Fido On The Hunt: A Complete Guide To Dog Hunting Gear

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Fido needs the right dog hunting gear to aid them in the hunt.  The partnership between man and dog spanned thousands of years until today.  On the hunting grounds, dogs have always been so passionate that their masters almost don't have a hard time getting things done.

They're considered man's best friend for a reason.  They have this uncanny ability to read and understand humans more than any other creature on this planet.  A connection that's impossible to break as what appears through time.

A Complete Guide To Dog Hunting Gear

Dogs are in real danger in the hunt than we actually think.  I experienced one hog hunting trip gone wrong when the boar's tusk struck a dog's jugular vein and it was over instantly.  It was a hunting tragedy that I could not forget.

If the dog wore protective gear of some sort, the strike may have injured the poor thing, but it wouldn't have been lethal.  Dogs that are given these dangerous lines of work should be given the right protection they deserve.

If you care much for your hunting buddies, check out these dog hunting gear for them to take advantage of.

1. Electronic Dog Caller

Some dogs have natural negative behavior that needs to be gradually corrected.

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The E collar is not supposed to punish the dog but try to suppress its behavior which is potentially going to put the dog or anyone at risk.  Even in hunting, dogs have to be disciplined.

2. Dog Vest

Dog vests are what every dog needs in the hunt.  This piece of gear protects the rib cage, chest, and belly.

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When your dog gets too aggressive, he's always at risk of getting struck with a serious blow.  The vest might just save your dog's life.

3. Dog Rucksack

Dogs are quite strong and they can carry a lot of weight.

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If you wanna share the load you're carrying with your dog, you can place some water, small items for the trip, or your first aid kit inside your dog's rucksack.

4. Dog Boots

Dog boots for hunting have heavy-duty soles that are made out of recycled tires.

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The inner soles also provide cushion and are slip resistant which protects your dog's feet and keeps them comfortable as well. It also keeps their paws protected from sharp terrain.

5. First Aid Kit

There are a lot of opportunities for your dog to get hurt in the field.

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In cases of life-threatening situations, like humans, dogs can benefit from an emergency first aid kit.

Watch this video from DOGS Unlimited about hunting dog vests and learn how to protect them in the field.

The human and dog alliance is one of the oldest in history.  It stretches centuries far back and has only grown as time passed which shows how special these animals are.  Your dog can look at you as a mere master or a brother in war.  It's only fitting to treat your pets as family members and you can certainly count on their undying loyalty.

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Editor's Note: This article was originally published on December 16, 2016, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.