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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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SHOT Show 2012

As most of you already know, the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show is the biggest show in the hunting/tactical industry. It is also where we debut all of our new products for the coming year, and this year was no different. We’ve got a lot of great stuff coming to you throughout the year, Read the Rest…

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Hunters

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Hunters Another new year is upon us, which means it’s a great time to reflect on what went well in 2011 and how to make it even better in 2012. Generally, our resolutions focus on how we can make the best products for you all and your dogs. Our goal 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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The New SportDOG TEK 1.0 GPS Tracking+E-Collar System

I would like to say a few words about what I want & need when I cut my dogs loose.  We hunt as well as field trial so we spend a lot of time running and training our beagles.  When you spend as much time as we do with dogs it is very important to Read the Rest…

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Habitat is Key

You’re likely aware of the famous phrase by Benjamin Franklin who stated, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Now to an upland bird enthusiast I would amend this to say, “Nothing is certain in the world of upland game, except changing weather”. Over the years you have Read the Rest…

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Five Essentials of Gun Dog Training

Dog training, especially gun dog training, lies somewhere between a science and an art form. There are basic canine behaviors to be acknowledged and worked with to bring out the full advantages of a dog’s natural instincts, and a certain finesse to being able to adjust your training to a dog’s temperament and learning curve. Read the Rest…

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The Blonde and the Hound: Rocky Beginnings

I have been with SportDOG™ for the better part of 3 years. I have been very fortunate to work with some of the best hunters and just all around great people, but nothing stood out to me more than the “Hound” guys. I won’t say it was love at first sight, but it was definitely Read the Rest…

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Going Birdy

I grew up with hunters. From family to friends, hunting was all around me. Unfortunately, my experience through my upper teens consisted mostly of accompanying friends into the woods and waiting for a buck to come my way. My heart was in the right place, but my execution was, let’s call it, less than desirable…and Read the Rest…

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Hunting Season 2011 is Finally Here

Hunting season has finally arrived! Okay, before anyone points out that there may have been a resident Canada goose season in your area, let me explain. Growing up in Oklahoma meant that September 1st and the beginning of dove season was seen as something akin to a religious holiday only to be missed if the Read the Rest…

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