Monthly Archives: August 2018

Remembering Lucy

We lost another of the first DADs that Wildrose placed. Her name was Lucy and she belonged to Valerie, who posted a tribute on Facebook:  My Dearest Lucy, I’m not really a dog person so it was very surprising even to … Continue reading

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Wildrose Trainer Profile Series: Blake Henderson, Veteran Trainer 

By: Dr. Ben McClelland  In his comprehensive training book, Sporting Dog and Retriever Training The Wildrose Way, Mike Stewart emphasizes the related roles of “communication” and “relationship” in training a dog: “Knowing how to interpret the subtleties and innuendos of … Continue reading

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Hickory Grilled Quail w/Charred Corn & Peaches 

In this issue we are pleased to present a favorite recipe from Sean Butler, Executive Chef, Five Star Plantation, Alabama. Ingredients for  quail: 4  whole quail 1  teaspoon sugar 1  tablespoon salt 1  cup water 1  tablespoon white balsamic vinegar 1  sprig rosemary, Chopped 2  sprigs thyme, Chopped … Continue reading

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Wildrose Carolinas – Open June 2018

Wildrose International is pleased to announce its latest, full-service facility located  20 minutes north of Hillsborough, NC at 9851 NC Hwy 86, Mebane, NC 27302. Wildrose Carolinas is located on 250 acres of wildlife habitat in Southern Caswell County, NC.  … Continue reading

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Wildrose Great Lakes Expedition

Diverse displays of the Wildrose Way An exciting August opportunity is ahead on the sandy shores of the southern tip of Lake Michigan! Erin Davis, Associate Trainer of Wildrose Kennels – Great Lakes, has a full weekend of events planned … Continue reading

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Girls, Gundogs, and Guy

By: Annie Johnston, johnstonarms.com In March, Wildrose Texas hosted an event with the Dallas Women’s Sporting Club and Johnston Arms. Several ladies and their four-legged companions had the opportunity to attend, myself included. As the participants began to trickle into … Continue reading

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DU Retrievers Column-Diet & Nutrition Tips with Purina

Reprinted with permission from Ducks Unlimited Magazine and author, Tom Davis. An excellent article by Tom about properly feeding a sporting dog based upon the advice and research of Dr. Brian Zanghi, Purina Research Nutritionist and owner of Wildrose Aspen … Continue reading

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Barn Hunt & The Ratting Retriever

By: Jessica Anlauf One of the fastest growing canine sports in the United States today is Barn Hunt. Live rats are safely housed in pvc pipe tubes and hidden among straw bales within a trial ring. Tubes which contain only rat litter as well as empty tubes are … Continue reading

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