Dog Training Tips, News, Adventures, Gear Reviews & Blog PostsIt might be tempting to spoil your brand new family puppy with attention and treats, but why not use those developmental months to turn your pup into a full-fledged hunting dog? The Guide Outdoors has tons of Dog Training Tips from the experts to lift your four-legged hunting companions to their full potential. Browse all kinds of information and reviews on the dog training gear you need to make the process fun and easy, like Electronic Dog Collars and Kennels & Dog Beds straight from Sportsman's Guide. If your dogs manage to fetch a few birds, be sure to check out great-tasting bird recipes like Duck Recipes from our blog. Be sure to browse our Ballistics Charts to get the specifics on the ammo you're using. If you've got yourself a new bird dog we have plenty of useful articles on Hunting Dog Health and much more. Check back often for the latest and greatest dog training techniques from the experts.
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Get a Hunting Dog!
Jan 25, 2016 - If you have a family dog and it’s not a hunting dog, you’re missing the boat.READ MORE ›
13 Hunting Dogs that LOVE Christmas
Dec 18, 2015 - What's more enjoyable than cute hunting dogs and Christmas?READ MORE ›
Duck Hunting: Steadiness in Your Boat or Blind
Oct 1, 2015 - Here are some pointers to keep your dog "steady" in the duck blind or boat.READ MORE ›
Shedding Those Winter Pounds
May 4, 2015 - If you have allowed your dog to gain a few winter pounds, make sure you address this right away.READ MORE ›
When's Bow Season Again?
Aug 8, 2014 - These two hunting buddies are ready to get after it!READ MORE ›
Starting Discipline Early
Feb 12, 2014 - If it was as easy to simply train each dog through treats, everyone would do it, and there would be no dog tra...READ MORE ›
Visit Sportsman's Guide at the 2017 Pheasant Fest!
Feb 15, 2017 - Check out our show specials and enter for your chance to win a Dickinson Gold 12-Gauge Shotgun!READ MORE ›
The Great American Outdoor Show Set in Pennsylvania Feb. 6-14
Jan 25, 2016 - The HUGE Great American Outdoor Show is set in Harrisburg, Pa., Feb. 6-14READ MORE ›
75th Annual Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show is March 4-8.
Feb 26, 2015 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show is March 4-8 at the Wisconsin Exhibition Center in West Allis.READ MORE ›
Dog Training: Conditioning During Hot Weather: Use Common Sense
Aug 7, 2015 - All too often I hear about dogs who have overheated during conditioning or even had worse things happen.READ MORE ›
The Best Dog Training Tool on The Market
Jun 11, 2015 - Training dogs is not rocket science, and really all you need is a long rope!READ MORE ›
Keeping Old Dogs Young
Jun 26, 2014 - With my dog soon to turn 12, I’m learning to exercise him in different ways, so he enjoys his time in the fi...READ MORE ›
Blind Retrieves: Teaching The T-Pattern Drill
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The Art Of Gun Maintenance
Jan 1, 2015 -READ MORE ›
Introducing A Dog To Water Retrieves
Apr 20, 2013 -READ MORE ›
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Fleece Ortho Pet Bed
Oct 10, 2014 - The Fleece Ortho Pet Bed has medical grade foam inside, and a removable washable cover outside.READ MORE ›
600 Lumen Rechargeable Cree Tactical Flashlight
Sep 16, 2014 - The 600 Lumen Rechargeable Cree Tactical Flashlight sports two twist-focus settings!READ MORE ›