Is your dog as ready to go as you are?
Just like humans, bird dogs can get out and shape and complacent in the off-season. They put on weight, forget their training and can backtrack on all of the hard work you both put in every fall. Sure, it’s important to exercise your dog year-round to keep it fit and agile, but there are several specific steps that all hunters should take to make sure that their loyal companions are ready for the season.
Here are four key steps to tune up your bird dog, according to PetMD, an online portal for veterinary health information.