By Kurt Krueger
WATER-BASED exercise has been the key to early season training with the scorching weather of recent weeks, and it’s a natural activity when it comes to most hunting breeds — especially Labs.
It’s a good idea to be clear of the stairs and doorway entrance any time I declare to Katie and Gracie that it’s “time to go.” Even dogs without an extensive vocabulary don’t miss that one.
And when the word “lake” gets added in there, let’s just say you’d better be serious about opening the door. Spelling the word out, as my wife sometimes does while trying to trick the dogs, brings the same reaction.