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Tracking Devices for your hunting dog

How to: Prevent Losing a Dog

by Dave Carty 0

Losing a dog, even for an hour or two, can be a wrenching experience. Fortunately, there are more ways than… more »

Puppy Training Tips

Puppy Training: Getting Ready to Hunt

by Dave Carty 0

Without a doubt, my favorite part of puppy training is the first few days I take it into the field… more »

Post-season drills for dogs

5 Projects for After Bird Hunting Season

by Bob West 0

Across many of our bird hunting regions seasons will be winding down and the weather will be taking a turn… more »

Storm Anxiety in Dogs

Gun Dog Q&A: Storm Anxiety in Dogs

by Dr. John Holcomb 0

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 0

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


How To: Develop A Great Pointing Dog

by Bob West 0

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

train a hunting dog

How to Re-Train a Hunting Dog

by Christina Lasich, MD 1

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


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

by John McGonigle 1

   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 0

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


Advantages of Fitness Training Bird Dogs in Water

by John McGonigle 0

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

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