DVD/Book Reviews

  • It's Not The Dog's Fault

    It’s Not the Dog’s Fault by Randy Bohn  A Step-by Step Training Program to help Noisy and…

    by Dennis Voigt
    Posted May 28, 2024

  • The 2019 Farmer/Lardy Symposium REMATCH Video

    The 2019 Farmer/Lardy Symposium REMATCH Video

    The latest video from YBSmedia documents many lessons from the 2019 Farmer/Lardy REMATCH Symposium


    by Dennis Voigt
    Posted March 29, 2020

  • Farmer Lardy Symposium DVD Review

    Farmer Lardy Symposium DVD Review

    The Farmer/Lardy Symposium was a landmark retriever training event in 2017 captured on film. Read this review of the 11 hour DVD, highly recommended for the retriever trainer.

    by Dennis Voigt
    Posted November 26, 2017

  • Review of Hillmann's Fundamentals Part 2-Water

    Bill Hillmann has two DVDs on his Fundamentals training program. They are similar to a Basics level with some early Transition work. The first was Land Fundamentals and here Dennis Voigt reviews Part 2 on water fundamentals

    by Dennis Voigt
    Posted April 01, 2014

  • Review of Hillmann's Training a Retriever Puppy Revised

    Bill Hillmann's 1st edition Training a Retriever Puppy has been widely received as an excellent method for early puppy training. The 2nd edition reviewed here by Dennis Voigt adds much new material and features several different pups. Contents of the 2 DVD are listed.

    by Dennis Voigt
    Posted April 01, 2013

  • Review of Training with Mike Lardy Volumes

    Mike Lardy's Volumes are from his Retriever Journal articles and are one of the best buys out there. This review describes his latest Volume 4 plus lists Contents of Volume 1-3. They are available at

    by Dennis Voigt
    Posted January 01, 2013

  • Fowl Dogs 4 Review

    In this review  of Rick Stawski's latest DVD, Dennis Voigt describes the collection of marking and handling drills featured in this DVD. It is an excellent collection and well-illustrated by Rick

    by Dennis Voigt
    Posted April 01, 2012

  • Mike Lardy's Total Retriever Training 2 Review

    Mike Lardy's Total Retriever Training has become the gold standard program for field trial and hunt test retriever training. The 2nd Edition reviewed here contains much new and improved material while retaining the proven and time-tested program.

    by Dennis Voigt
    Posted July 01, 2009

  • Review of Bill Hillmann's "Traffic Cop" DVD

    The "Traffic Cop" DVD expands on collar conditioning and reinforcing the "sit" command as a precursor to steadiness in the pup.

    by Dennis Voigt
    Posted January 01, 2012

  • 25 Essential Drills for Handling DVD and Book

    Dennis Voigt details the content of his new DVD and Book on Essential Drills

    by Dennis Voigt
    Posted January 10, 2014

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