Training Tips for Your Shed Dog Antler Dog

Training Tips for Your Shed Dog Antler Dog

Tips on Training Your Shed Dog In the world of shed-antler hunting, your chances of finding antlers significantly increase with the amount of ground that can be covered.  If you combine your dog’s ability to tirelessly cover miles of ground with his or her superior...

Hunting with Senior Dogs

Hunting with Senior Dogs

Smooth and Easy When Hunting with Senior Dogs The toughest aspect of dog ownership is that all young dogs grow old.  However, old age does not mean that your dog’s hunting days are over.  As long as he or she is willing, there is no reason to keep your senior dog from...

Common Problems With Bird Dogs

Common Problems With Bird Dogs

Common Bird Dog Problems Does a perfect bird dog exist?  In short, no.  However, there are a number of common problems that hunters face with their bird dogs that can be remedied in order to create a better hunting partner for your needs.  Listed here are common...

Handling, Lining and Wagon Wheel Drills

Handling, Lining and Wagon Wheel Drills

Wagon Wheel Drills - Control at the Line What many hunters overlook is that they would never need to spend time handling their dogs if alignment drills were practiced.  However, many hunters neglect these drills because they do not understand just how easy they are....

Retriever Training and Nutrition in Your Dog

Retriever Training and Nutrition in Your Dog

Nutrition is a Huge Part of Your Training - Nutrition in Your Dog Choosing a balanced, high quality food for your sport dog has never been easier.  More research than ever before has gone into nutrition in your dog, specifically as it relates to sporting dogs.  One...

Doggie Day Care Aggression Problems and Your Dog

Aggression Problems and Your Dog Few people associate doggie day care with aggression problems; after all, daycare is a place for happy-go-lucky dogs, right?  However, many canine behavioral experts disagree with the advertised virtues of day care, on the basis that...

Dog Training in the Heat of the Summer

Dog Training in the Heat of the Summer

Dog Training in the Heat When the weather is warm, the way you go about training your dog matters.  Here, tips for training in the heat will be discussed.   Grass and asphalt absorb heat differently, with asphalt and concrete surfaces feeling much warmer to the touch...

Getting Your Dog to Focus

Getting Your Dog to Focus

How Do I Get My Dog to Focus When you blow your whistle, your dog should be conditioned to immediately stop and look at you while holding eye contact. How do you achieve such focus in a dog? Tips for getting your dog to focus will be described here. To achieve the...

Tips For Training Your Shed Dog

Tips For Training Your Shed Dog

Tips on Training Your Shed Dog Training your bird dog to find sheds is easy, as there is a lot of overlap between the two skills.  Here, secrets from Tom Dokken - longtime shed dog and retriever trainer - will be discussed. Make Training Fun Shed dog training is...