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Retrievers Born To Hunt

by Skip Knowles 0

Maybe it was a smelly old Chessy, or a cute-as-hell white Lab pup that once wrestled your kids and looked… more »


What to Look for in a Young Retriever

by Bill Gibson 0

When the day for picking a puppy arrives, I go through four evaluation steps before making my final decision: 1…. more »


Is Your Lab Becoming Less Loyal and More Lonesome?

by Tyler Shoberg 0

Any reputable dog breeder will tell you: great retrievers come from great genes. That’s why they don’t haphazardly mix dogs… more »

Dog Training with Decoys

Take More Breaks During Off-Season Dog Training

by Tom Dokken 0

Most of the dogs I’ve hunted alongside have always had a good attitude in the blind. But that’s not always… more »

Training a bird dog for the first hunt of the season

How to Prepare Your Bird Dog for the Season

by Tom Dokken 0

If there is one thing I’ve learned in all my years as a professional dog trainer it’s this: plan for… more »

Stoping dog whining

Loudmouth Labs: How to Stop Dog Whining

by Tom Dokken 0

My first experience with a truly vocal duck dog occurred long ago when I was in high school. A good… more »


Avoiding Giardia in Dogs

by Tyler Shoberg 0

With two hunting dogs in the family, I’ve learned to expect the unexpected. For instance, when Remy was a pup,… more »


3 Retriever Training Exercises for the Time-Strapped Waterfowler

by Tony Peterson 0

You’re not a professional trainer and you’ve got a full-time job, a few kids at home, and a litany of… more »


Killing Cancer: How Veterinarians Are Keeping Dogs Hunting Longer

by Kyle Wintersteen 0

Four of the most gut-wrenching words a veterinarian can utter are “your dog has cancer.” It’s a life-changing diagnosis that… more »


4 Drills to Help Your Dog Master Multiple Retrieves

by Tom Dokken 0

Good duck dogs need to know how to count—at least to two, anyway. Eventually, they should be able to count… more »

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