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Gus the enforcer

“Boy,” he said, “I will tell you a very wise thing. If a man is really intelligent, there’s practically nothing a good dog can’t teach him.”           – Robert Ruark (1915-65), novelist and outdoor writer, from … Continue reading

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Punker Spaniels

My dog clipping is, admittedly, a bit uneven. Perhaps ragged. Okay – scruffy. When I plied my trimming skills on six generations of English springers, my younger daughter used to call the look “Punker Spaniel.” Punker Spaniels Each May and … Continue reading

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One good dog

I was twelve years old the first time I ever shot a bird on the wing over a pointing dog, and it was by far the best thing that had ever happened in my life. I still remember standing there … Continue reading

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