How to Use Positive Markers in Dog Training

Use positive markers to effectively and accurately communicate the behavior you want your dog to see. (Photo: Kali Parmley) Equestrian sports have always fascinated me. The back of a horse has always been one of the places I wanted to be. In equestrian field trials, the dog is required to chase a bird and stand … Read more

How to train your dog like a pro

Professional trainers always direct the dog to calm down to obey their commands. (Photo: Susanna Love) Professional trainers have a distinct advantage when it comes to handling animals. During his professional career, he has worked with numerous dog personalities and spent countless hours observing various training scenarios. This experience gives professional trainers a unique perspective … Read more

Eric Morken: Train your dog to track big game in a few easy steps – Alexandria Echo Press

Alexandria – Gus, our 4-year-old black lab, was emitting excited whines from our dining room as I began to gather my gear for a summer hunt on the afternoon of Oct. 9. This is typical for hunting dogs. Toss some blaze orange for pheasant hunting or grab a shotgun to go swamp hunting for waterfowl … Read more

Preseason Preparations – Gun Dog

Taking a three-step approach to your pre-season plans with your gun dog will ensure they are ready for hunting season. (Photo: Susanna Love) With the opening of the seasons, plans are made for a big time in this area. Vacation time is reserved for hunting and trips to new and familiar places are planned. The … Read more

Tips to help your dog stay cool during preseason Tra

Working dogs in the water helps keep them cool. (Photo courtesy of Eukanuba) September 01, 2022 By Wildfowl Staff How cool are dogs According to Russ Kelly, Scientific Services Nutritionist at the Eukanuba™ Center for Animal Health and Nutrition, “Dogs reduce their body temperature in a number of ways. 70% of their heat is released … Read more