Mike Stewart

Mike Stewart

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If you're not a hunter, you may think that a dog's instinct to locate, pursue, and kill doesn't pertain to you, but you would be wrong. Evaluating an animal's prey drive should be of paramount consideration in selecting a pet or working dog.

Mike Stewart
Mar 4, 2013

How to Keep Your Dog From Overheating

Some high-energy, athletic dogs, unable to sweat, will work to the point of self-injury, so make sure you're able to recognize the warning signs of exhaustion

Mike Stewart
Feb 1, 2013

Five simple steps for teaching place

Mike Stewart
Jan 25, 2013

From the treat to the retrieve

Mike Stewart
Jan 24, 2013

The second in a series about the most important behavior in pups

Mike Stewart
Jan 18, 2013

The first in a series about the most important behavior in pups

Mike Stewart
Jan 16, 2013

The third in a three-part series that will teach you to produce effective recall behaviors in dogs of any age

Mike Stewart
Jan 4, 2013

The second in a three-part series that will teach you to produce effective recall behaviors in dogs of any age

Mike Stewart
Jan 3, 2013

The first in a three-part series that will teach you to produce effective recall behaviors in dogs of any age

Mike Stewart
Jan 2, 2013

Looking for a dog that makes a great family member at home but is also able to help out on the hunt or when fly fishing? There are five main categories of sporting dogs to consider.

Mike Stewart
Dec 21, 2012

Six simple steps for getting your pup to heel without constant corrections or reminders

Mike Stewart
Nov 28, 2012

My three-year-old mutt sure loves cats. Mabel’s dominant breed is black-and-tan coonhound mixed in with some Lab, Weimaraner, and who knows what else. She’s never met one up close but she chases them with enthusiasm that I would really get a kick out of were it not for the fact that she often chases them into traffic. It’s happened maybe five times in the two-and-a-half years I’ve had her.

Mike Stewart
Nov 16, 2012

Step 1: Get rid of all chew toys. They encourage possessiveness.

Mike Stewart
Oct 29, 2012