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10 pitfalls (1-5) in Retriever Training By Mike Stewart
10 pitfalls (6-10) in Retriever Training By Mike Stewart
A Day With The Southern Minnesota Hunting Retriever Association By Pat Larkin
A Genetic Test for Muscular Myopathy in Labradors By Marilyn J. Fender PhD
A Guide for the Field Trial Chairman By Nan Hegerty
A New Step When Teaching the Hold Command By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
A New Way to Teach the Swim-By By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
A Shot of Steadiness By Butch Goodwin
About AKC-Licensed Field Trials for Retrievers By David Wallace
Advancing Handling in the Water By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
American Retriever Field Trials Today By Robert Milner
Ancestors Are Key to Puppy Selection By Ponderosa Kennels
Avoiding Gunshyness By Butch Goodwin
Back to the Basics to Improve Breeding Selection By Robert Milner
Balanced Training Cycling Skill By Mike Stewart
Balanced Training The Counter Skill By Mike Stewart
Balanced Training The Process By Mike Stewart
Beginning Draw Numbers by Dow Jones Industrial Average Method By AKC
Beginning Water Handling By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Blinds By Butch Goodwin
Boat Work By Butch Goodwin
British Retriever Field Trials Today By Robert Milner
Bumpers - Canvas or Plastic? By Butch Goodwin
Buying a retriever pup By Kim Moses
Casting Over By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Cheating Singles By Pat Nolan
Chesapeake Bay Retriever Breed Standard
Chesapeake Bay Retriever: An American original
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers
Cold Water Tail By Diane O. Gifford
Coming When Called By Butch Goodwin
Common Marking Problems Part V By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Complete Idiots Guide To Golden Retrievers By Margaret Bonham
Conflicts in Retriever Training By John and Amy Dahl
Conflicts in Training By John and Amy Dahl
Curly Coated Retrievers are fetchingdogs:Charming and versatile dogs little known in US Curly-Coated Retriever Breed Standard
Curly-Coated Retrievers
Dangers Distractions and Dumb Moves By Butch Goodwin
Dead Bird Used as a Command Instead of a Cue By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Dealing With Decoys By Butch Goodwin
Decoy Placement for Field Hunting Canada Geese By Dave Hochman
Delivery Problems By Robert Milner
Delivery to Hand part I By Mike Stewart
Delivery to Hand part II By Mike Stewart
Delivery to Hand part III By Mike Stewart
Developing of Handling as an Extension of Force Fetch Part 1 - By Butch Goodwin
Developing of Handling as an Extension of Force Fetch Part 2 By Butch Goodwin
Developing the Waterfowler By George Hickox
Do's and Dont's Retrieving With Puppies! By Jane Pappler
Dogs and Guns By Eric Begbie
Don't Buy a Chesapeake Bay Retriever
Don't Just Treat the Symptoms By Butch Goodwin
Double Mark Head-Swinging By James B Spencer
Double Marks On Land Marking - Part IV By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Drills By James B Spencer
Duck Call Versatility By Jim James
Electronic Hearing Protection Buyers Guide By John Dean Jr
Escape and Avoidance Responses By Butch Goodwin
Evaluating Your Dog Objectively for Advanced Field Work By Jackie Mertens
Exercise Induced Collapse In Labrador Retrievers By Dr. Susan Taylor DVM
Exercise Induced Collapse Labrador Retrievers By Dr. Susan Taylor DVM
Favourite Set-ups: Picture Perfect Multiple Blinds (with a teaching bonus) By Dennis Voigt
First Dog? Develop a Game Plan By Butch Goodwin
Flat-Coated Retriever
Flat-Coated Retriever Breed Standard
For The Birds Using Birds in Training By Butch Goodwin
Force Fetch By John and Amy Dahl
Force Fetch Training By Robert Milner
Force Fetching Without The Collar Part I By John and Amy Dahl
Force Fetching Without The Collar Part II By John and Amy Dahl
Four Points Retriever Club of MN Fall Hunt Test By Dennis Guldan
From the Inside Out By Butch Goodwin
Fundamental Issues on Retrievers By Robert Milner
Gearing Up For Goose Hunting By John Dean Jr
Gearing Up for Waterfowl Season By John Dean Jr
Gearing Up for Waterfowl Season By John Dean Jr
Gearing Up Hunting Season By John Dean Jr
Getting Started By Everette Wall
Getting Your Puppy to Come Back By John and Amy Dahl
