Ray Dohse is a professional pointing dog trainer who can assist you in having your weekend hunting partner tuned up, having your puppy broke, getting an AKC Field Champion or Amateur Field Champion title, or winning a National Field Trial for your breed. 
Having 44 years of experience training and handling, both you and your dog can benefit from his
vast experience and knowledge.
In just the last few years, Ray's students (dogs and handlers!) have won:
20 Dog of the Year Awards
6 #1 GSPCA OLGD of the Year Awards
Over 85 Year End High Point Top Ten awards
9 National Championships
8 Runner-Up National Championships
3 National Futurity Winners
45 Hour Placements in last two seasons
70+ AKC Field Championships in 8 breeds
American Field Championships

Ray Dohse's Eshod Farm

Field Trial and Gun Dog Training for the Pointing Breeds

Irish Setters, German Shorthaired Pointers, Vizslas, English Setters, Pointers, Brittanys, German Wirehaired Pointers
Our Latest Field Champions!

2012 GSPCA #1 Open Limited Gun Dog
2X NGDC-RU FC AFC Eshods Arkansas Lady
This is Ray's 6th #1 OLGD
Owner: Dr Orville Williams

2011 NGSPA #1 Open Shooting Dog
Ike's Eshods Delight "DEE"
Owners: Ed and Trudy Moody  

    FC Pursuit's Flashy Chick
   trained and handled by Kim
       finished Jan 2013
    Jay and Jean Hallaron

  FC Eshod's Rosie O'Floin
trained and handled by Ray
  finished December 2012
Owners: Bob and Tracy Doran
Ray Dohse & Kim Trafton
      PO Box 225
  Wrightsville, GA 31096


    Ray: 386-451-3798
    Kim 478-299-3815
         Eshod's Shot of Tequila
                   " ' Quila"

Kim Trafton brings to Eshod Farm 25 years of professional dog training and breeding experience.  Having primarily trained retrievers for AKC and UKC Hunt tests, obedience trials, and conformation shows.  Kim can assist you in having your hunting partner tuned up, either pointing breed or retriever breeds.  Kim has learned the skills necessary to whoa break your pointing dog, force break to retrieve, introduce your puppy to birds (Puppy Kindergarten).  Kim manages breedings and litters for several of our clients raising several litters a year here at Eshod Farm and Kennel. Accomplishments include:
2 Master National Qualifiers
60 + AKC Hunt Test Titles
42 AKC Obedience/Rally Titles/ Including HIT award
12 UKC Titles
4 AKC Show Champions
1 AKC Field Champion (Brittany)
Pointed Dogs in several breeds

                              WINTER CAMP ** WRIGHTSVILLE GEORGIA

            We will be home from our East Coast Circuit November 18, 2013
                   Ready to take just a couple dogs for winter training.

                Tune Ups, Whoa and Retrieve Training, Puppy Kindergarten

                                    CONTACT US TO  BOOK NOW!

        SPRING 2014 SCHEDULE

      March 28 - Salem NE
           NGSPA Great Plains OSD

     April 7 - 12 Hickman Ranch, IA
           Iowa Brittany Club

     April 11 - 13 Portage , Wisconsin
           Viszla Club All Breed

     April 18 - 20 Palo, Iowa
           GSP of Eastern Iowa

     April 21 - 22 Palo, Iowa
           NGSPA Hawkeye OSD

     April 26 - 27 Paw Paw, IL
          Western Irish Setter


        Eshod's Danny Boy