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Hold the Line

Jo Laurens

THE podcast for force-free gundog training! Hold the Line is committed to helping you to train your dog to an advanced level, using motivational methods and without the use of fear. Or pain. Or anything else nasty.

Recent Episodes

Episode 62 - the Remote StopNovember 17, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 61 - Adolescence and what to do about itOctober 30, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 60 - gun-shyness and puppies loose aboot the hooseOctober 10, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 59 - interview with Hannah Woods and Ian Clark about StabyhounsSeptember 22, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 58 - developing reinforcers *before* contact with game and problem-solving changes in enthusiasmSeptember 13, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 57 - attachment theory and puppies; preventing resource guarding; and raising a pup with strong hunting instincts August 30, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 56 - what does 'not walking the dog' look like? Can I play tug with a gundog? How do I get my dog not to visit the dummy thrower on marks?August 15, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 55 - crate training a puppy, taking 'walks' versus training and how to train the turn whistle (cont)July 14, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 54 - positive interrupters, do they inadvertently reinforce unwanted behaviour? And some thoughts about food motivationMay 23, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 53 - questions about shot, marked retrieves, and dealing with male dogs that want to pee on everythingMay 15, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 52 - introducing your dog to shot and gundog training for vegetariansApril 18, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 51 - Why not to introduce your little puppy to live birds and why instead you should develop alternative reinforcersApril 08, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 50 - listener questions and equipment recommendationsMarch 29, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 49 - introducing Steady! (my new course)March 12, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 48 - swapping and 3HC (3 handed casting)February 25, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 47 - Interview with Penney Baker (about using the Pet Tutor for retrieving drills)February 04, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 46 - the Workbook is here!January 21, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 45 - interview with Josephine LockJanuary 01, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 44 - the turn whistle and using tugs and flirt poles for steadiness and pointingNovember 26, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 43 - introducing forcefreegundog.comOctober 24, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 42 - Interview with Craig KoshykOctober 08, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 41 - lining across water (and not bank-running)October 02, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 40 - fitness during the season and some thoughts about 'triangulation'September 12, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 39 - Interview with Jane ArdernAugust 28, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 38 - Puppy exercise and developing food motivationAugust 06, 2020 Episode artwork