Canine Conditioning

Canine Conditioning

A hunting dog performs better when it’s in shape. But what exactly does “in shape” mean?

Training Steadiness with Jason Carter Part 2


The latter is captured well here in the second part of nearly an hour of video showing Jason Carter teaching steadiness—a crucial skill for any “finished” pointing dog worthy of the term.

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Snake Safe

Regrettably, well-known guide and trainer Web Parton is retiring. So this piece is not a recommendation of a trainer but an indication of what to look for in a snake-avoidance clinic: above all a trainer with a feel for dogs as individuals and a willingness to invest time in their education.