Dokken brings more than 45 years of retriever-training experience to the SportDOG team. He is well known as the inventor of Dokken’s Deadfowl Trainer, which has become standard equipment for retriever trainers everywhere. He is the owner of Dokken Dog Supply and Dokken’s Oak Ridge Kennels, the largest gun dog training kennel in the upper half of the United States. He has made seminar appearances all across the United States as well as South America, plus numerous television appearances on ESPN, TNN, and major outdoor channels. Tom is also the author of the book “Retriever Training-The Complete Guide to Developing Your Hunting Dog.”
Why I Use SportDOG®
SportDOG products are extremely durable, waterproof, and reliable, not to mention everyone at SportDOG from the top down runs dogs and hunts. This is not just another e-collar company.
There is no way I can pick just one. Every collar, the SD-2525, SD-1825, SD-1825CAMO, to the SD-425 has a place in our training program, as well as during my personal hunting trips. SportDOG has a commitment to quality and innovation.
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