Mystery Illness Killing Dogs in Ohio
A mystery virus killed four dogs last month in Ohio, and left many others ill. What is it, and could it impact where you take your dogs this coming season?
Beagles, Bunnies and a Country Boy
Friends often give us the best perspectives on life, even when they can’t speak.
Waterfowling on the Cheap: Dogs
Here's some secrets to help you save on traveling costs and dog care.
Gundogs: Massage And More for Dogs
At the risk of being called a New Age charlatan, Ron Spomer recommends you give your hunting dog massage therapy.
These Dogs Swallowed Amazing Objects in 2014
Every year the Veterinary Practice News holds an X-ray contest called "They Ate What?" The rules are simple: Animal hospitals compete to see whose patients swallowed the most bizarre objects of the year, as proven by radiographs. The photo results are priceless.
Know-How: Dinky Dogs Hunt
Small dogs take up less space. They are easier to house, easier to haul in cars and planes, easier to control, cheaper to maintain and easier to conceal when the neighbors complain about high-pitched barking. A small dog can squeeze into an apartment, a kid’s bedroom, the backseat floor of a subcompact car or a large coat pocket. But can they hunt?
SportDog Launches Fourth Annual Companions for Conservation Contest
SportDog has announced the continuation of its annual Companions for Conservation contest, a part of the company's Conservation Fund initiative. The social media-based contest will award three lucky youth hunters with prize packages.
Gundogs: Patience Pays
At some point we all face a recalcitrant dog that just won’t do what it is commanded to do. At these times it’s critical to distinguish mistakes from willful disobedience.
Cory Lundberg is young, tough and knows how to kill predators. He outfits in several western states including Utah, Wyoming and Oregon, among others, offering predator hunts, varmint shooting and combinations of the two, and his success is about as good as it gets.
Best All ’Round Hunting Dog?
For as long as there have been different breeds of gundog, there have been hunters arguing for the merit of one breed over the other. So, which canine really is the best all-around hunting dog? Ron Spomer thinks he has the answer.