Glaucoma in the Flat-Coated Retriever By J.L.N.Wood
Golden Retriever
Golden Retriever breed Standard
Golden Retriever: Lives and breathes to love his family
Goose Vocalizations By T.R. Michels
Handling - Three Handed Casting
Handling a Retriever-Part III More Handling Tips By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Handling a Retriever Part 1 The Handler's Job By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Handling a Retriever Part 2 Recognizing Hazards By Jim By & Phyllis Dobbs
Handling Patterns for the Retriever By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Have Ducks The Power Of Scent? By Lamar Underwood
Helpful Hints and Accessories for Retriever Training By Jackie Mertens
Here Comes The Judge: John & Karen Blackbird By Dennis Guldan
Hide the Duck (Birds in Training) By Butch Goodwin
House Training - Puddles and Beyond By Butch Goodwin
How to Get Your Money's Worth Out of Professional Training By John and Amy Dahl
How to Raise a Retriever Puppy By John and Amy Dahl
Hunt Dead Whistle By Butch Goodwin
Hunting Canada Geese Over Water By Dave Hochman
Hunting Up a Dog Breeder By Butch Goodwin
Identification of a Muscular Myopathy Mutation in French Labradors By Laurent Tiret
If you could just teach me to chuckle! By Jim James
Improving the Mechanics of Your Judging Assignment By Dennis Voigt
Improving Whistle Commands Part II: Come in Whistle By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Improving Whistle Commands: Part I Sit Whistle By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
In Search of "The Magical Flute" By Jim James
Initial Lining Drills By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Introducing Puppies to Birds Water and Throwers By John and Amy Dahl
Introduction to the Channel Blind By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Irish Water Spaniel
Is a Flat-Coat Right for You? By Diane Badget
Is Your Dog Working for You or Is He Self-Employed? By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Keep Training Records By Butch Goodwin
Kicking the Cigaring Habit By Butch Goodwin
Labrador Retriever
Labrador Retriever Breed Standard
Labrador Retriever Myopathy By Kyle G. Braund B.V.Sc. M.V.Sc. R.R. C.V.S. Ph.D.
Labrador Retriever: A good family dog for an active household
Lack Of Hunt By John & Amy Dahl
Lake Country Retriever Hunt Test By Dennis Guldan
Late Season Waterfowling By R. Michael DiLullo
Line Manners -- Part I By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Line Manners Part II By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Marking Conditioning For Concentration By Mike Stewart
Marking Drills By George Hickox
Marking Enhancements By Mike Stewart
Marking Enhancements Part II By Mike Stewart
Meat Dogs By Butch Goodwin
Muzzling the Problem Barker By Butch Goodwin
Myths and Misconceptions About Retrievers By John and Amy Dahl
NAHRA Hunting Retriever Field Test Rules and Regulations By NAHRA
New Pup? By Butch Goodwin
New Training Resources At Wildrose By Mike Stewart
Northern Flight Hunting Retriever Association By Pat Larkin
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Breed Standard
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever: Tollers win hearts and influence people
Obedience Is a Way of Life Not a Daily 15-Minute Drill By Robert Milner
Obedience Training Part 1 By Butch Goodwin
Obedience Training Part 2 By Butch Goodwin
Obstacle Training on the Modified Double T Drill By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Other People's Dogs By E Donnall Thomas Jr.
Out Of The Loop And Looking For Help By Jim James
Picking The Pup Part I By Mike Stewart
Picking The Pup Part II By Mike Stewart
Popping By John and Amy Dahl
Pothole Puddle Ducks By Everette Wall
PRA Test for Chesapeake By Sue Cone
Pre-Season Conditioning By Mike Stewart
Preparation for Hunting: Boats Decoys and Calls By John and Amy Dahl
Preparing a Retriever for Duck Hunting By John Riggle
Preparing For The Wildrose British Championship By Mike Stewart
Prerequisites for Taking the Line By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Puppy Retrieving: Getting Started By John and Amy Dahl
Reading the Birds - Duck Hunting By Jim James
Remington Hevi-Shot B .017 Cal By L.P. Brezny
Retinal Dysplasia in the Labrador Retriever By Lionel F. Rubin V.M.D.
