How to Introduce Your Dog to Gunfire Sound (and Other Loud Sounds)

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Training dogs of any command or socialising them in the city with sounds, smells, people and all the chaos is not the same as getting your pup accustomed to the gunfire sound.

The sound of shooting is an active artificial intervention in the environment, so you have to do it step-by-step avoiding mistakes. Even the boldest pup in the litter might become gunfire shy if the introduction to the gunfire is not handled correctly. A shy dog is not what you want, especially if we speak about gun dogs.
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VJP Test 2016

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April 23 we had VJP exam – test for young pointing dogs (up to 24 months).
Exam was organised by “Deutsch Drahthaar“ (KADD) Organisation. Judges:
Tatjana Cirkina, Jevgenij Cirkin, Sigitas Aleksa and Aleksej Soldatov (president of Russian Drahthaar Association). Continue reading

2 x More Successful IDS

05-06 of March we had 2 x International Dog Shows hold in Vilnius.

So, today I will share pictures from 2 x IDS – “Lithuanian Winner’16” and “Vilnius CUP’16”.

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Callidus Invictum UPE (INVI) | 3 years

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IDS – Best in Show IV, BIG 1 and BIG 2

The Show season of 2016 is opened loud.

We are back from Kaunas International Dog Show with great results: New Junior Champion, 3 x CACIB, 1 x R. CACIB, BOS, 2 x BOB, res. BEST in GROUP, BEST in GROUP and BEST in SHOW IV..

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Magas (Halston Caps Lock) winning Best in Show IV at the age of 18 months

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International Dog Show – Best of Breed and more

Every year we participate at the Christmas INT Dog shows in Vilnius.
It’s nice to end the Show year with special mood seeing friends and participating last weekend before Christmas.

So this year we were a big smiley company with our beloved dogs.
On Saturday German Shorthaired Pointers were judged by honorable judge ROBERTO VELEZ PICO (Puerto Rico). Continue reading

LARA – New Member of UPE Kennel Family

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Lara before leaving her breeder Istvan Nagy in Hungary

This year – 2015 is very special to our kennel. I would say the most important year in our history since I begun to live with GSP in 2003 and never stopped by then to take interest in this absolutely perfect breed to me.

We import puppies from different kennels and different blood-lines as the strongest aim is to keep this breed in high quality from all aspects.
I am planing to write a separate record about year 2015 and abstract aim of our actions.

And now want to say a short story about our very very beautiful young female puppy Malomkozi LARA. Continue reading