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The Link Library: Gundog training articles, Books, Videos

 Gundog training articles online

The 49 DAY MYTH - by Dr Ed Bailey

PRODUCING BEHAVIORALLY SOUND DOGS (PDF) by Dr Ed Bailey

FROM 8 WEEKS TO 6 MONTHS - laying down the groundwork  - field sports magazine

FOUR STAGES OF PUPPY DEVELOPMENT by Cesar Millan - The Dog Whisperer

THE THREE S's OF PUPPY TRAINING By Jackie Mertens of TopBrass 

CRATE TRAINING  Dog Trainers Network

STOP PUPPY BITING  AKC

WE NEED TO STOP CALLING IT SOCIALIZATION  - Good article by PlayWayDogs

ROBERT MILNER SAYS NO TO SHOCK COLLARS Shotgun Life 

** TOTALLY GUNDOGS **  My favorite gundog training site!

** PUPPY CULTURE ** excellent 0-12 week  puppy socialization and training video series by Jane Killian.

QUARTERING FOR SPANIELS Totally Gundogs

WHISTLES FOR SPANIELS

GUN DOG SUPPLY bumpers, launchers, collars

LION COUNTRY SUPPLY whistles, vests, pigeon traps, all things training



Suggested Books 

THE HAPPY PUPPY Pippa Mattinson

TOTAL RECALL Pippa Mattinson

HUNTING WITH SPANIELS  Paul Morrison

HUP! James Spencer (no longer in print)

RETRIEVER TRAINING FOR SPANIELS Pam Kadlec

TRAINING THE WORKING SPANIEL  Janet Menzies

SETTING UP FOR SUCCESS  PDF by Gerry Babin - New release!


Sussex related

MINE Jean Donaldson's excellent book about resource guarding  

SUSSEX SPANIELS: BRITAINS RAREST DOG BREED  

DOG BREEDS VULNERABLE IN THE US Psychology Today

22 DOG BREEDS THAT COULD DISAPPEAR CBS News

THE SUSSEX SPANIEL Wikipedia

30 NATIVE UK BREEDS AT RISK FOR EXTINCTION Country Living 

AUGUSTUS ELLIOT THE SUSSEX SPANIEL Canine Chronicle

BOOKS AT AMAZON Various authors

Important Vaccination Information 

VACCINATION PROTOCOL Hemopet 

TITERS AND VACCINATION Dr Jean Dodds

DURATION OF IMMUNITY TO CANINE VACCINES Dr Ronald Schultz 

DANGERS OF LEPTOSPIROSIS VACCINE Lepto vaccine and kidney failure in dogs

RABIES CHALLENGE FUND Science based fact sheet that will change how we vaccinate forever.

OVER VACCINATION: DOG OWNER'S BEWARE - May 2012 The Whole Dog Journal 

FIRST YEAR PUPPY VACCINES AKC

Ecosystem, conservation and climate change articles

AS PHEASANTS DISAPPEAR, HUNTERS IN IOWA FOLLOW  New York Times 2013

CHEATGRASS AND WILDFIRES NPR turning fires into infernos

CLIMATE CHANGE THROWS NATURE OUT OF WHACK  Live Science 2012

DUCKS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

GOODBYE CRP?  Montana Outdoors 2010

GAMEBIRDS AND CLIMATE CHANGE  Field and Stream

CLIMATE CHANGE AND SPORTSMEN  Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership

MONTANA AND CLIMATE CHANGE

HOW ENVIRONMENT CHANGES BIRD BEHAVIORS NWF


Health related articles

THE AKC HEALTH FOUNDATION Health and research resource

THE DOG FOOD ADVISOR Saving good dogs from bad dog food. See where your brand ranks!

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A PRESERVATION BREEDER Show Sight Magazine

RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH EARLY SPAY/NEUTERS AKC Health Foundation Podcast - 2012

BEWARE OF DANGEROUS WEED  AWNS! Gun Dog Magazine

BEWARE OF GRASS AWN INFECTIONS THIS BIRD HUNTING SEASON - Field and Stream 2012 

WHAT IS PFK DISEASE? Vet MD

DEWCLAWS, RUNNING AND ARTHRITIS  Chris Zink DVM