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Welcoming the New Pack Member

Alan Newton, Associate Trainer Wildrose Carolinas Perhaps you’ve welcomed a new pack member home this spring.  A new puppy brings anticipation of successful days afield, coupled with high hopes for the dog’s performance upon reaching maturity.  Handlers working their first Wildrose dog … Continue reading

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CC’s Hot Pizza Dip

1 8 oz. package cream cheese, softened 1 t. Italian seasoning 1 c. (4 oz.) shredded mozzarella ¾ c. (3 oz.) shredded parmesan cheese 1 can (8 oz.) pizza sauce 1 package pepperoni ½ small onion, diced 2 T. sliced … Continue reading

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Chasing Ribbons, Finding a Companion

By Dan McMackin Napoleon is said to have made the comment, I’m paraphrasing, “when I realized people would lay down their lives for little bits of colored ribbon, I knew I could conquer the world…” How’s that for an opener?  … Continue reading

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Midwest June Blog

In the Midwest it feels like we missed spring and went right to summer. Now that we have temps moving into the 90s with high heat indexes, it is very important that you closely monitor your training routines and exposure to … Continue reading

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It’s a Journey, Not a Destination

The Wildrose History, Part IV By Mike Stewart It has been 23 years since Wildrose joined our Mississippi training facility (est. 1988) and one could only describe these years as being a whirlwind journey. From the beginning, with one full-time … Continue reading

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Meet Steven Lucius and Kirk Parker, 

Co-Owners of Wildrose Carolinas By Dr. Ben McClelland Becoming an effective, positive canine leader involves communicating with the dog, understanding canine behavior, and becoming a problem solver.  —Mike Stewart, Sporting Dog and Retriever Training The Wildrose Way Steven Lucius The trainers … Continue reading

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Water Retrieve with 4 1/2 Month Old, WR Tess

This is WR Tess (Otto x Nell) a 4 1/2 month old female making a retrieve from the water. She loves the water. Please notice the aggressive, confident entry Tess already has and the important fact that before doing any … Continue reading

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Hollywood Farms

It is a privilege to be hosting TWO Wildrose experiences at HOLLYWOOD FARMS http://www.hollywoodfarmsga.com/ November 11-13, Starting Your Dog the Wildrose Way December 9 – 11, Wildrose Basic Gundog Course Your stay will include: An all Inclusive, 3 day, 2 … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Tick Bites

by Dr. Bill Rawls, Rawlsmd.comUpdated 5/9/22 After a winter mixed with snowstorms, sleet, rain, and variable temperatures across the country, we’re all feeling pretty excited about the arrival of spring and summer. But whether winter in your region was colder, … Continue reading

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Wildrose FTCH Dunjailin Rocky Rogue of Westerkames “Diesel”

FTCh Dunjailin Rocky Rogue of Westerkames, call name “Diesel” was sired by FTCh Levenghyl Malusi and his mom is Greengates Rose. We are extremely excited to get this Field Trial Champion sire over to the states to join the Wildrose … Continue reading

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