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Problem: I trained my black Labrador retriever for hunt trials for three years. He did very well

Fixing Behavior Problems: Issues in Trials and Tests

Ed Bailey - December 01, 2011

Problem: I trained my black Labrador retriever for hunt trials for three years. He did very...



Many gun dog owners confuse the focus regarding steadying a dog, mistakenly believing that

Justifiable Pride: Steady Dogs Earn Bragging Rights

John McGonigle - November 21, 2011

Many gun dog owners confuse the focus regarding steadying a dog, mistakenly believing that

Strictly speaking, the term

Command Expiration: Releasing Dogs without Losing Control

James Spencer - November 16, 2011

Strictly speaking, the term "release command" is an oxymoron. A dog is either on command or has

Many retrievers have a natural instinct to break their heel or steady position once a bird is in

Gun Dog Training: How to Steady your Dog

Gun Dog TV - October 05, 2011

Many retrievers have a natural instinct to break their heel or steady position once a bird is...

VIDEO: Teaching Your Gun Dog "Whoa"

James Spencer - August 26, 2011

"Whoa" is perhaps the most important command that your gun dog will learn. Here's a training

by Angela Pham

No matter how comfortable a pup might be with retrieving a small game bird, it can

Dokken's Deadfowl Pheasant Trainer

Ben OBrien - May 26, 2011

by Angela Pham No matter how comfortable a pup might be with retrieving a small game bird, it...

Bird release traps are invaluable gun dog training tools for a variety of scenarios. Here are six different ways you can use them.

Six Gun Dog Training Scenarios For Bird Release Traps

Bob West - May 09, 2011

Bird release traps are invaluable gun dog training tools for a variety of scenarios. Here are...

A rookie learns the basics of gun dog training from pro Rick Smith of HuntSmith dog training.

Hey Pup, Hey Pup: An Inside Look at a Training Seminar For Gun Dogs

Tim Horan - April 11, 2011

A rookie learns the basics of gun dog training from pro Rick Smith of HuntSmith dog training.

A new gun dog puppy is a huge responsibility, and it's not short term.

Training Tips For Your New Gun Dog Puppy

Bob West - April 04, 2011

A new gun dog puppy is a huge responsibility, and it's not short term.

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