Keep your duck dog fit and ready in the off-season
Ducks Unlimited
May 2020

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DU Newsletter: The Sporting Dog Spring Training Issue (May 2020)

Get Your Duck Dog Ready

May is the time to improve your four-legged companion’s capabilities in the field or touch up on the fundamentals. No matter the focus, Sporting Dog Spring Training has you covered. Find training tips, tales of historic retrievers, and gear to improve your off-season work.

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Retrievers and Guns

Retrievers and Guns

How to keep your dog and your hunting partners safe in the blind

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History of the Retriever

History of the Retriever

A look back at the fascinating origins of the duck dog

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Fueling the Fire

Fueling the Fire

A proper diet and feeding regimen will help gundogs reach their full potential in the field

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Wine Offer

Your Exclusive Wine Offer

A special exclusive offer from Grieve Family Estate & Double Eagle Wines and the Tuck Beckstoffer Estate

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Retriever Gear

Gear Guide: Gear Up Your Pup

Check out these handy new products for you and your retriever

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Duck Dog Breeds

Top 10 Duck Dog Breeds

A closer look at the diversity of America's favorite duck dogs

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DU Podcast

DU Podcast Is Back

The DU Podcast returns with Season 2: The Off Season

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Adam Putnam

For the Ducks... Open Season for Black Swans

A message to Team DU

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DU National Convention Rescheduled

Plan to join us in Orlando, Florida, at the Hilton Bonnet Creek, September 16–19, 2020

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DU 2021 Calendar Photo Contest

DU 2021 Calendar Photo Contest

DU members can submit their photos online for consideration in the 2021 edition of the DU Calendar; deadline is June 7

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Waterfowl Recipe

Waterfowl Cooking Basics

Follow these simple rules to get the most flavor out of wild ducks and geese

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