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Autumn’s New Leaf: Day Three — November 16, 2022

Today, Autumn was active in our new arena — an open-air space with a covered roof, that provides both a sense of the outdoors, while being sheltered. This space was a great location to help Autumn continue to build her... »

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The Arrival of Autumn: Day One — November 14, 2022

It’s not often anyone would look forward to the arrival of a police vehicle, but on Monday, November 14, 2022, the entire QK team could not wait for the animal control officer from Suffield, Connecticut to park by our front... »

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The application of whistles in working field dogs

There are 3 universal whistle commands most commonly used for retrievers and flushing dogs (spaniels) for upland training. Many owners inquire about using whistles in the field to communicate with their dogs. There are great benefits to using whistles however... »

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Real Dogs - Real Solutions

Jackson

A note from Jackson’s owners after some time back at home: Good Morning to the staff at QK Kennels. I wanted to send a BIG thank you to Kiira for taking the time to invest in our boy. Jackson is... »

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Navigator

A note from Navigator’s owner, to QK Dogs Trainer, Chris Parry:   Hi Chris! I just wanted to give you another quick update.  Gator has done spectacular over the last week.  We’ve worked hard on commands and boundaries and he... »

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Oliver

Thank you Kiira and the entire QK staff.  We now have harmony and balance in our home!   It has been two weeks since Oliver, our nine month old Bernese Mountain Dog, returned home from QK’s four week boot camp... »

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Recent Achievements

New AKC Master Hunter

Congratulations to QK Owner Jennifer Broome and Quinebaug’s Sweet Filly In The Ferns MH for passing six out of six straight tests. Thanks also to QK Gun Dog trainer Megan Richardson for assisting handling.

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CH Quinebaug’s Beastly Bailey NA Prize 1, NRD

Congratulations to Quinebaug Kennel’s bred GSP: CH Quinebaug’s Beastly Bailey NA Prize 1, NRD. Owner Diana DeJohn has worked diligently with Bailey to receive his NAVHDA Prize 1 as a puppy, as well as great times in the show ring... »

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CH Quinebaug’s Gamble on Dusseldorf RD

Breeder, owner, handler Jennifer Broome handled Doozy for her 10 single points and AKC pro handler Lori Mowery handled her for her incredible majors.  CH Quinebaug’s Gamble on Dusseldorf RD, “Doozy” is now in field trial training with Jennifer.

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