How Training Relates to Hunting | Ep: #107

How Training Relates to Hunting

How training relates to hunting is the discussion topic of today’s episode of the DogBone Podcast! We recently had a question from a guy come in that was concerned how his obedience and foundation training would effect his pointer’s range in the field. What we have to understand is that these dogs can and should have an “on” and “off” switch. They know when they should be in heel and under control, and when they should be out hunting. Just like they know when you are about to take them on a walk. Don’t miss this one as it is full of great content on how training our dogs relates to the field!

As always, deer dog trainingthanks for tuning in and keep the questions and feedback coming.

Also, a HUGE THANK YOU to the Turnpike Troubadours for allowing us to use a snippet from one of our all-time favorite songs The Bird Hunter.  Make sure to check out their music, they are a favorite of ours.

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Training Shed Dogs: Shed Season is Coming! | Ep: #106

Shed Season is Coming!

With spring fast approaching, training a shed dog has been heavy on many peoples mind! One of our favorite times of the year, in this episode we go are talking all shed hunting dogs, shed hunting dog tools, and training tips. We will be continuing to push more shed related content on our YouTube and other social media platforms so be sure to stay tuned!

As always, deer dog trainingthanks for tuning in and keep the questions and feedback coming.

Also, a HUGE THANK YOU to the Turnpike Troubadours for allowing us to use a snippet from one of our all-time favorite songs The Bird Hunter.  Make sure to check out their music, they are a favorite of ours.

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What To Do After a Bad Session | Ep: #105

What To Do After a Bad Session

In the last episode, we outlined the importance of keeping your cool when dog training. Going off that, everyone has lost their cool at some point or another and have had bad sessions. In this episode, we are going to discuss what you need to do after a bad session. If you have followed along with us at all, you no doubt have heard Jeremy talk about the importance of patience with dogs, and in life. Just before recording this podcast, we filmed a session with Cali for the new “Cali… Keep On” series that went absolutely horrendous.

After a bad dog training session, the best thing you can do is to take a step back and create a game plan with how to do it different next time, and put that plan into action. If it doesn’t work, try something else.

As always, deer dog trainingthanks for tuning in and keep the questions and feedback coming.

Also, a HUGE THANK YOU to the Turnpike Troubadours for allowing us to use a snippet from one of our all-time favorite songs The Bird Hunter.  Make sure to check out their music, they are a favorite of ours.

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When Everything is Going Wrong, Keep Your Cool | Ep: #104

When Everything is Going Wrong, Keep Your Cool

Keeping your cool while dog training is extremely important. If you have followed along with us at all, you no doubt have heard Jeremy talk about the importance of patience with dogs, and in life. Just before recording this podcast, we filmed a session with Cali for the new “Cali… Keep On” series that went absolutely horrendous. If it could go wrong, it did.

In situations such as that, it is extremely hard to keep your cool while dog training, but you must. Getting angry and screaming and yelling at the dog only makes the situation worse, and create more problems down the road. When everything is going wrong, take a deep breath, and keep your cool. In many cases, such as ours was, the best thing to do is to just be done. Think about what went wrong, why it went wrong, and try again tomorrow.

As always, deer dog trainingthanks for tuning in and keep the questions and feedback coming.

Also, a HUGE THANK YOU to the Turnpike Troubadours for allowing us to use a snippet from one of our all-time favorite songs The Bird Hunter.  Make sure to check out their music, they are a favorite of ours.

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My Dog is Scared of My Truck… Or Anything Else! | Ep: #103

My Dog is Scared of My Truck

My dog is scared of my truck! This is a question we had come in recently that we dive into on episode #103 of the DogBone Podcast! The same answer we give to this question can be true for any dog that is scared of something, such as vacuum cleaners, nail guns, etc… This generally is the result of a dog having a bad experience. In this case, the dog had a bad experience with being in the guys truck.

The key here is patience, work backwards, figure out how the problem came to be in the first place, and then go from there.

As always, deer dog trainingthanks for tuning in and keep the questions and feedback coming.

Also, a HUGE THANK YOU to the Turnpike Troubadours for allowing us to use a snippet from one of our all-time favorite songs The Bird Hunter.  Make sure to check out their music, they are a favorite of ours.

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My Dog Won’t Come Back To Me! Why Dogs Won’t Recall | Ep: #102

My Dog Won’t Come Back To Me!

My dog won’t come back to me! Recently, I received a message from a guy who is having trouble getting his dog to come all the way back to him on retrieve. The dog will get about halfway, stop, and lay down. The answer to this problem takes determining the cause, and completely goes back to the foundation.

