These are articles you can read online on various topics. Categories here are Judging, Health and Care, DVD/Book reviews, Gear/Product reviews and Miscellany. The latter includes assorted information articles, including some on philosophy, great quotes, interviews, and important tips. ALL of these articles are free to read or download to your printer. They are not pdfs so if you want to print, simply do a screen capture or cut and paste into files for your use.
An article on the rational and methods of warming up and cooling down your retriever plus Guidelines on Over Heating by Nate Baxter DVM.
A guide to many of the products available to help protect or treat your dog's joints
One of the most dreaded "performance" injuries.is CCL rupture. This article describes it's nature and treatment options
Warming up, Cooling down and stretching is done by every athlete. Why don't we do it for our retriever athletes? This article explains how!
The Dogs Up ramp is a must have for your dogs protection against loading injuries if you have even moderately high kennels in your vehicle.
This review describes the features of the Garmin flagship Pro 550 e-collar and it's performance including a 2016 update two years after it's initial release
These judging fundamentals and checklist were developed by a team of experienced judges. You can read and download the pdf here. Dennis Voigt describes the Checklist in this interview with Bill Hillmann: click here.
This Judging article, by Judy Rasmuson with annotations by Dennis Voigt, is full of useful tips for a judging assignment, whether it's your first or you are an experienced judge!
The High Roller dogs may require special considerations as discussed in this article on Judging
A discussion of methods of determining Callbacks while judging, to assist efficiency, consistency and fairness.
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