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Hunting Dog Questions And Answers

Scott Linden answers readers' questions on numerous hunting dog topics.
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Test Your Knowledge On These Hunting Dog Terms

Sportsmen have shorthand for everything. Bird hunters have even more. Here's a refresher on popular hunting dog terms.
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Achieve Better Hunting Dog Performance With Vocal Rewards

To a young dog torn between primitive passion and desire to please you, a word of praise may mean all the difference.
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Good Shoes Go A Long Way Toward Hunting Success

Sore feet, even subtle aches and pains, will shorten your day afield, inhibit your shooting, and possibly injure you so badly you won’t want to get back out again the next day.
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Tips To See Better When Shotgunning

Whether you are or aren’t cross-dominant, try to keep both eyes open. Shotgunning is a pointing skill, not an aiming skill.
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You’ll Shoot More Birds If You’re Stealthy

Game birds may not be as spooky as whitetails (sharptailed grouse might get close), but they are still very cognizant of predators and the sounds they make.
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When To Feed Your Hunting Dog

Just as important as what you feed is when you feed your hunting partner. There are simple mechanical reasons not to feed your dog the morning of a hunt.
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Find Your Way Back After Bird Hunting

While a GPS can be a lifesaver, map and compass skills will bail you out when batteries, weather, memory and wits fail.
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Why Do We Hunt Birds And Play With Dogs?

Hunter and dog are a team linked by DNA, a modern version of a prehistoric wolf pack coursing the uplands for sustenance – literal and emotional.
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VIDEO: How To Use Food To Train Your Hunting Dog

Scott Linden explains why and how he uses food to train his hunting dogs.
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