Retriever Breeds in Training: Working Traits of the Big Three By John and Amy Dahl
Retriever FAQ By Mike Tome
Retriever Glossary
Retriever Hunt tests By James B Spencer
Retriever Titles: What Do These Letters Mean? By Brad Smith
River Hunting Sometimes You Gotta Bend the Rules By Butch Goodwin
Selecting Your Puppy Use Birds By Butch Goodwin
Shore-Breaking Your Retriever By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Shorebreaking By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Sight Blinds and Walkouts By Butch Goodwin
Speaking and Duck Calling By Jim James
Stand Alones By Dennis Voigt
Steadness By Mike Stewart
Steady to Flush By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Steadying The Retriever Part I By Mike Stewart
Steadying The Retriever Part II By Mike Stewart
Supplementary Guidance By Eric Begbie
Taking an Initial Line By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Teaching Leave It By Butch Goodwin

Teaching a Dog to Mark Part 1 By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Teaching a Dog to Mark Part 2 By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Teaching a Dog to Mark Part 3 By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Teaching a Lab to Point By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Teaching a Puppy to Swim By Butch Goodwin
Teaching Retired Guns By Jackie Mertens
Teaching Retrievers to Crawl By Butch Goodwin
Teaching the Hold By Jeff Coats and Jason Zerrer
Teaching Young Dogs About Poison Birds By Judy Rasmuson
The "Other" Standard for Goldens - Evaluating Retrievers and Selecting for Purpose By Ginnie Pastor and Dennis P. McConnell
The W Drill By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
The Angle Back Cast By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
The Best From The Past By Dave Duffey
The Duck Hunter Book By Lamar Underwood
The first nine months By Bruce Ross-Smith
The Flat-Coated Retriever By Stanley J. O'Neill
The Forever Adolescent Flat-Coat By Sally J. Terroux
The Fundamentals By Mike Stewart
The Fundamentals Of Blinds By Mike Stewart
The Genetics of Color in Labradors By John and Amy Dahl
The Great Illusion (Blind Retrieves) By John and Amy Dahl
The Nature of the Beast - Pup as a Pack Animal By Robert Milner
The Swim-By By Dennis Voigt
The Third Action (Becoming Stationary) By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
The Three Action Introduction - Moving Away from the Handler By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
The Trained Retrieve - Part I By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
The Trained Retrieve - Part II By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
The Training Platform-More Tips By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
The Waterfowling Dog - Creating A Great Conservation Tool By Joe Arterburn with Randy Bartz
The Whistle Sit By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Three S's of Puppy Training By Jackie Mertens
Top Ten Practices that Interfere with Training Your Dog By Robert Milner
Tough Cookies By Butch Goodwin
Trained vs Inherited Behavior By Robert Milner
Training Camp: Picking your puppy By Paul Cupka and Troy Bailey
Training For The Irish Internationals By Mike Stewart
Training Group Etiquette By John and Amy Dahl
Training Plan I By Mike Stewart
Training Plan II By Mike Stewart
Training Retrievers By Bobby George
Training Retrievers Alone By Dennis Voigt
Training the Trainer By Butch Goodwin
Training Your Dog to be Steady By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Training Your Dog to Cast By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Transition to Cold Blinds By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Transition Training By Jackie Mertens
Tricuspid Dysplasia: A Cardiologist's Perspective By Lori Seimens DVM DACVIM
Trust is a Two-Way Street By Butch Goodwin
Understanding Retriever Pedigrees Part 1 By Butch Goodwin
Understanding Retriever Pedigrees Part 2 By Butch Goodwin
Update Exercise Induced Collapse In Labrador Retrievers By Dr. Susan Taylor DVM
Upland Hunting with a Flushing DogPart II Quartering By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Upland Hunting with a Flushing Dog-Part IV: Advancing the Dog's Trailing Ability By Jim
Upland Hunting with a Flushing Dog:Part I Sit-to-Flush By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Upland Hunting with a Flushing Dog:Part III Beginning Trailing By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Vehicles For Retriever Comparisons By Dave Duffey
Volume.... Too Much? Not Enough? Where & When? By Jim James
Walking Singles By Butch Goodwin
Water Training By Robert Milner
Waterfowl Shotshells By L.P. Brezny
What Not To Do By Mike Stewart
When the Go bird is a Punch bird By Jim & Phyllis Dobbs
Where did the Fun Go? By Butch Goodwin
Whoa It's Not Just for Pointing Dogs By Butch Goodwin
Wildrose British Championship part I By Mike Stewart
Wildrose British Championship part II By Mike Stewart
Wingshooting With A Stone By Mike Stewart
Wood Duck Trail By Joe Wilkinson
Your First Judging Assignment By Dennis Voigt

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