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Wildrose Hawksgarth Macy, “Nell”

  Hawksgarth Macey-“Nell” Imported as a seven-month old, in January 2019, Nell is out of a FTCH to FTCH breeding which is pretty special. Her mom, Hawksgarth Indiana, was made up to FTCH before four years old and is by … Continue reading

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Driven Bird Shooting In Idaho

Republished from Forbes July 7, 2020 Written by Chris Dorsey https://www.forbes.com/sites/chrisdorsey/2020/07/07/driven-bird-shooting-in-idaho/#15504ab243c9 What if you could enjoy driven red-legged partridge in stunning and steep terrain, the kind of presentation made famous in the hills of Spain…but without the jet lag? That … Continue reading

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Amy’s Cherry Cobbler – the Levenghyl Way!

  Recipe by Amy Bates Levenghyl Kennels About 1kilo of stoned cherries 2 tbsp caster sugar -depending on how sweet they are they may need a little more Cobbler Topping: 225g Plain fFour 3 teaspoons Baking Powder 110g ice cold … Continue reading

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The Avoidables

by Mike Stewart, Wildrose International Often it seems that the list of things not to do with a young sporting dog pup is much longer than the things listed to do.  No doubt, it is important to properly “Background” any … Continue reading

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Trainer Profile: Erin Davis, Trainer, Wildrose Mississippi

by Dr. Ben McClelland in an Interview with Erin Davis In March Erin Davis moved—lock, stock, and barrel—from the Midwest to the Deep South to become a Trainer at Wildrose, Oxford. While some of us would have been waylaid by … Continue reading

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Spring at Wildrose Mississippi

Video by Mallard Media The facilities crew here at Wildrose Oxford has truly outdone themselves this year. Supervisor Blake Henderson, along with Bryan, Tristan and Taylor, have worked tirelessly on the continuous improvement of the training grounds. We have milo … Continue reading

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Dog Speak 101: Communicating with Your Wildrose Companion the Wildrose Way

Alan Newton, owner of WR Shadow When attending any Wildrose workshop, undoubtably you’ve heard the quote from Mike Stewart, “Dogs don’t talk.” So why as handlers, do we often converse with our Wildrose companions as though they are fluent in … Continue reading

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Nutritional Advances Can Keep the Older Hunting Dog Afield Longer

By Dr. Brian M. Zanghi, PhD, MS, Senior Research Nutritionist, Nestle Purina PetCare Do you remember the first sporting dog puppy you brought home and the countless hours and days spent training. Or, perhaps your family dog that you turned into a … Continue reading

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Bright Minds

By Mike Stewart, President Wildrose International Most of The Wildrose Way content covers puppy development and training of gundogs, adventure dogs and therapy companions all in their developmental prime.  It’s time we devote attention to our senior sporting dogs among us … Continue reading

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Pecan Triple Scatter

By Guy Billups, Wildrose Texas As we are getting into longer days and longer training sessions, I want to share a new way to run a commonly run drill around Wildrose. The Pecan Triple Scatter piggy backs off the Pecan … Continue reading

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