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Gun Dog First Aid in the Field

Tyler Shoberg

Gun dogs are going to find trouble, and you need to be prepared. Make sure you have these supplies at the ready!

Does Your Duck Dog Need A Pro Trainer's Help?

Tony Peterson - August 21, 2018

If you think your pup could benefit from a pro dog trainer, the sooner the better says author Tony J. Peterson.

How to Start Over When You Lose a Gun Dog

Tom Dokken - June 21, 2018

Starting over with a new hunting pup can be a challenge. Follow Tom Dokken's tips for making a wise decision when choosing your next gun dog.

Double Your Drill Distance To Create A Dynamic Duck Dog

Tony Peterson - June 20, 2018

Follow these tips during your summer training sessions to ensure your duck dog will retrieve birds from farther distances.

Training Tips for Your Distracted Duck Dogs

Tony Peterson - May 04, 2018

Having a difficult time with your four-legged hunting partner? Author Tony J. Peterson offers some top-notch training tips for your duck dogs.f

Don't Sleep on Summer Dog Training

Tom Dokken - April 25, 2018

Summer dog training, while difficult to get motivated for, can be key in getting ready prepared for the season ahead.

Properly Introducing Your Dog to Gunfire

Bill Gibson - March 23, 2018

Properly introducing your dog to gunfire is integral for training your new partner in the field. Author Bill Gibson explains how you'll want to go about it.

Is Hunting One Dog for Everything a Good Idea?

Tom Dokken - November 21, 2017

The good and bad of using your retriever to hunt both waterfowl and upland birds. Multi-tasking

How To Finish The Trained Retrieve

Tom Dokken - August 17, 2017

Editors Note: Part 3 in a Series It has taken two columns to get to this point, but your dog is

'Force Fetching' Doesn't Have To Be Draconian

Tom Dokken - August 17, 2017

Editor's Note: Part 2 in a series Last issue I broke down the importance of natural hold and

Retrievers: How To Develop Natural Pick Up And Carry

Tom Dokken - July 25, 2017

Nearly all retriever puppies have an inherent desire to pick objects up with their mouth. But only

How to avoid the dangers of overheating your waterfowling dog

Tyler Shoberg - July 25, 2017

Dogs can overheat relatively quickly regardless of the temperature in the duck blind. Factors such

Get Your Dog's Feet In Shape Right Now!

Tyler Shoberg - June 21, 2017

Caring for your dog's feet is a top priority, especially if you own a field dog that may cover

Best Retriever Photos of the Year

Skip Knowles - April 27, 2017

Capturing the beauty of retrievers doing what they do best naturally is an art form. These dogs

Wounded Waterfowl Demand a Steady Dog

Tom Dokken - November 22, 2016

Most of us think we are dead-eyes with a shotgun, but in waterfowling sometimes we'll only wing a

What to Look for in a Young Retriever

Bill Gibson - October 14, 2016

When the day for picking a puppy arrives, I go through four evaluation steps before making my final

Is Your Lab Becoming Less Loyal and More Lonesome?

Tyler Shoberg - September 30, 2016

Any reputable dog breeder will tell you: great retrievers come from great genes. That's why they

What to Do When Your Dog Confronts a Critter

Tyler Shoberg - September 14, 2016

I wouldn't wish explosive canine diarrhea on my worst enemy. Thankfully, this episode was taking

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