Monthly Archives: February 2014

Is a ban on e-collars coming?

I’d like to thank my blog followers for providing me information that I normally wouldn’t come across, such the recent ban on e-collars in Quebec. They say that forewarned is forearmed, so brace yourself for activists here in the United … Continue reading

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Who cares? Why bother?

Originally posted on Scott Linden Outdoors:
Do you want to be the last bird hunter? I love pulling up to a promising covert and finding nobody else parked there. So do you. To know with confidence that you’ll be the…

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Spinone training day

Much to the delight of the Spinone, today marked the first day of spring training. I spent a couple of hours with Doc, Mia and Elvis, and although the temperature reached a balmy 40 degrees (f), the 20 mile per … Continue reading

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Down time

If you’re like me, there’s a couple of months of downtime between the end of hunting season and the beginning of training, so I thought I’d share a few tidbits of wisdom and experiences on the subject. Although I kind of enjoy … Continue reading

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Tail docking study

I want to thank one of my blog followers for sending me the following links regarding tail docking. The first link is to a study conducted by researchers at the Glasgow University, and the second is an article that appeared in Sporting … Continue reading

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A run in the snow

We got our first significant snowfall on Friday which was only about 6 inches, but significant compared to the 1- and 2- inch snowfalls we’ve been getting. The dogs enjoyed it maybe a little too much. In addition to running … Continue reading

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A full day of therapy

We put in a full day of therapy work today and the guys did a great job even though the snow and cold weather has them, to put it mildly, “highly invigorated”. Sophie was hopping and woofing like a pup and Elvis … Continue reading

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