"It takes years of training, hunting and research to understand grouse hunting and grouse dogs…Ann Jandernoa has all of those assets.  Ann has used that knowledge to write 


Training Your Grouse Dog to be a Foot Hunting Companion Gun Dog


 There is no book on the market today that explains grouse dog training as well as Ann’s publication. Using Ann’s training methods, you’ll have a better grouse dog and have greater enjoyment afield with your treasured companion."  


Paul Fuller

Host, Bird Dogs Afield TV

Written by Ann Jandernoa, professional guide, breeder of grouse dogs, and owner of Northwind Enterprises, located in the Northwood's of Wisconsin, this manual is a unique, positive training method structured for the first year of training your pup to become a good grouse dog.


With an unparalleled understanding of grouse habitat and the traits of a grouse, Ann’s insight shared in this training manual will help you to better understand how to train your young pup to hunt these difficult upland birds.  This manual focuses on the first year of your pup’s development as it grows into becoming a good, hopefully great, grouse dog.


Training Your Grouse Dog to be

a Foot Hunting Companion Gun Dog


contains photos and illustrations to help you better understand the detailed training methods that are outlined in this manual.  There are detailed skill development exercises from teaching your pup to settle, focusing its eye contact, incorporating whoa into its daily life, then graduating to quartering, hand signals, noise conditioning, and more.  There are exercises on teaching your pup to work with minimal scent, learning to work unproductive points, relocating as needed, and locating the bird.  This manual describes a process that will help you develop the foot hunting companion you want both in the grouse woods as well as in your home. Over the first year of your pup’s life every interaction you have with it has the potential to be a training lesson.


By starting at a young age you are building the foundation for a future grouse dog that knows how to work the cover, works within gun range, and has learned to point and work a grouse while putting minimal pressure on the bird.


 This manual is designed for both the avid grouse hunter as well as someone who is just getting into grouse hunting.  The goal they both share is that they want to start with their own puppy and over time become grouse hunting partners that will share many seasons of enjoyable and productive hunts.  


About the Author: Each year Ann, along with her partner Skip Souther, conduct over 140 guided hunts for clients that have traveled to the Northwood's of Wisconsin in search of the Ruffed Grouse.  Their guide business depends on developing dogs that excel at locating grouse for their clients.  With each guided hunt their dogs prove their worth in the woods by locating grouse and also by working with and for the hunter.  Ann M. Jandernoa, is a professional forester, cartographer, grouse guide, grouse dog breeder and owner of Northwind Enterprise LLC since she founded it in 2001.

Training Your Grouse Dog to be a Foot Hunting Companion Gun Dog

Published by ExpressPress/ISBN: 978-1-9359203-8-0/Printed in USA

150 page color, spiral bound training manual, printed on 80# satin finish coated stock,

packaged in a resealable sleeve.

Extensive photography provided by Days Afield Photography, LLC


You can purchase your copy of Training Your Grouse Dog to be a Foot Hunting Companion Gun Dog for $42.00 plus S/H by clicking on the following button:

Displayed blow are sample pages of from our Grouse Dog Training Manual:


I read most of your book and really enjoyed it.  I have over 10 books that I have collected over the years on bird dog training, and yours condenses the best concepts for training a true grouse dog.  Thanks again for the book.  


Have a good evening. Forrest

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