Training - Equipment

The following are basics needed in order to train your spaniel. No matter where you begin on the highway of dog training there is some equipment you may wish to invest in.

  • For the handlers:
    • Whistle - Acme 210 1/2 is the perferred spaniel whistle
    • Lanyard
    • Walking Boots that have good support and are water proof
    • Blue dot and/or 2 way radios. (Note: Check out the FCC guidlenes for radio usage). Also there is a good article by Bill Fawcett at Spaniel Journal about Blue Dot radios for those who are not familiar with them.
  • For the dogs:
    • Collars
    • Leads (snap or slip lead)
    • Bumpers
    • Scent
    • Tennis balls
    • Foam dummies