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Hunting & Training Tips
Tips on gun training
In this SportDOG Brand Training Tip (originally aired on Pheasants Forever Television) Tom Dokken shares his insight into gun training your hunting dog. Gun training is one of the most important...

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Kennel command
SportDOG Basic Training DVD Chapter 8: SportDOG Brand Senior Pro Staffer Tom Dokken gives tip on teaching your gun dog to kennel using the e-collar reinforcement. This command is important for...

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Down command
SportDOG Basic Training DVD Chapter 7: SportDOG Brand Senior Pro Staffer Tom Dokken walks you through the steps of teaching your dog the down command using an electronic dog training collar. This...

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Come/Here Command
SportDOG Basic Training DVD Chapter 6: SportDOG Brand Senior Pro Staffer Tom Dokken gives tips on the Come/Here command. This is a crucial command in any dog training regiment.

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Heel command
SportDOG Basic Training DVD Chapter 2: SportDOG Senior Pro Staffer Tom Dokken walks you through teaching your hunting dog the "heel" command and using a remote training collar as reinforcement.

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Sit command
SportDOG Basic Training DVD Chapter 3: SportDOG Senior Pro Staffer Tom Dokken give tips on teaching your gun dog the sit command using electronic dog training collar reinforcement.

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Upland hunting in high cover
In this SportDOG Training Tip (originally aired on Pheasants Forever Television) SportDOG Senior Pro Staffer Tom Dokken gives tips on using remote beeper to track and train your hunting dog.

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Understanding Canine Influenza

by The SportDOG Staff

If you have been watching the news lately or reading metropolitan newspapers, you may have noticed articles about a “new” flu outbreak in dogs. In some sections of the country, veterinarians are...

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Dealing with Hunting Dog Injuries

by The SportDOG Staff

Cuts are common in hunting dogs. Briars, barbed-wire, broken glass, or even sharp broken saplings can slice a dog’s skin as it hunts. Appropriate field care of wounds can decrease healing time and...

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Understanding Hunting Dog Ear Infections

by The SportDOG Staff

Most hunting dog breeds have flop ears. This drooping ear flap contributes to a high incidence of ear infections because it decreases air circulation and traps bacteria, fungi and debris in the...

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Straight Talk About Protein for Hunting Dogs

by The SportDOG Staff

As I travel across the country attending field trials, visiting kennels and hunting, I get a lot of questions about dog food for some reason. One topic that stimulates many questions is protein...

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Rigors of a Tough Hunting Season

During the 2009-2010 hunting season, most of us endured our most interesting upland season in quite some time. The entire country experienced unique weather conditions this fall and winter. Hard...

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