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#5669619 - 03/25/15 09:57 PM gun training a puppy, would 410 work starting out?
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I'm going to be starting to gun train a 6 M old Brittany, and wondering if a 410 would work to start him out on shooting far away and then gradually working closer? I ask this, since my son is turning 9 and i was thinking of buying a 410 youth shotfun for him to go out and hunt some small game with me, and was thinking that it may be a good gun for training slowly my puppy to get used to gun sound....I don't own a 22, and don't really want to buy one just for that purpose, if i don't have to.

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#5669686 - 03/25/15 10:46 PM Re: gun training a puppy, would 410 work starting out? [Re: DoveMaster]
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I would advise against it. I use a blank gun with 209 primers and start quite a ways away.
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#5669758 - 03/26/15 05:21 AM Re: gun training a puppy, would 410 work starting out? [Re: Eagle 1]
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Originally Posted By: Eagle 1
I would advise against it. I use a blank gun with 209 primers and start quite a ways away.
Good advice up
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#5669856 - 03/26/15 07:22 AM Re: gun training a puppy, would 410 work starting out? [Re: DoveMaster]
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I start off with a kids cap gun and work up to a 209 primer

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#5669895 - 03/26/15 07:50 AM Re: gun training a puppy, would 410 work starting out? [Re: DoveMaster]
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I'd find out his background with gunfire before I decided. My little yorkie never paid any attention to a 20 the first time she heard it. Any gun at a distance should give you a clue.
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#5670339 - 03/26/15 12:02 PM Re: gun training a puppy, would 410 work starting out? [Re: DoveMaster]
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Great advice guys, gives me something to chew on, gracias!

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#5670363 - 03/26/15 12:12 PM Re: gun training a puppy, would 410 work starting out? [Re: DoveMaster]
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I would get some distance and play fetch also . If there a gun club close by that would be a great place but keep some distance and the next time take him a little closer

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#5690585 - 04/08/15 04:02 PM Re: gun training a puppy, would 410 work starting out? [Re: DoveMaster]
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First time I took mine out to hunt he was 7 mos old and I carried a 12ga. Didn't bother him a bit.
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#5694611 - 04/10/15 10:30 PM Re: gun training a puppy, would 410 work starting out? [Re: slow944]
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Originally Posted By: slow944
First time I took mine out to hunt he was 7 mos old and I carried a 12ga. Didn't bother him a bit.



You got lucky. I would advise the OP against doing that and would recommend he introduce it slow and from long distances moving closer over several days keeping it all up beat and happy.
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