Sporting Dog Conversations

A Blog Featuring Expert Perspectives & Personal Stories from Team Eukanuba™

RED AND JETT, LABRADOR RETRIEVERS

OWNER: BARTON RAMSEY & CHASE WHITE

BREEDER: SOUTHERN OAK KENNELS

MOST RECENT SPORTING DOG CONVERSATIONS

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HEALTH & NUTRITION

Sporting Dog Self-Cleaning Isn't Always a Good Idea

Sporting dogs self-clean regularly, but sometimes it’s not such a good idea. Most of the time it’s normal and expected, but occasionally it’s not good at all. Here’s when self-cleaning can cause harm.

Dr. Jill Cline  |  Eukanuba™ & Royal Canin Pet Health & Nutrition Center
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TRAINING

Four Ways to Steady Your Sporting Dog in the Blind

A steady dog is a safe dog, and we all need our gun dogs to be safe. Here are four ways to make sure your dog is steady in the blind.

Bob Owens | Lone Duck Kennels
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PERFORMANCE

Simple Tips to Bring out the Most in your Sporting Dog

With so many different training programs, it’s important for owners and handlers to find a method that works for them and their dogs.

Al Arthur  |  Sandhill Kennels
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EUKANUBA NEWS

Chris Akin on Why He Feeds Eukanuba

Chris Akin discusses the challenges sporting dogs face and why proper nutrition is critical for them to perform at their best.

Chris Akin  |  Webb Footed Kennel

SPORTING DOG CONVERSATIONS BY TOPIC

HEALTH & NUTRITION

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Sporting Dog Self-Cleaning Isn't Always a Good Idea

Sporting dogs self-clean regularly, but sometimes it’s not such a good idea. Most of the time it’s normal and expected, but occasionally it’s not good at all. Here’s when self-cleaning can cause harm.

Dr. Jill Cline  |  Eukanuba™ & Royal Canin Pet Health & Nutrition Center

Tips for Post-Hunt Sporting Dog Safety

During the season it’s just as common to rinse seeds from underneath third eyes as it is to manage cuts, scrapes, and scratches. But some problems can be solved before they start.

Dr. Jill Cline  |  Eukanuba™ & Royal Canin Pet Health & Nutrition Center

TRAINING

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Four Ways to Steady Your Sporting Dog in the Blind

A steady dog is a safe dog, and we all need our gun dogs to be safe. Here are four ways to make sure your dog is steady in the blind.

Bob Owens  |  Lone Duck Kennels

Essential Training Tips for Sporting Dogs

The beauty of training dogs is that there isn’t just one method. But there are some ways that are more correct than others.

Brad Arington  |  Mossy Pond Retrievers

Pre-season Training Tips for Sporting Dogs

Preparation for the season involves an endless list of things to do and properly prepping a sporting dog for the season should be at the top of the list.

Bob Owens  |  Lone Duck Kennels

PERFORMANCE

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Simple Tips to Bring out the Most in your Sporting Dog

With so many different training programs, it’s important for owners and handlers to find a method that works for them and their dogs.

Al Arthur  |  Sandhill Kennels

How to Improve Your Sporting Dog’s Focus

Just as people lose focus, dogs can as well. The good thing about lack of focus is that it can be corrected by training.

Brad Arington  |  Mossy Pond Retrievers

Ways to Keep Your Lab Fit and Trim

I’ve currently got 32 dogs in my kennel, and that means I need to be efficient when I feed them. Here are a few pointers based on over 30 years of training experience on keeping your lab fit and trim.

Al Arthur  |  Sandhill Kennels

LATEST EUKANUBA NEWS

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EUKANUBA NEWS

Chris Akin on Why He Feeds Eukanuba

Chris Akin discusses the challenges sporting dogs face and why proper nutrition is critical for them to perform at their best.

Chris Akin  |  Webb Footed Kennel
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EUKANUBA NEWS

Eukanuba™ Commercial featuring Barton Ramsey

Check out our latest commercial featuring Barton Ramsey and his British Lab, Red.

Barton Ramsey  |  Southern Oak Kennels

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