Hunting Dog Health and First Aid

The Importance of a Dog’s Intestinal Health

A look into the factors and issues with intestinal health in hunting dogs with sport dog Veterinarian specialist Joe Spoo As dog owners, we often look at our dog’s bowel...

Dental Disease in Hunting Dogs Leads to Poor Scenting Abilities

Ignore the old wives’ tales and learn the science behind dental disease and a bird dog’s ability to scent. When six-time Champion Hard Driving Bev started missing...

How to Properly Trim a Hunting Dogs Nails

Looking at proper nail cutting, maintenance, and care for hunting dogs from Veterinary Dr. Joe Spoo. Some of the most easily preventable yet most common injuries we see in active...

Nasal Discharge in Dogs – Identifying Nose Trauma with Hunting Dogs

Dr. Joe Spoo explores minor to major nose issues that can occur in the field with hunting dogs. If you run hard-charging dogs long enough you are guaranteed to encounter issues...

Dr. Joe Spoo, aka the GunDogDoc Series – a Specialist in Sporting Dog Medicine

Introducing a new series on sporting dog care, first aid and health with Veterinarian Specialist Dr. Joe Spoo of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and...

How to Care for your Hunting in Cold Weather

Being prepared to care for your hunting dog when cold weather affects us in the field. Depending on where you are in the country, you might spend a lot of time in cold...

Can a Hunting Dog Diet Improve Scenting Abilities?

The science is in: a hunting dog diet can improve dog scenting ability. Cornell University once again, along with Auburn University, leads the charge in science related to our...