Teaching puppies to recall is a major part of the foundation of a dog, and it all starts when they are very little puppies. It is very important to establish the game of recall early, as this impression will last the rest of the dogs life. In order to be succesfull at all down the road, we need to teach the puppy to recall right away, instead of waiting for the puppy to create bad habits, then later putting a collar on it later and forming even more problems.

As always, deer dog trainingthanks for tuning in and keep the questions and feedback coming.

Also, a HUGE THANK YOU to the Turnpike Troubadours for allowing us to use a snippet from one of our all-time favorite songs The Bird Hunter.  Make sure to check out their music, they are a favorite of ours.

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When Should I Start Hold Conditioning? | Ep: #101

When Should I Start Hold Conditioning?

When should I start hold conditioning with my dog? This is a question we see come in very often, and one that we are going to dive into in episode #101 of the podcast! It is very important to know when and how to start hold conditioning with your dog. We begin to lay the foundation immediately with our young pups, but you cannot start the “formal” hold conditioning process too early!

Hold conditioning is not a complicated process, but it is one that requires your ability to read the dog, patience, and consistency. Hopefully, this episode of the DogBone podcast will help shed some light on the process for those that are struggling!

As always, deer dog trainingthanks for tuning in and keep the questions and feedback coming.

Also, a HUGE THANK YOU to the Turnpike Troubadours for allowing us to use a snippet from one of our all-time favorite songs The Bird Hunter.  Make sure to check out their music, they are a favorite of ours.

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Things That Impacted Us Positively in 2020 | Ep: #100

Things that impacted us positively in 2020: We are at episode #100! For this episode of the DogBone podcast, we want to wish everyone a very merry Christmas and a happy new year! That being said, we are going to go over a number of different products and informational outlets and groups that have had positive effects on us in 2020.

Below is a list of these items and groups that we derive a ton of value from, and beleive you will as well. We are not sponsored or paid by any of these, but simply have found value in them. In this podcast, we explain why.

E3 K9 Performance

MoMarsh Versa-Vest

MoMarsh Invisi-Lab

Lacrosse Boots

GunDog Magazine

United Blood Trackers Association

Ruffed Grouse Society

As always, potty training your puppythanks for tuning in and keep the questions and feedback coming.

Also, a HUGE THANK YOU to the Turnpike Troubadours for allowing us to use a snippet from one of our all-time favorite songs The Bird Hunter.  Make sure to check out their music, they are a favorite of ours.

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Incorporating Family Into Dog Training: Finding Balance | Ep: #99

Incorporating Family Into Dog Training

Incorporating family into dog training is essential for training any dog, especially when kids are involved. This pod revolves around a gentlemen who is getting a poodle puppy, and has some concerns about what his kids and wife will do to the dog when he’s at work. The answer is to work on foundation first, communication, and getting the entire family involved and on the same page with the dogs training.

As always, potty training your puppythanks for tuning in and keep the questions and feedback coming.

Also, a HUGE THANK YOU to the Turnpike Troubadours for allowing us to use a snippet from one of our all-time favorite songs The Bird Hunter.  Make sure to check out their music, they are a favorite of ours.

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Rabbit Hunting with Labs!?! How We Do It | Ep: #98

Rabbit Hunting with Labs

Rabbit hunting with labs is exactly what we did this past weekend, and we have had a bunch of questions coming in because of it! While grouse hunting in the north woods, we often jump snowshoe hares holed up in fallen trees or thick cover. Normally, we have a rule that when we are grouse hunting we don’t shoot rabbits. This is strictly due to safety concerns with the dogs, and preventing a potential accident. On this occasion, a lack of grouse made the white buggers a bit more tempting… so we decided to give the green light on the hare.

By having our dogs retrieving rabbits that we shoot, many may think that this could cause them to want to start chasing rabbits. This comes back to the foundation, and having the ability to stop the dog on a whistle, and recall with heavy distractions. Hunting rabbits with labs is a lot of fun, very rewarding, and something we will continue to do in the future!

As a little bonus, we drop a recipe for rabbit towards the end of the podcast! If you hunt rabbits, give it a try!

As always, potty training your puppythanks for tuning in and keep the questions and feedback coming.

Also, a HUGE THANK YOU to the Turnpike Troubadours for allowing us to use a snippet from one of our all-time favorite songs The Bird Hunter.  Make sure to check out their music, they are a favorite of ours.

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