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Gun dog and puppy training articles online
The 49 DAY MYTH - by Dr Ed Bailey
PRODUCING BEHAVIOURALLY SOUND DOGS (PDF) by Dr Ed Bailey
GIVING PUPS A HEADSTART by Dr Ed Bailey
FOUR STAGES OF PUPPY DEVELOPMENT by Cesar Millan - The Dog Whisperer
7  GUN DOG TRAINING ARTICLES YOU CANNOT BE WITHOUT by Robert Milner
THE THREE S's OF PUPPY TRAINING By Jackie Mertens of TopBrass
CRATE TRAINING American Dog Trainers Network
STOP PUPPY BITING  Dog Training Central
GENERAL PUPPY AND DOG TRAINING Dog Training Central
PUPPY SOCIALIZATION: HOW TO DO IT
THE IMPORTANCE OF PUPPY SOCIALIZATION  Published by the AKC
BIRDS MAKE THE DOG by John McGonigle
THE STEADYING PROCESS by Paul Kinney (print and save!)
WHAT IS CLICKER TRAINING? Wikipedia
ROBERT MILNER SAYS NO TO SHOCK COLLARS Interesting Shotgun Life pro-clicker article
** MINE ** Jean Donaldson's excellent book about resource guarding  - a common problem with Sussex Spaniels.
** TOTALLY GUNDOGS **  My favorite gundog training site! Smart, highly effective, positive techniques.
** PUPPY CULTURE ** excellent 0-12 week  puppy socialization and training video series by Jane Killian.


Youtube Channels you might want to check out and subscribe to
Gundog Training:    Duckhill Kennels   *   Wildrose Kennels    *  Paul Coates   * Bill Hillman   *   Paul French
Obedience:   Janice Gunn   *   Connie Cleveland   *  
Misc:  The American Kennel Club   *  Official Crufts   * Puppy Training   *  Clicker Training
Editor's Choice:  Nick Ridley   *   Shooting UK   *   Teaching a Spaniel to Quarter   *   Training Springers Misc.
Sussex Spaniel 101:  Chapter 1  *  Chapter 2  *  Chapter 3   *  Chapter 4   *   General Sussex Spaniel Info









Important Vaccination Information
VACCINATION PROTOCOL  We use Dr  Jean Dodds schedule for vaccination
TITERS AND VACCINATION PROTOCOL Frequently asked questions answered by Dr Jean Dodds
DURATION OF IMMUNITY TO CANINE VACCINES  Dr Ronald Schultz
DANGERS OF LEPTOSPIROSIS VACCINE  Lepto vaccine and kidney failure in dogs
HEMOPET This is THE place to send your dogs blood serum for vaccination titering.
DURATION OF VACCINATION IMMUNITY overvaccination is unnecessary and dangerous!
RABIES CHALLENGE FUND Science based fact sheet that will change how we vaccinate forever.
OVER VACCINATION: DOG OWNER'S BEWARE - May 2012 The Whole Dog Journal
VACCINATING YOUR DOG brief summary explaining the core & non-core puppy shots
THE  NEW (2011) AAHA VACCINATION PROTOCOLS  (PDF. Pgs 4-9  for general veterinary practice)
UNDERSTANDING VACCINATION IMMUNOLOGY superb presentation by Bob Rogers DVM

Ecosystem, conservation and climate change articles
AS PHEASANTS DISAPPEAR, HUNTERS IN IOWA FOLLOW New York Times 2013
CHEATGRASS AND WILDFIRES 2012 Terra Daily article showing why we need to get rid of it!
CLIMATE CHANGE THROWS NATURE OUT OF WHACK Live Science 2012
CLIMATE CHANGE AND DUCK SEASON  Wildfowl Magazine 2012
GOODBYE CRP? Montana Outdoors 2010
GAMEBIRDS AND CLIMATE CHANGE 2010 State of the Birds Report
CLIMATE CHANGE AND SPORTSMEN  Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership
GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGES INEVITABLE IMPACT ON HUNTERS AND WILDLIFE Pheasants Forever
HOW ENVIRONMENT CHANGES BIRD BEHAVIORS
GLOBAL WARMING IS CHANGING MIGRATORY BIRD PATTERNS Feb. 2009 Audubon Society Study
PETS VITAL TO HUMAN EVOLUTION  August 2010 Discovery Science
THE DISAPPEARING CRP  April 2008 New York Times article
CONSERVING HUNTERS   2007 National Geographic article
ERADICATING CHEATGRASS Free PDF published by MSU Extension


Health related articles
THE AKC HEALTH FOUNDATION My favorite online health and research resource
THE DOG FOOD ADVISOR Saving good dogs from bad dog food. See where your brand ranks!
THE TRUTH ABOUT BACKYARD BREEDERS  Great blog article with some wise buyer tips
RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH EARLY SPAY/NEUTERS AKC Health Foundation Podcast - 2012
HEALTH IMPLICATIONS OF ERLY SPAY NEUTER IN DOGS AKC Health Foundation article
100 LINKS TO CANINE ANATOMY: BONES, JOINTS, DISEASES
BEWARE OF DANGEROUS WEED  AWNS! ESSFTA "Mean Seed" website with pictures
BEWARE OF GRASS AWN INFECTIONS THIS BIRD HUNTING SEASON - Field and Stream 2012
RETINAL DYSPLASIA & RETINAL FOLDS Canine Eye Registration Foundation (CERF)
PROGRESSIVE RETINAL ATROPHY-PRA EYE DEGENERATION CERF
THE PRA DNA TESTING CLINIC University of Missouri
WHAT IS PFK DISEASE? VetGen Definition
CANINE WHELPING CALENDAR by Suzan van Prooijen
EARLY NEUROLOGICAL STIMULATION TECHNIQUES by Carmen Battaglia
BREEDING CHAMPIONS-STORY OF SAIGHTON'S SCUD by D. Glenn Martyn
CANINE REPRODUCTION Really nice collection of links and info for breeders and the curious
CANINE REPRODUCTION SEMINAR  with  specialist Robert Van Hutchinson DVM
THE NORMAL CANINE ESTRUS CYCLE  great presentation/slides/graphs by VetMed and LSU
CANINE REPRODUCTION ARTICLES by Heather Steyn DVM repro specialist in Colorado
DEWCLAWS, RUNNING AND ARTHRITIS... interesting article by Chris Zink DVM
When in doubt, there is a youtube for everything!
YouTube has free spaniel/gundog training videos!