Mia and 7 other litter mates were born a few days early, on a very cold Utah winter during 13 degree night. She was named after the dogs on the Disney film, "8 Below".
Foundation Training: Bird Introduction (build prey drive) * Whistle commands * Swim Work * Steady to Shot * Decoy Intro * Marking drills on land and water * Single Marks/Retrieves * Upland Training * Dead bird work primarily with ducks/pheasants * Practice hunting situations * Proper Gun Introduction * Kenneling * Sit (sit means sit, no stay needed) * Here * Front to Side Heel * Walking Heel * Place * Hunt Command & Nose Work
Mia has an incredible field and hunting heritage loaded with talent, titles and usages. She is an extreme athlete and built for speed and agility. Eager to please, loves the water and retrieves like a machine. With a low COI and good health records we are expecting a lot from this young dog.
Smart and very quick learner - Extremely birdy - Beautiful dark field coat - Natural delivery to hand - Very fast