By Bob Ford Sometimes, the weddings that I officiate as a pastor are not the most fun. A lot of the time I get a phone call that goes something like this. “Hello,” I answer. “Yes, is this the pastor?” a stranger asks. “Yep, can I help you?” “Yes, can you do a wedding for Continue reading →
Christmas shoppers rejoice! Lion Country Supply is launching their annual 12 Days of Christmas promotion on December 4th, and this promotion will continue through December 15. Lion Country Supply has hand-picked twelve of the most popular hunting items in the Lion Country Supply inventory. Each day, one of these items will be available for purchase Continue reading →
At the recent Bird Dog Days event Ed Rader gave some valuable tips on basic gundog training your pup. Ed talked about how dogs are pack animals, and pack animals will respect and obey the leader of the pack. He gave plenty of tips on training with close, hands-on methods using association and repetition. While his training tips are very useful for gun dog training, many of these methods work just fine when training the family dog. Ed says that establishing you as the pack leader are the very basics of where good training begins. If your dog doesn’t respect you as the leader he will not perform for you.
At the Bird Dog days Customer Appreciation Event Dr. Bob Rider gave a great session on sporting dog first aid, and the information proved to be so valuable that we decided to publish it into several blog posts for other dog owners to learn from. Our first blog post was about treatment of dog wounds, cuts, motion sickness and digestion issues. In this blog post the topic is the treatment of bee stings and venomous snake bites.
The Lion Country Supply Bird Dog Days event earlier this month was a great success with plenty of information shared by the professionals. And I personally thought the sporting dog first aid session given by Dr. Bob Rider of the Metzger Animal Hospital was invaluable to me as a dog owner. Dr. Rider shared information that would take any dog owner plenty of research and time to obtain, but he made information gathering a lot easier for those of us who were at the event. Also it’s reassuring to hear it directly from a veterinarian associated with one of the most experienced animal hospitals in Pennsylvania.