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Rug-ged Retrievers Duck Dog Training
Responsible hunting is an important part of our great Ecosystem.  Bring back the great sport of American hunting !  Have your purebred dog trained !  God Bless America !  Hug a Hunter !

Welcome to Rug-ged Retrievers, the original & finest duck dog training facility in Colorado, convenient to Denver, Colorado Springs & the entire front range.  We are the number one choice of the serious waterfowl hunter, like yourself, who is looking for personal, professional, customized duck dog training. We train most sporting breeds, specializing in Retrievers.

At Rug-ged Retrievers our focus is on training top notch hunting dogs for both waterfowl hunting and upland bird hunting. Whether your passion is duck, goose, pheasant, chuckar, quail, or any other type of upland bird or waterfowl hunting, we will customize your dog's training program to meet your needs. 

In addition to gun dog training, we offer obedience training for all breeds specializing in off leash control & problem solving.  

Rug-ged Retrievers is also  the home of the "original" Puppy Head Start Program in Colorado.


Give us a call today.  We'd love to speak with you, listen to what you have to say, and set up a training program customized for you, your dog & your hunting style.

  • We don't have assistant trainers who are here today and gone tomorrow

  • We don't offer quick fixes, there is no such thing

  • We are honest & reliable

  • We are family owned & operated, we work for you, not a dog training franchise

  • You and your dog will receive the professional, personal service you deserve and are looking for

  • You'll receive regular progress reports & updates 

  • Your dog will get Ducks, Ducks and more Ducks!!!!

  • Your dog will be trained at the ORIGINAL & FINEST DUCK DOG training facility in Colorado


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Call today for additional information or to schedule your dog's evaluation 719-325-9352
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​Over 25 years of references available.
Pre-training interviews & evaluations are encouraged. Come meet us, tour our facility & we will evaluate your dog before making a decision. 
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