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Quick Dog Productions LLC

Quick Dog Productions LLC

As a prolific television producer, writer and director... with more than 60 half hour shows targeting the outdoor lifestyle market to his credit, Larry Saavedra turned his creative skills from behind the camera to the world of dogs.

Larry is a partner of Quick Dog Productions LLC, a video production company that specializes in producing high-impact content for the outdoor market. Larry serves as an AKC Hunt Test Judge and competes in master-level AKC Hunt Tests.

 

Areas of Expertise: AKC Hunt Test Judge and Competitor, 11 years working with retrievers

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Seven Tips about Retrievers

Retrievers are the best companions on the planet. They are loyal, often protective, really smart and easy to train because they love food. There are many types of retrievers, from the smaller Nova Scotia Duck Tolling retriever to the more familiar Labrador and Golden. But…

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HRC offers hunt tests for any level of retriever.

The Hunting Retriever Club Strikes Gold in California

The Hunting Retriever Club (HRC) is without question an organization created by hunters for hunters. But underneath its camouflaged exterior, this popular hunting club has a lot to offer average retriever owners, too. The Hunting Retriever Club arrived at sunrise, setting up their gun stations…

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Duds for Dog Handlers

By Larry Saavedra An overlooked aspect of a hunt test competition, besides training vigorously before the event, is clothing. Believe it or not, it does matter what you wear. If you come to the starting line (where you release a dog) wearing a color or…

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Gifts for the Gun Dog Owner Under $100

Gifts for the Gun Dog Owner Under $100

The Christmas season is upon us, but there is still time to find that perfect gift for the sportsman that owns working dogs for hunting or competition. Even the most discriminating working dog owner appreciates a special gift that encourages better training practices. If you’ve…

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Retrieving. Photo: Ryan Mathern

Dog Training: Hounds are Creatures of Habit

By Larry Saavedra Everything we’ve read, seen or heard about retriever training is futile until we embrace the concept that dogs are creatures of habit. That particular lesson in retrieving training was taught to me by a very accomplished handler by the name of Wendy…

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