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Before going into the history of this training procedure, let me first define it: Force-breaking is

Stop the Drop: How to Force-Break Your Dog

James B. Spencer - August 13, 2012

Before going into the history of this training procedure, let me first define it:...

If your retriever, Ole Magic Marker (hereinafter referred to as

Tune Up That Pup: How to Prepare Your Dog for Hunting Season

Dylan Polk - July 09, 2012

If your retriever, Ole Magic Marker (hereinafter referred to as "OMM"), has been lying around...

Many retrieverites assume the blind retrieve has always been with us, as if Eve taught Adam to

British Braggin' Rights: The Advantages of British Retriever Trials

James B. Spencer - June 25, 2012

Many retrieverites assume the blind retrieve has always been with us, as if Eve taught Adam to

Unless you're putting one on a fish hook, worms are something to be avoided. That goes double in

How to Prevent Worms in Your Dog

Mark Romanack - May 25, 2012

Unless you're putting one on a fish hook, worms are something to be avoided. That goes double...

Grape vines had overrun the empty chain-link kennel, deep grass claiming the inside. As I walked

Regaining Hope: Remembering My Best Hunting Dog

Skip Knowles - March 12, 2012

Grape vines had overrun the empty chain-link kennel, deep grass claiming the inside. As I...



A scary situation turns into a victorious tale of a persevering chocolate Lab from Steve Osborn,

Determined Retriever Falls Through Ice, Still Gets Duck

Joe Genzel - January 13, 2012

A scary situation turns into a victorious tale of a persevering chocolate Lab from Steve...

The ideal golden retriever can do just about anything today's American waterfowl hunter wants his

The Midas Touch: Golden Retrievers Make Great Duck Dogs

James B. Spencer - November 16, 2011

The ideal golden retriever can do just about anything today's American waterfowl hunter wants...

The opportunity to discuss puppies is sweet reward to a guy  who loves retrievers to a fault. With

Tips for Picking Your Next Retriever

Mark Romanack - July 27, 2011

The opportunity to discuss puppies is sweet reward to a guy  who loves retrievers to a fault....

A few decades ago, the typical hunting dog lived outside in a kennel environment. Modern hunting

Pest Control for Retrievers

Mark Romanack - July 06, 2011

A few decades ago, the typical hunting dog lived outside in a kennel environment. Modern...

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