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The first 12 weeks of your gun dog's life are vital to social behavior down the road.The Socialization Period for Gun Dog Puppies

The Socialization Period for Gun Dog Puppies

The first 12 weeks of your gun dog's life are vital to social behavior down the road.

Ed Bailey

We're weeding out myths and false information surrounding training your bird dog.Don't Spoil Your Bird Dog & Other Bad Advice

Don't Spoil Your Bird Dog & Other Bad Advice

We're weeding out myths and false information surrounding training your bird dog.

Mark Chestnut

Your dog's gotta have it. You can enhance it.Building Prey Drive in Gun Dogs

Building Prey Drive in Gun Dogs

Your dog's gotta have it. You can enhance it.

Dave Carty

It's easy to make these mistakes when you bring your new dog home. 3 Ways to Screw Up a New Gun Dog Puppy

3 Ways to Screw Up a New Gun Dog Puppy

It's easy to make these mistakes when you bring your new dog home.

Tony J. Peterson

There are ways to prevent hostility when bringing a new puppy into the home of your old gun dog.How to Introduce a New Puppy to an Old Gun Dog

How to Introduce a New Puppy to an Old Gun Dog

There are ways to prevent hostility when bringing a new puppy into the home of your old gun

Ed Bailey

You must decide, based on your expectations and your dog's temperament.What's the Best Training Method for a Gun Dog?

What's the Best Training Method for a Gun Dog?

You must decide, based on your expectations and your dog's temperament.

Ed Bailey

Pheasant hunting requires a little more open lateral swinging pattern than most upland birds. How to Pattern Your Dog for Pheasant Hunting

How to Pattern Your Dog for Pheasant Hunting

Pheasant hunting requires a little more open lateral swinging pattern than most upland birds.

Bob West

These four mistakes are common when training your dog—here's how to avoid them.Common Mistakes in Gun Dog Training

Common Mistakes in Gun Dog Training

These four mistakes are common when training your dog—here's how to avoid them.

Jerry Cacchio

Positive reinforcement training techniques are making waves in the retriever world. Positive Reinforcement Training for Retrievers

Positive Reinforcement Training for Retrievers

Positive reinforcement training techniques are making waves in the retriever world.

M.J. Nelson & Craig Klein

Audible commands are key handling and training tools, but you must stay consistent. Your dog doesn't speak English.Consistent Commands for Gun Dog Training

Consistent Commands for Gun Dog Training

Audible commands are key handling and training tools, but you must stay consistent. Your dog

Jerry Cacchio

Shooting birds your dog doesn't point, or that he bumps, won't ruin him.Should You Shoot Non-Pointed Birds?

Should You Shoot Non-Pointed Birds?

Shooting birds your dog doesn't point, or that he bumps, won't ruin him.

Dave Carty

Teaching Your Gun Dog the Kennel Up Command

Teaching Your Gun Dog the Kennel Up Command

"Kennel up" is a must-know command. Here's why and how.

Tom Dokken

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