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Author Archives: SportDOG

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Work done in the quail fields can help in the grouse and woodcock coverts.
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Improve Your Dog Work by Hunting for a Different Species

If I were to look back on my bird hunting life, the overwhelming amount of my days in the field were spent pursuing Ruffed grouse and woodcock. The focus of my attention has been in New England and Canada, and if I were to drill down even more New Hampshire gets most of my time. Read the Rest…

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2.13
The SportDOG Brand Conservation Fund supports National, Regional and Local Conservation Partners to ensure we're still chasing the birds twenty years out of range.
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5 Reasons to Join a Conservation Organization

Through our Conservation Fund, we support National, Regional and Local conservation organizations to ensure the future of our sport. These partners, such as Ducks Unlimited, Pheasants Forever, Ruffed Grouse Society and Delta Waterfowl just to name a few, dedicate themselves to protecting wildlife habitat, growing game populations and introducing new members to our sport. If Read the Rest…

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2.6
LabSplashing
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From Shelter to Field: Tips on Training a Rescue Dog

The New Year often brings with it new dogs. Many of you may be looking into adding a new addition to your family as we speak. A major question we get this time of year is “can a rescue dog make an adequate hunting dog”. The short answer is yes. With time and dedication a Read the Rest…

Posted in Training Tips 6 Comments
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Dog Training in the Snow
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Working Your Dog in the Winter

For those of you caught in the polar vortex, you know it can limit your time out with your dog. The freezing cold temperatures can make it tempting to stay inside, but too much time away from the great outdoors can have a negative effect on you and your dog. Cabin fever can result in Read the Rest…

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The Latest and Greatest for 2014

This week takes us out of the field and into the jungle that is Las Vegas for SHOT Show 2014. Every year we release our latest and greatest at this industry show. This year was no different. We arrived in Vegas with a gear bag full of awesome new products. Check out the highlights of Read the Rest…

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Getting out in the pines to down some wild quail.
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Bucket List

Most of you are already aware of the fact that there were two winners in the SportDOG “Work for Us” contest that was held a few months back.  Well, I was one of them and couldn’t be more thankful to have had the opportunity to join the SportDOG staff at Sinkola Plantation.  The journey east Read the Rest…

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12.11
Looking for great gifts for your hunting dog this holiday season? SportDOG Locator Beacons are perfect for hunting at night or just keeping up with your dog on your property after dark.
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Stocking Stuffers for Your Gun Dog

The holidays are in full swing. As you work to get your Christmas presents under the tree, don’t forget your trusty hunting partner. We offer some great stocking stuffers for your dogs to make your holiday hunting season a little easier. Check out our top picks for this year: Locator Beacons: SportDOG Locator Beacons are Read the Rest…

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12.5
SportDOG Conservation Fund Logo
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Why We Give Thanks – Part 2

Our Team- We’re not one’s to brag, but we’re pretty awesome. In all seriousness, we have an awesome group of men and women on our team. We’re all dedicated to the same goal and though it comes with a lot of stress, long hours at work, countless meetings, tight deadlines, etc.,  we all know we’re Read the Rest…

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11.21
Category Manager Darrell Douglas and his dog out on one of our field test excursions earlier this season.
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Why We Give Thanks-Part 1

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. This year, we are celebrating our 10th Thanksgiving as a brand. In honor of this important milestone, we are sharing the Top 10 things SportDOG is grateful for this season. Our Anniversary- We’re 10 Years Old! In 2003, SportDOG was created with hope that our passion and dedication to Read the Rest…

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11.7
Emaleigh showing off her first deer. She's absolute proof that little girls are made of gunpowder and lead.
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Gun Powder and Lead

As a female hunter, I get really stoked to get to see other women down their first game…especially when they come in the form of my little cousin Emaleigh. If you were to see her on the street you would think Emaleigh is something of a princess. She’s always well put together and the girl Read the Rest…

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