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Bradley Bradshaw and Drake

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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SportDOG ProStaff Dave Roers

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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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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Bird Dog Bonanza at Pheasant Fest 2012

For those of us that are upland bird hunters, the name Pheasants Forever is a name we can easily recognize.  They are one of many organizations that are dedicated to preserving the sport we love to partake in.  What some of us may not know is they can also throw one heck of a party! Read the Rest…

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Pheasant Fest and Friends-The Introduction

Joining the SportDOG team has taken me places I never dreamed I would be able to go. SHOT Show, Game Fair in Anoka, MN, the Bird Dog Hall of Fame in Grand Junction, TN and various hunts that would have taken me years to pull off on my own accord. All of these have been Read the Rest…

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From Concept to Store Shelf-How are Products are Tested for You

If you follow SportDOG regularly, you know we talk about field testing our products a lot. There are two main reasons for this: 1. It’s fun. Let’s be honest, the chance to get out of the office and into the field in the name of work is our idea of a winning scenario, and 2. Read the Rest…

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The Hunting Mode

The black Labrador retriever intently peers into the morning haze, a whine escaping as he shivers slightly despite a balmy morning of duck hunting. “Get ready”, says Paul, his owner. There must be some ducks out there.  The big boy doesn’t whine unless he’s got a duck in sight.” We squint into the mist and Read the Rest…

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Going for Gold at Iditarod 2012

  With fall colors of yellow and red smothering the valley floor, snow has begun to fall on the peaks of the mountains around our homestead here in Denali Park, Alaska.  The dogs feel the coolness and know that the time is near to begin training in earnest for the 2012 Iditarod. Already the dogs’ Read the Rest…

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