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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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Our Canines During the Covid 19 Pandemic, Spring 2020

By Dr. Ben McClelland The Internet carries a myriad of stories about dogs and the pandemic: Researchers are seeking to learn if dogs can detect Covid-19 in humans. “Advice” articles suggest what some sick owners should do if they need … Continue reading

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The Cover Conundrum

Tom Smith, Wildrose Oxford There is nothing more satisfying than sending your dog after a downed bird into thick cover and watching them methodically search and make the recovery. But, as with all things, there is always an equal and … Continue reading

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Barbara’s Brownies

By Sally Quong, Little Q Ranch   “This is a recipe given to me by my Aunt Barbara.  It’s simple and I always have the ingredients on hand.  These brownies have been a perfect compliment to our pheasant shoots.  There … Continue reading

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Transitional Training

By Steven Lucius, Wildrose Carolinas Many people have experienced being invited on a hunt during their dog’s first season. Sometimes we have never been to this location or seen how the blind is set up. And if we have, we … Continue reading

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Lessons from a Wildrose Handler

By Alan Newton, owner of Wildrose Shadow Following the end of a long and happy fourteen-year relationship with an outstanding Chesapeake Bay Retriever, I made the decision to search for reputable Labrador Retriever breeders (no offense to the Chessie, as … Continue reading

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