Kona is suffering from Canine Osteosarcoma, or bone cancer. Even with aggressive treatment, the vast majority of dogs only live 6 months to a year. Likely, just as the cool air of fall encroaches and upland seasons open, giving way to a two-year-record waterfowl hatch, I will have to make the heart-wrenching decision to end Kona’s life.
Baseball—the canine version, not the MLB—is the foundation for teaching your dog to handle, or take directional hand signals. The pattern is set up just like a baseball field (hence the name) with a pitcher’s mound and home plate, as well as first, second, and third bases.
September’s early goose seasons are intended to curb the abomination known as resident or “nuisance” geese. Here are some good tips for hunting them.
One objective was to bag at least one mature king eider and one mature harlequin while hunting St. Paul Island, Alaska, with Ramsey Russell from getducks.com. I completed those goals, bagging a mature drake of each species, as well as a juvie of each. However, I’m feeling greedy and want more.
It’s mid-August and the heat is on, but in just a few short weeks, two months tops, most of us will be getting ready for some sort of season: grouse, waterfowl, quail, or pheasant. Typically, it’s best to keep your dog in good physical shape year-round, but let’s be honest: you take your dog’s physical fitness about as seriously as you take your own.
As promised upon the announcement of the union, the two companies have joined forces to create a new product. The first, and most logical, among those is a GPS-tracking, mapping and remote training collar. The new Garmin Alpha 100,
Currently, I’m about to start writing a piece for the November issue of Outdoor Life. It’s on some of the most common problems duck hunters experience in the blind when it comes to their dogs and how to fix them.
If it’s not one dog eating something that causes diarrhea, it’s the other.
We all like to think that our dog would fight to the death to defend us, but that might or might not be the case.
When discussing the acquisition of a pre-trained dog, to whatever level, the hard part is defining expectations. What is a started dog to some people, might be a finished dog to others -- with all variances in between.
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