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Storm Anxiety in Dogs

Gun Dog Q&A: Storm Anxiety in Dogs

by Dr. John Holcomb

Question: I have a three-year-old viszla named Jagger Rose. She has been a great bird dog and companion. She lives… more »

Obedience Training for Dogs

4 Tips for Dog Obedience Training

by Tom Dokken

There is a misconception among bird dog owners that mastering the most difficult training drills is the key to having… more »


Gun Dog Holiday Gift Guide 2015

by Gun Dog Online Staff

Sometimes Christmas comes early for us dog owners. As in opening day of bird season or the day we pick… more »


Breed Profile: Chesapeake Bay Retriever

by M.J. Nelson

Several years ago in my other life as an investigative reporter, at an editorial meeting after I had summarized the… more »


Puppy Training Done Right

by John McGonigle

Your dove shoots are likely over by now, but there’s still time to get in some meaningful field training before… more »


How To: Develop A Great Pointing Dog

by Bob West

A missed opportunity because of birds being bumped rather than pointed–it’s an age-old problem, all too common and the center… more »


Stoeger 3000 Shotgun Review

by John Taylor

The Stoeger 3000 is a lot of shotgun for the money, but let’s start at the beginning. In 1903 Danish… more »


Benelli 828U Shotgun Review

by Brad Fitzpatrick

Italy has an impressive history of firearms production that dates back centuries, from the time when Brescian furnaces forged barrels… more »


9 Tips: Train Your Dog To Resist Decoys

by Bob West

A quick way to lose any chance of a second invitation to hunt your friend’s duck camp is to bring… more »

Epic Moment: First Pheasant

by Rick Van Etten

It happened on a Sunday afternoon nearly 45 years ago. I was a freshman in high school, and we lived… more »

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How to Re-Train a Hunting Dog

by Christina Lasich, MD

The first question in a dog handler’s mind when a dog is not doing what is expected should be “Why?”… more »

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Hottest New Waterfowl Shotguns for 2015

by John Taylor

From affordable to expensive, there’s plenty of guns to choose from this year. I shot a Stoeger 3000 for a… more »


GUN DOG Training: Why You Should Increase Repetition, Not Punishment

by John McGonigle

   Physical discipline of canines is controversial and can lead to heated discussions. There are laws against animal cruelty, many… more »


GUN DOG Q&A: Are Right-Pawed Dogs Better?

by Ed Bailey

Reader Question: “A student in training to become a dog behavior therapist and trainer sent me the following: I watched… more »

New Dog Nutrition Products for 2015

by Tony J. Peterson

Keeping a well-bred hunting athlete healthy is typically pretty simple; it just takes time, commitment and the right fuel. Proper… more »

The M-555 comes with a set of 5 flush-fitting choke tubes, with full, improved modified, modified, improved cylinder, and cylinder constrictions.

Stevens Model 555 28-Gauge Review

by Steve Gash

The Stevens brand has always had a reputation for producing high quality at a low cost, and that tradition continues… more »


Breed Profile: The English Setter

by Jerry Thoms

When Jill, the 18-month-old English setter, was released in the 20-acre hayfield, the 45-pound white, orange and black dog took… more »


Advantages of Fitness Training Bird Dogs in Water

by John McGonigle

As a rule, retrievers love water and spaniels are no exception. Just try to walk an unleashed springer past a… more »


Best New Upland Shotguns for 2015

by John Taylor

Hunting the uplands means many things to many people. The quarry may be diminutive bobwhites or big cackling roosters. Quail… more »


Great New Upland Loads & Chokes for 2015

by Bob Humphrey

Like everyone else, shot makers follow the trends and right now the hot ticket is creating non-toxic loads that perform… more »