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'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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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