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Monday, June 17th, 2024

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Low-lift, off-season training sessions will shore up your dog’s issues before hunting season

If you don’t want to have to scramble to re-train your dog in the immediate preseason (you don’t), make an effort to train every week throughout the summer. (Photo by Eric Morken)

The training never ends.
This sentiment is popular in the pro dog-training world, and most bird dog owners would probably agree in principle. After all, it’s kind of like target practice with your favorite hunting bow or rifle: Can you really overdo it? While over-training is a thing with some dogs, most of them are in no danger of working too hard in the summer. Correct? The opposite is true, which is worth acknowledging.

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