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The "Here" Command

Updated: April 8, 2008, 4:09 PM ET
By Rhett Kermicle | sportdog.com

I'm always amazed at how many different opinions there are on the time and technique for teaching one of the most basic hunting dog commands: "Come," or, as most trainers say, "Here." It has always been common for trainers to preach that this command should be one of the first things you teach your puppy. But more and more hunters are learning the benefits of teaching this command when the dog is more mature.

This is the reasoning for waiting: Every hunter's goal, regardless of whether ...

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