Monthly Archives: August 2012

A Day for the Working Man, Woman and Dog

Labor Day weekend is a chance to kick back, relax and celebrate the hard-working men and women amongst us. Remember, though, your dog is a SportDOG, which means he/she is a hard working canine. Our dogs work hard for us and they deserve to play hard as well. Below are a few ideas to include Read the Rest…

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Dog wearing SportDOG TEK Series

Is Your Dog Ready for Opening Day?

One of our pups rocking the TEK series at our last trip to Sinkola Hunting Plantation in Georgia. For many, opening day is right around the corner. While this is the day many of us have been waiting on for months, it’s important to not get so caught up in the anticipation that you forget Read the Rest…

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SportDOG Game Fair Booth

Getting to Game Fair 2012

Game Fair, held every year near Anoka, MN, is a favorite for the SportDOG crew. The setting is beautiful, the events are great and the seminars are fantastic. The best part of Game Fair though, is that we get to be out there with you guys, our consumers. Getting to show you all our latest Read the Rest…

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SportDOG ProStaffer Tom Dokken

Tom Dokken: Dedicated to the Dogs

SportDOG ProStaffer Tom Dokken is a great asset to us in training our dogs and designing our products. He’s an expert in all things gun dog training and an all-around great guy. Looking back over my last 40 years as a professional dog trainer it seems like it was just yesterday. Although dog training has Read the Rest…

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Hunting dog on a boat.

Platform Training Your Hunting Dog

One of the most useful training concepts for your retriever is platform training. This lesson is one that to me is an absolute necessity.  There are endless applications for platform training or place training as some call it. First, you will need some sort of platform that is large enough for your dog to sit Read the Rest…

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