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Why You Should Be Training with Penned Birds

Dave Carty - March 01, 2016

You've heard it before: it takes birds to make a bird dog. Sure, you can train—at least to...

Gun Dog Training: Keeping Steady

John McGonigle - February 16, 2016

Dave Granatir began hunting with family members over English springer spaniels in 1975. After

5 Projects for After Bird Hunting Season

Bob West - January 05, 2016

Across many of our bird hunting regions seasons will be winding down and the weather will be...

Gun Dog Q&A: Storm Anxiety in Dogs

Dr. John Holcomb - November 23, 2015

Question: I have a three-year-old viszla named Jagger Rose. She has been a great bird dog and

4 Tips for Dog Obedience Training

Tom Dokken - November 23, 2015

We often push our dogs through the drills too fast, which results in gaps in obedience...

How To: Develop A Great Pointing Dog

Bob West - October 27, 2015

A check rope and simple "flank hitch" is a handy tool for controlling and correcting a dog...

How to Re-Train a Hunting Dog

Christina Lasich, MD - September 28, 2015

The first question in a dog handler's mind when a dog is not doing what is expected should be

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

John McGonigle - September 15, 2015

   Physical discipline of canines is controversial and can lead to heated discussions. There...

Advantages of Fitness Training Bird Dogs in Water

John McGonigle - August 14, 2015

As a rule, retrievers love water and spaniels are no exception. Just try to walk an unleashed

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