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Gun River Training Grounds
Owned and operated by Renée Bosarge Ivy, Gun River’s Kennel and Training Facility is located in the heart of the Willamette Valley Flyway, adjacent to Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge.

This extremely rural setting has access to over 400 acres of training grounds ranging from Agricultural to native Savannah grass. In addition, there are numerous ponds on the properties, each unique with various characteristics and challenging factors.

Gun River also has use of 15 acres of flooded corn with both pit and above ground blinds for training after the hunting season is concluded.

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Meet Renée Bosarge Ivy

Renée has 28-plus years experience in training and breeding dogs. More recently, she has expanded into rehabilitating and training dogs damaged by abuse, neglect and mishandling.

She built upon an education foundation that focused on troubled children (much of which applies to “problem” dogs); added experience gained in various fields of work with dogs, and continues to develop her knowledge and skills through continuing learning.

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