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Dave Rorem & Ty Rorem

Handling Heritage:Rorem Retrievers Training Secrets

🗓️ Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2024 🕢 Time: 8:00 PM Eastern

Who's in the Spotlight?

We've got the dynamic father-daughter duo, Dave Rorem and Ty Rorem! 🚀 They're diving into their world of training and handling techniques, spilling the beans on how their teamwork is like a well-choreographed dance.

What's on the Agenda:

  • Family Secrets: Discover the uncanny similarities in their training techniques and how it's shaped Ty's handling skills.

  • Dave's Playbook: Ever wondered what goes on in the mind of a handler coach? Dave is here to share his playbook for success.

  • Ty's Game Day Magic: Ty, known as one of the best Game Day handlers in the country, will unwrap the secrets behind her game day excellence.


The link to join Masterclass will be emailed to you the day of event if you have registered prior to 6:00 PM EASTERN. This link will take you directly to the Masterclass. If you are unable to join us for the live event, all of Purina Masterclass replays will be posted in the Purina Masterclass Library. 


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Dave Rorem

With nearly 50 years of experience, Dave's journey into retriever training began in his childhood in West Central Minnesota. Starting with gun dogs, he stumbled upon his passion for the Retriever Field Trial sport in 1975, a moment that marked the beginning of a lifelong dedication.

Throughout his early years, Dave honed his skills by training with various professional and amateur mentors. The turning point came during his extensive 12-year collaboration with Rex Carr, where Dave not only trained dogs but also received advanced education in the field.

Since 1977, Dave, along with his wife Paulette and their daughter Ty, has been at the helm of Rorem Retrievers, operating in both Minnesota and Texas. Specializing in field trial dogs, their efforts have yielded impressive results, boasting a portfolio of over 80 Field Champions, 1 National Open Champion, 4 Canadian National Open Champions, 3 Canadian National Amateur Champions, and over 60 National Finalists. Dave's legacy in the world of retriever training is marked by his unwavering commitment and a trail of successful dogs that have left their mark in the field.

Ty Rorem

Ty was born and raised in the world of dog training, kicking off her canine journey at an early age. Her initial encounter with Rex's place happened when she was around 12 years old. Rex keenly observed her interactions with the dogs over the course of several weeks and prophesied to Dave that it wouldn't be long before Dave became the second-best handler in the family.

In 2005, Ty took the plunge and joined Dave and Paulette full-time. Since then, she has immersed herself in training and handling, achieving remarkable milestones. Ty has successfully trained and handled numerous Field Champions, showcasing her innate talent and dedication to the craft. Notably, she has steered seven dogs to the esteemed position of National Finalists, further solidifying her reputation as an exceptional handler in the field.

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