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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 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 Episode 37 - questions about transitioning the clicker retrieve to outdoors and popping on retrievesJuly 07, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 36 - putting handling togetherJune 17, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 35 - what to do with dogs that disappoint usJune 02, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 34 - 3-in-a-row drill and listener questionsMay 22, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 33 - Wagonwheels and 'settling' dogs downApril 15, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 32 - Exercising and socialising during the coronavirusMarch 27, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 31 - a brief word about coronavirusMarch 21, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 30 - Sight blinds, permanent blinds and cold blindsMarch 08, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 29 - Interview with Hannah BraniganFebruary 21, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 28 - Interview with Ellen Naumann about BATJanuary 17, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 27 - the draw for my book, COIs and thoughts about blind retrievesDecember 20, 2019 Episode artwork