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Wild Recipes: Pheasant with Mushroom Sauce

Recipe by: Kelly Hargrove Ingredients: 6-8 breasts 1/2cup chicken broth 1 Tbs worcestershire sauce 1 tsp salt 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 can cream of chicken soup 1 4oz can sliced mushrooms 1 small can green chilies Place breasts in … Continue reading

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A Boy and His Dog

A Boy and His Dog: Nathan Swinney and Wildrose Kim By: Dr. Ben McClelland Popular literature is filled with poignant stories featuring an adventurous boy and his faithful four-legged companion. Wildrose has its own version of this tale involving two members of our family: … Continue reading

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Delivery to Hand

By: Mike Stewart The skill of bringing a bird back, preferably uneaten, delivering it to hand, is a core expectation for any well-trained retriever.  Mouthing a bird, plucking feathers, repeatedly dropping the bird on the return, blinking (refusing to pick … Continue reading

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The Six Pack

By Mike Stewart Tis the season. Hunting season that is. Pheasant, dove, preserve quail and in some northern locations, waterfowl.  We gundog enthusiasts are back in happy times. My opening this year was in late August at Wildrose Teton Valley … Continue reading

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Vaccinating the Sporting Dog

By: Dr. Lee Payne and Dr. Laura Wilson Animal Clinic of Oxford Vaccines are a very important part of your dog’s preventative healthcare plan. Especially in puppies, they are essential in preventing potentially fatal disease.  Some dogs need more vaccines … Continue reading

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Dove Carnitas

Recipe by: Adam Van Sant Ingredients: –12 to 15 whole dove breast -1 lb. salt pork -1/3 c. lard or canola oil -1 onion quartered -3 chipotle chilies in adobo sauce -4 cloves garlic roughly chopped -1 orange halved -2 … Continue reading

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Wildrose Comes to Texas

The Wildrose Way is in Texas! Wildrose Kennels is excited to announce that starting October 1, 2017, the Wildrose pack will offer a comprehensive training facility in Dallas, Texas. The facility is located 14 miles from downtown Dallas, on the 4th … Continue reading

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Farflung Wildrose: Syndicate Activities (Part 2)

By: Dr. Ben McClelland Editor’s Note: This is the second article in an ongoing series on Wildrose Syndicate members and their dogs. Syndicate members are a subgroup of Wildrose handlers, who participate with their dogs in various Wildrose field activities, such … Continue reading

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Farflung Wildrose: Syndicate Actvities (Part One)

By: Dr. Ben McClelland We can find Wildrose dog owner—pack members—across the continent and, indeed, the globe. Within the Wildrose pack is an active group of dog handlers that constitute the Wildrose Syndicate. The dictionary defines syndicate as an association … Continue reading

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Pilot on Board

By: Karen Weir-Jimerson Aah, the joy of a puppy! Our household has a puppy again, so we’ve rolled up the rugs, stowed the leather shoes on the highest closet shelf, and bravely opened up the house to our new fox-red … Continue reading

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