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How to Re-Train a Hunting Dog

by Christina Lasich, MD 0

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 0

   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 »


How to Handle a Pointing Dog Effectively

by Dave Carty 0

Full Disclosure: Sometimes I lose my temper and scream at my dogs. I don’t own perfect dogs, and as numerous… more »


What You Need to Know About Gun Dog Breed Registration

by Joel Vance 0

She was a city dog, and the closest she ever came in her early years to a flying creature was… more »


GUN DOG Spotlight: Gun Dog Supply’s Steve Snell

by Jerry Thoms 0

In 1997, Steve Snell took over his parents’ Gun Dog Supply Company and introduced what seemed like a good idea…. more »


3 Projects to Keep Your Gun Dog Sharp During the Offseason

by Bob West 0

Let’s face it; a lot of us are kind of down these days. Once bird season ends, the demands of… more »


Training Tips to Recover More Wounded Birds

by Tom Dokken 0

Overlooked areas in training are one of the reasons guys like me are so busy. Of those blind spots, easily… more »


Training Tips for Developing a New Gun Dog

by Bob West 0

It’s a good time to share some ideas and reasoning about the first few months’ objectives and what we can… more »

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