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Common Traits in Hunting Dogs

Labradors

Do you know if your dog exhibits some of the key traits commonly associated with hunting dogs? Many dog breeds, Labradors included, were originally bred to assist owners with hunting tasks. Many dogs have heightened senses of smell which often make them good hunters. However, any dogs would not make great hunters. Hunting dogs were… Read On

Labradors: 25 Years as America’s Top Dog

Once again, Labrador retrievers have been labeled America’s Top Dog for 2015 by the American Kennel Club. What’s the difference about the label this time? This year marks 25 consecutive years that Labradors have been No. 1 on the AKC’s list – the longest reign of any dog breed on the AKC’s list. While some… Read On

Recommended Diet For Hunting Dogs

Hunting dogs require a different diet than your typical domestic family dog. Bread to spend entire days out in the field with their human counterpart; these dogs have to have stamina and focus. There is no option for them to eat in the middle of a hunt nor can they be distracted with treats or… Read On