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5 Ideas to Help Your Dog & You With a Remote Training Collar (video)

Forty years ago, remote training dog collars were called shock collars, and rightly so. The first collars had one level of stimulation, and it was high. The next generation of dog training collars…
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Electronic Pet Containment Buyer's Guide

Put an end to your dog’s days, and nights, of wandering when you establish the boundary limits with an electronic containment fence. One of the downsides to owning a dog, especially a hunting breed…
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Electronic Dog Training Collar Buyer's Guide

Used correctly, electronic collars have become one of the most valuable resources any trainer can have. However, picking the right one for you may seem intimidating at first. Whoa...WHOA...WHOA…
News & Tips: 3 Ways to Develop Safety and Trust with Your Hunting Dog...
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3 Ways to Develop Safety and Trust with Your Hunting Dog

When you watch a hunting dog go about that which it was born and bred to do, it’s not hard to imagine the canine is covering 10, 20, or even 30 times as much ground as its two-legged hunting partner…
News & Tips: America's Hunting Dogs by the Numbers (infographic)...
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America's Hunting Dogs by the Numbers (infographic)

It’s not news to bird hunters, waterfowlers, bear and mountain lion hunters, coon hunters, or rabbit hunters — but our hunting dogs are a huge part of the reason we love hunting. Time afield just…
News & Tips: Keep Your Hunting Dog Healthy in the Field...
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How to Keep Your Hunting Dog Healthy in the Field

The day was off to a great start. Birds were flying, the sun was shining, and spirits were high. Then the unthinkable happened—my hunting buddy’s English Setter collapsed mid-stride. Tip: Shop dog…
News & Tips: Hunting Dog Training: First Steps for Turning Your Puppy into a Hunting Partner...
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Hunting Dog Training: First Steps for Turning Your Puppy into a Hunting Partner

Puppies face a world of fun, excitement, intimidation and growth in the first few months of their lives.  Teaching your pup to avoid bad habits while instilling obedience basics will ensure your new…
News & Tips: 5 Tips for Training Your Bird Dog in the Off Season...
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5 Tips for Training Your Bird Dog in the Off Season

Spending time training your bird dog in the off season will pay big dividends on opening day. A well trained bird dog can be a hunter’s most valuable tool. However, unlike your favorite shotgun,…
News & Tips: 5 Ways to Prepare Your Retriever for Frigid Weather...
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5 Ways to Prepare Your Retriever for Frigid Weather

Retrievers are amazing animals. They crash through icy marshes and cornfield snowdrifts without a single complaint.  They’ll take everything Mother Nature has to throw at them and still return with…
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Stop Shouting At Your Hunting Dog!

Dog Training Tips Minus the Drama   Hunters who try to control their dog’s every move by shouting commands end up confusing the dog and setting it up for failure. Instead, allow a young dog to work…
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Are You Feeding Your Gun Dog Digestible Protein or Chicken Feet?

You’ve invested hundreds of hours on dog training to perfect its performance. However, for your hunting dog to perform at its highest level, you need to feed it a high-caliber, high-nutrition diet.…
News & Tips: Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe When Hunting and Traveling...
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Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe When Hunting and Traveling

  It's a sad yet true fact: many upland and waterfowl hunters meticulously pore over hunting gear in preparation for a hunt, only to load their hunting dog into a kennel in the back of a truck as a…