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teach your dog the kennel command | ask gunner
05-20-201 min read
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In this edition of the "Ask Gunner" column, we sought out the advice of Bob Owens of Lone Duck Outfitters to give a couple basic tips on teaching the important kennel command.
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Dear Gunner, I’ve got a young dog and I really want them to be comfortable and confident in their dog kennel. What’s the best way to begin teaching them the kennel command?

Thanks,
First Time Gundog Owner

A:

– Bob Owens, Lone Duck Outfitters

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Teaching your dog to "kennel"
Bob Owens of Lone Duck Outfitters

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