Duck Hunting is My Favorite

Duck Hunting is My Favorite Cash the Springer Spaniel (as told to Kyle Wintersteen) My days are generally quite routine. I wake up, scratch a [...]

Make Pup’s First Hunt a Positive One

Make Pup’s First Hunt a Positive One Kyle Wintersteen, Managing Editor  You’ve watched your black Lab blossom from an 8-week old puppy into a leggy youngster. [...]

Gentler Force-Fetch

Gentler Force-Fetch Is it time to ditch the ear pinch? By Kyle Wintersteen Whether you desire a “finished” Lab or one that simply completes marked [...]

What If There Were No Duck Dogs?

What If There Were No Duck Dogs? By Kyle Wintersteen, Managing Editor “What’s the point of spending so much time and money on a duck [...]

Avoid These Retriever Nutrition Mistakes

Avoid These Retriever Nutrition Mistakes Kyle Wintersteen, Managing Editor  Your duck dog is a canine athlete. He trains all summer, and then spends hunting season [...]

Training Checklist for an Adequate Duck Dog

Training Checklist for an Adequate Duck Dog Kyle Wintersteen, Managing Editor  Today’s retriever training literature tends to focus on some rather advanced skills, such as [...]