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Buying a Gun Dog Puppy

Congratulations! You’re the proud owner of a 2014, fully equipped, shiny new gun puppy. Power windows, factory air, white walls, the full schmear. How did you arrive at this purchase? Well, you did some serious research before you picked this … Continue reading

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Don’t Lose Control of Your Lab

The number one hunting dog on the planet is the Labrador Retriever. Smart, lovable and loyal. While most of these gentle animals will all but hug your heel when taking a walk, they have a spark of adventure. Especially in … Continue reading

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Important Milestones in Puppy Development

Do this: Put your hand on your chest. Feel a heartbeat? Good. That means you’ll probably experience exactly the same “non tin-man” sense do when you pick up your new best friend from your chosen breeder. If you get that … Continue reading

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You Can Teach an Old Dog New Tricks: Summer Practice

Those poor kids, training on the field during the summer months for the fall football season. Give thanks to the coaches for recognizing when the students are about to blow a radiator. “Hit the bench,” the boss says. For good … Continue reading

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Hide and Not Be Found: Camouflaging the Dog

There’s an old gag about a bunch of kids playing hide-and-seek in the early evening hours around their neighborhood. One of the more ingenious ones figures that by hiding in a barn nearby would be the perfect place to conceal … Continue reading

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Pregnancy in Dogs and What to Expect

It’s not everyone who can boast that they were born in the laundry room, right next to the dryer. However, if you have enough friends on Facebook, we bet someone will be able to say they were born in the … Continue reading

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The Border Collie

Many people don’t know that Albert Einstein did not come-up with the theory of relativity. Close friends and relatives of ol’ Al are fully aware that his 4-year old border collie – Fritz – was the driving force behind E=MC2. … Continue reading

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Good Dog – Making Your Home Look Like You Don’t Have a Dog

Having a loving, non-judgmental best friend is its own reward. No, we’re not talking about your spouse. No one has that much luck. We’re sticking with the one that walks on four legs, has a tail and pants. Although, in … Continue reading

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Comprehensive Training with a Tri-Tronic Collar – Part 3

In this final installment, we conclude the three-part series how to train your gun dog using the Tri-Tronic Collar. A book called them Tri-Tronics Retriever Training Book by Jim and Phyllis Dobbs with Alice Woodyard could best be described as … Continue reading

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Comprehensive Training with a Tri-Tronic Collar – Part 2

As we mentioned in Part 1, when you’re training your gun dog, there are few better methods to use than the Tri-Tronic Collar. A book called them Tri-Tronics Retriever Training Book by Jim and Phyllis Dobbs with Alice Woodyard could … Continue reading

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