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Critter Collars should be a "must have" in your box of whelping supplies.   For more information click here for their website


Ester -C


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Importance of Ester-C relating to hip dysplasia


Ester-C for Dogs


Ester-C - New Forms and New Uses in Dogs





HRC Website - click here


HRCH Brandywines Duramizer Chip UNCH09

HRCH Lilly's Full Choke Hunter - runner up at 2010 BSS Retriever Nationals in Intermediate

HRCH UH Brandywines Front Paige News - runner up at 2010 BSS Upland Nationals in Intermediate

HRCH UH Brandywines Bessie's Mojo UNCH11

HRCH UH Brandywines Waterfowl Drake

HRCH Brandywines Summer Shandy-Leinie



YouTube Videos


Phil & John - Abby Doubles run - BDC 3rd Season


Brandywines Living Like a Rock Star - Roxey - at 11 weeks


Brandywine Creek Recommendations


Verbal  Commands to Use


                Kennel – go into crate, also feed your pup/dog in crate


                Here – come to me now


                Sit – Sit until another command is given


                Heel – walk beside me with lead slack


Whistle Commands


                1 toot – sit


                2 toots – turn direction in hunting field


                3 toots – come in


Handling Commands


                ‘Mark’  - Look out for birds being thrown, scan skyline


                ‘dog name’ – releases dog to go after a mark (something thrown)


                ‘Dead Bird’ – used to que a dog that he is running a blind


                ‘Back’ – command to send a dog on a blind


Things we use


Wonder Lead by Delmar Smith – use this when teaching heel - – use ‘Brandywine’ discount code

Wonder Lead by Delmar Smith



 Avery Bumpers – used to throw for you pup when training marks - - – use ‘Brandywine’ discount code

 Avery Regular HexaBumper Retriever Dummy





Avery Bird EZ Bird – used to throw for your dog when training marks – - – use ‘Brandywine’ discount code

      ... Supplies / Training Aids / Avery Outdoors EZ Bird Mallard Pet Trainer

Beef Center Bones – for dogs/pups to chew on – available at 7” & 4”

Beef Center Bones

 Kuranda Dog Bed – as close to chew proof as we have found – and we have tried several.  Go to Brandywine Creek website and follow link.  We use the small size, 40 oz vinyl top

 Ear Care


Epi-Otic ear cleaner to clean ear and/or put in ear after swimming – is cheapest, 16 oz


Purple Stuff – used to treat ear infections and yeast infections in the ear

16 oz. bottle witch hazel
4 tablespoons Boric Acid Powder
16 drops Gentian Violet 1% Solution


Put in ear after cleaning or after swimming



Kennel Talk by Ken M Blomberg


Owner Created Problems by Jim Karlovec


Retriever Psychology by Wade Bourne


Training in the Snow - Spaniel Journal

Gun Dogs Online - Monthly Articles

Puppy Training - "Puppy Kindergarten" by Pam Kadlec

Training the Boykin Pup for Turkey Hunting by Chuck Warner












Tri-Tronics Retriever Training by Jim and Phyllis Dobbs  - we found ours online at 

DVD – Game Dog with Charles T Journey - using the techniques from Richard A Wolters. 
Evan Graham's Smarkworks Finished Dog - by Charles Journey

This book is awesome and very easy to understand.  Learn how to read your dog.

Mike Lardy's Total Retriever Training - book and DVD - we use alot of his methods when training our dogs for HRC - Bill Hillmans Puppy Video





BSS 2009 National Intermediate Retriever Champion - HR UH Brandywines Chocolate Covered Cherry NUICH07 BSS 2009 National Novice Upland Champion - SHR Brandywines Duramizer Chip
These Dogs will Hunt - Daily Reporter - 09/28/07 Truck Vault News Release
BSS 2012 Open Champion - HRCH UH Brandywines Browning Citori Feather BSS 2011 Upland Novice Champion - HR Brandywines Bessie's Mojo
Dogged Pursuit: Canine champ proves its pedigree - Daily Reporter - 10/31/07 Podcast interview about Boykin Spaniels by Bird Dogs Forever - 3/11/08

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