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In-Depth With the French Brittany

Scott Linden

Author Scott Linden takes a closer look at the popular French Brittany, a smaller breed that certainly knows how to pack a lot of punch for big hunts!

Why the Labrador Is the World's Most Popular Bird Dog

Tony J. Peterson - November 02, 2017

Labrador retrievers dominate market share when it comes to what hunters choose for the field and the duck blind - and for good reason.

A Chessie Man

Chad Mason - September 28, 2016

One of the greatest pleasures of hunting with dogs is the people we meet along the way. Besides

Breed Profile: Braque d'Auvergne

Tony J. Peterson - June 01, 2016

It is generally accepted that our modern pointing breeds originated in Spain around five centuries

Labradors: Best Grouse Hunting Breed?

Bob Gwizdz - April 11, 2016

Where I live in Michigan there are two kinds of grouse dogs: English setters and all the rest. Oh,

Breed Profile: Sussex Spaniel

Jerry Thoms - March 15, 2016

On a South Dakota pheasant hunt several years ago, I was driving on a gravel road that bordered a

Breed Profile: American Water Spaniel

Jim Lasley - December 03, 2015

Sportsmen who own the American Water Spaniel maintain their little brown dogs with a curly coat

Breed Profile: Chesapeake Bay Retriever

M.J. Nelson - November 06, 2015

Chesapeakes are the only retriever breed still achieving the "gold medal" of a dual

Breed Profile: The English Setter

Jerry Thoms - September 01, 2015

When Jill, the 18-month-old English setter, was released in the 20-acre hayfield, the 45-pound

Breed Profile: Cesky Fousek

Tony J. Peterson - August 03, 2015

It's up for debate when the Cesky Fousek, pronounced Chess-kee Foe-sek, actually showed up on the

Breed Profile: American Cocker Spaniel

Tony J. Peterson - June 25, 2015

It is generally accepted that spaniels originated in Spain, with the earliest literary mentions of

Breed Profile: Small Munsterlander

Jerry Thoms - March 16, 2015

"A small what?" was the typical response Jim Julson used to get when he answered the common

Breed Profile: The Field Spaniel

M.J. Nelson - December 16, 2014

At one point not long ago, a fine sporting breed, the field spaniel, was on the verge of joining

GUN DOG's Salute to Water Dogs

Gun Dog Online Staff - December 04, 2014

With another season in full swing, we thought it would be nice to pay homage to our furry

Breed Profile: The Pudelpointer

Dave Carty

Versatile and personable, the pudelpointer makes for a great, if unexpected, hunting dog.

Breed Profile: Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

Tony J. Peterson - October 13, 2014

The origin of the Nova Scotia duck tolling retriever is muddled. The general consensus is they are

Breed Profile: The American Brittany

Dave Carty - August 29, 2014

The best dog I ever owned was a Brittany. Now, I better qualify that. Powder wasn't my hardest

Breed Profile: The Irish Setter

M.J. Nelson - August 04, 2014

Not long ago, bird hunters viewed the traditional Irish setter with disdain. They were called

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