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Puppy Transportation

Answering the first question that all new puppy buyers face: "How do I get them home?"

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Once upon a time, most gun dog puppies found their forever homes a few miles from their birthplace. Hunting breeds were rooted in communities that prized their skill sets. Old-time hunters in the Northwoods likely had a setter breeder nearby, while Midwesterners might have had a retriever kennel down the road. Only the most dedicated bird dog enthusiasts sought out kennels other than local, small-scale operations.

Times have changed. In the digital age, most people can own a high-performance gun dog of any breed, from anywhere. A quick internet search will reveal dozens, even hundreds, of professional kennels for most common gun dog breeds. Oftentimes, the best options at the end of this process are nowhere near a buyer’s home. If you have picked the (hope- fully) perfect breeder, litter, and puppy you are immediately faced with a daunting question: How do you get them home?

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First Year Gear

Equipping your pup for success from the start.

Should Puppies Eat Adult Dog Food?

Feeding your sporting pup the right nutrition is vital to their mental and physical development.

The Importance of Puppy Socialization

Optimizing your puppy's potential through proper socialization.

Professional Help

Unwanted behaviors don't arise overnight. When is the right time to hire a trainer for your dog—and yourself?

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