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Author Archives: SportDOG

6.20
Yellow Lab
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Forever Young: The Truth About Aging Hunting Dogs

We get a lot of questions about safe ages for hunting dogs. The truth is, there is no expiration date on your dog’s time in the field. Like people, dogs age differently in terms of health and sustainable activity levels. One dog might hunt til the day he dies while another is forced out of Read the Rest…

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6.14
SportDOG Sales Manager
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Inside SportDOG: 10 in 10 with Sales Manager Kevin Lee

Distributor Sales and ProStaff Manager Kevin Lee has been with SportDOG since the beginning. Kevin started as a SportDOG dedicated Customer Care Specialist in 2003 and has been enjoying the ride ever since. What is your favorite aspect of your job? That’s a tough question to be honest with you. There are so many aspects Read the Rest…

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5.30
Bradley Bradshaw and Drake
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Steadiness at Its Best

Have you ever been out hunting in the blind with your buddies and just before shooting time a group of mallards come lighting into the decoys? You know if your dog breaks on them, the hunt is over. Well I’m gonna give you a training tip that will help make sure that doesn’t happen. I Read the Rest…

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5.23
SportDOG ProStaff Dave Roers
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Featured SportDOGProStaffer: Dave Roers

  One of our biggest points of pride in SportDOG is our extended ProStaff. These men and women dedicate their lives to hunting and dog training. They’re always available to give input into our products in development, improving our existing product and helping us figure out the next big thing in hunting dog training. Every Read the Rest…

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5.17
Lab in Summer
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Summer Hazards: 5 Precautions for Your Hunting Dog

Spring brings with it warmer weather and a prettier view, but it can also bring with it new hazards for your dog. From heat exhaustion to toxic plants, there are several things that could hinder your and your dog’s experience outside. These tips will help make sure you and your hunting partner stay safe in Read the Rest…

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4.19
Clay and Skeeter
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10 in 10: Category Manager Clay Thompson

Clay Thompson started with the SportDOG team as a field representative and has been on with us full time for almost 7 years. As Training Category Manager, Clay is charged with leading innovation in all things hunting and gun dog training. Clay is an avid hunter who is committed to creating the best hunting experience Read the Rest…

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4.12
Pheasants Forever Check Reception
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Winning for Conservation

Last year, the St. Louis/Carlton County Pheasants Forever Chapter took home the title of First Runner-Up and $5,000 for their project Habitat for Homecroft in our first-ever Future Forward Fund contest. David Lood submitted the winning application and helped garner support for a project that is very near and dear to his heart. David wanted Read the Rest…

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3.28
Chocolate Lab
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Leading the Pack

Spring time is upon us (at least that’s what the weather people are telling us) which often means new puppies to train. As you begin working with your new little hunting buddy, it’s important to remember that dogs are pack animals, and as such look for a leader. If it’s not you, it’s him and Read the Rest…

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3.21
Rabbit
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Recipes from the Field

If you’ve been following our blog for a while, you know that occasionally we like to share some of our favorite recipes. Despite popular belief, we can cook. We’re actually pretty daggone good at it, and we assume many of you are as well. Why? Because it just goes with hunting. We worked hard to Read the Rest…

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3.14
Gretchen Goodson
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Inside SportDOG: 10 in 10

  Gretchen Goodson is our Marketing Manager. Gretchen has been a member of the team for 7 and a 1/2 years and was one of the first women to agree to put up with all of us. Gretchen, or G as we like to call her,  constantly stays busy making sure everything we put out Read the Rest…

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