It’s a Lab thing … maybe you understand

April 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

I read the book Marley & Me by John Grogan several years ago, and I’ve seen the movie a couple of times. It’s about a newspaper columnist who on a whim gets a dog. [...]

My bird dog is a dud

December 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

I have an irretrievable retriever. I started to suspect that my Lab was missing the hunting gene her breed is known for the first time I took her hunting. She seemed excited [...]

Hunting dog training never ends

November 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

I got a black Lab a few years ago, and I immediately started working on her hunting ability. She has some natural ability, but she definitely needs training. Besides, there [...]

Get your dog on some pen-raised birds

March 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

There are plenty of bird farms all over Wyoming, and it’s usually not that expensive to buy a few birds to get your young hunting dog some experience. It’s a great way to [...]

My TV is trying to make me get another dog

November 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

We’re down to two dogs, which is what my wife and I have agreed is the perfect number of canines. And better yet, we have two dogs that fill all the dog needs of our [...]

Pick the right hunting pup

March 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

So, you’ve thought about everything you want your dog to do. You might want it to point birds to give your 12-year-old kid a better chance to shoot a bird. Or you might [...]

Pick the right breeder for your new dog

March 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

Monday I talked about making a list of what you want a dog to do. Yesterday’s show dealt with picking the breed that will fit that list. Now that you have a breed in mind, [...]

A new year, a new dog

January 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

The danger of having good friends who are veterinarians is that sometimes, they end up with more animals than they can keep themselves. When that happens, they tend to give [...]
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