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Training

Mold a pup into the kind of gun dog that knows when to stay and when to go. Training

Mix Obedience Training & Structured Hunting for Dual-Purpose Dogs

Tony J. Peterson

Mold a pup into the kind of gun dog that knows when to stay and when to go.

Stressful training techniques can lead to increased aggression. Training

Shaping or Breaking for Gun Dogs?

Ed Bailey

Stressful training techniques can lead to increased aggression.

Tailor your pup to match your pace. Training

Establishing Range for Your Flushing Dog

Jerry Cacchio

Tailor your pup to match your pace.

Did you teach this common command too soon? Training

When to Teach the "Sit" Command for Gun Dogs

Dave Carty

Did you teach this common command too soon?

Health & Nutrition

Canine nutrition, supplements, and health-care products designed to keep your gun dog at the top of its game. Health & Nutrition

Performance-Boosting Products for Gun Dogs

Tony J. Peterson - October 04, 2019

Canine nutrition, supplements, and health-care products designed to keep your gun dog at the...

When your dog is working their tail off, it's up to you to help your dog recover as quickly as possible. Health & Nutrition

Maximizing Dog Endurance for Hunting & Competition

Bob West

When your dog is working their tail off, it's up to you to help your dog recover as quickly as...

Follow these tips to keep your pup healthy throughout summer training and early season hunts. Health & Nutrition

How to Keep Your Bird Dog Hydrated & Cool

Tom Dokken

Follow these tips to keep your pup healthy throughout summer training and early season hunts.

Four different formulas can feed your pup throughout every life stage. Health & Nutrition

Kinetic: A New Super Food for Gun Dogs

Jerry Thoms - August 22, 2019

Four different formulas can feed your pup throughout every life stage.

How-To

Grab your gun, camping gear, and bird dog and hit the road for an epic adventure this fall. How-To

Plan a DIY Upland Hunting Road Trip

Kali Parmley

Grab your gun, camping gear, and bird dog and hit the road for an epic adventure this fall.

A few common tools will keep your pup clean and comfortable in the field. How-To

Grooming Tips for Gun Dogs

Dave Carty

A few common tools will keep your pup clean and comfortable in the field.

If you think you can't own a piece of bird hunting ground, think again! Finding land in your price range just takes a little creativity. How-To

Paradise Possible: Your Own Bird Hunting Land

Tony J. Peterson

If you think you can't own a piece of bird hunting ground, think again! Finding land in your...

Getting ready for a big trip? This handy travel checklist covers the 10 most important items dog owners need to know. How-To

10 Dog Travel Tips You Need to Know

Bob West

Getting ready for a big trip? This handy travel checklist covers the 10 most important items...

In the Field

Here's how to look for this hidden danger after a day in the field. In the Field

How to Inspect Your Dog for Grass Awns

Bob West

Here's how to look for this hidden danger after a day in the field.

There are a litany of ways an upland dog can get injured during the season, so do your part to reduce those risks. In the Field

How to Keep Your Upland Dog Safe in the Field

Tom Dokken

There are a litany of ways an upland dog can get injured during the season, so do your part to...

Follow these tips for managing the rush of going from training to days afield. In the Field

Tips for Your Gun Dog's First Day Afield

Jerry Cacchio

Follow these tips for managing the rush of going from training to days afield.

October can be the best but toughest month for grouse hunting. Follow these tips for more success! In the Field

How to Hunt October Grouse

Tony J. Peterson - September 25, 2018

October can be the best but toughest month for grouse hunting. Follow these tips for more...

On Point

You might be surprised to learn the impact of your pup's sense of smell. On Point

How Important Is a Gun Dog's Nose?

Dave Carty

You might be surprised to learn the impact of your pup's sense of smell.

The Retrieve

Here's how to keep your hunting partner from slipping out of range. The Retrieve

Keep Your Flushing Dog within Shotgun Range

Tom Dokken

Here's how to keep your hunting partner from slipping out of range.

Handling and know-how are essential to a valuable retriever in this setting. The Retrieve

Bay Dog: Making Great Big-Water Retrievers

John Gordon

Handling and know-how are essential to a valuable retriever in this setting.

Upland Bird

Check out these timely tips—and a cautionary tale—for pursuing chukars. Upland Bird

Tips for Safely Hunting Chukars

Ron Spomer

Check out these timely tips—and a cautionary tale—for pursuing chukars.

December is your month if you like having the woods and fields all to yourself for upland hunting. Upland Bird

The Public Land Oasis of December Upland Hunting

Tony J. Peterson

December is your month if you like having the woods and fields all to yourself for upland...

Take a stroll through the thick stuff with your upland dog to take advantage of the timberdoodle migration. Upland Bird

Woodcock Migration and Early-Season Hunting

Tony J. Peterson - September 04, 2018

Take a stroll through the thick stuff with your upland dog to take advantage of the...

August scouting is imperative for September dove hunting success. Here's how you should do it! Upland Bird

Best Way to Prepare for September Dove Hunting? Scout Now!

Tony J. Peterson - August 02, 2018

August scouting is imperative for September dove hunting success. Here's how you should do it!

Migratory Bird

Flooded with honkers, French Canada can serve up one heck of a wood duck shoot, too.

 (Photo Migratory Bird

An Ontario Goose Spectacular

Joe Genzel - April 11, 2018

Flooded with honkers, French Canada can serve up one heck of a wood duck shoot, too. (Photo

Author John Gordon says that it takes a steady retriever to not break under the pressure. He gives his proper field dog protocol here. Migratory Bird

Field Dog Protocol

John Gordon - February 13, 2018

Author John Gordon says that it takes a steady retriever to not break under the pressure. He...

I've never been accused of being sane, especially when it comes to waterfowling, so when my buddy Migratory Bird

North by Northwest: 3,200 Miles for Waterfowl

David Draper - November 08, 2016

I've never been accused of being sane, especially when it comes to waterfowling, so when my...



Using your spaniel for jump shooting ducks is a good way to supplement your upland game bag. My Migratory Bird

Spaniel Versatility and Jump Shooting for Ducks

John McGonigle - August 14, 2012

Using your spaniel for jump shooting ducks is a good way to supplement your upland game bag....

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