Duck Dog Tip of the Week: Dogs in Ice

Hunting dogs on or around forming ice is a recipe for disaster. Using poor judgment for one minute can create a lifetime of regret. Dr. Joe Spoo, the Gun Dog Doc, issues important warnings in this week’s Eukanuba Duck Dog Tip of the Week. For the right breeds with the right conditioning, it’s not a matter of hypothermia. But the dangers of breaking ice and the possibility of being trapped under the ice may mean the wisest decision is to leave your retriever at home when frigid temps arrive.