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Training

You can learn a lot about what your dog is trying to tell you if you take the time to listen to it. Training

What the Barking Dog is Telling Us

Ed Bailey

You can learn a lot about what your dog is trying to tell you if you take the time to listen...

Training a flushing dog with live birds requires you to first build a solid foundation. Training

Train Flushing Dogs with Live Birds

Jerry Cacchio

Training a flushing dog with live birds requires you to first build a solid foundation.

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These cherished myths don't always ring true. Training

Don't Believe These Gun Dog Training Myths

Dave Carty

These cherished myths don't always ring true.

The hard part about training gun dogs is getting them to go against their natural behaviors. Training

Unnatural Behaviors: Training Gun Dogs to Hunt

Tony J. Peterson

The hard part about training gun dogs is getting them to go against their natural behaviors.

Health & Nutrition

Persistent myths related to dog health have lingered too long. Health & Nutrition

Busting 5 Common Gun Dog Medical Myths

Seth Bynum, DVM

Persistent myths related to dog health have lingered too long.

Do you really understand what your hunting dog needs from his food? Health & Nutrition

Nutritional Requirements for Gun Dogs

Mark Chestnut

Do you really understand what your hunting dog needs from his food?

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A World Champion sled-dog racer and veterinarian discusses how vital, and fun, conditioning is for your bird dog. Health & Nutrition

Conditioning Tips from a Sled-Dog Champion

Dave Carty

A World Champion sled-dog racer and veterinarian discusses how vital, and fun, conditioning is...

Is fish oil really useful when it comes to skin and dandruff issues? Health & Nutrition

Fish Oil & Omega Fatty Acids for Skin Health in Dogs

John Holcomb, DVM

Is fish oil really useful when it comes to skin and dandruff issues?

How-To

When Eastern hunters head west, the learning curve is steep, but oh so enjoyable. How-To

Big Country Flushers: DIY Hunting in the Midwest

Tony J. Peterson

When Eastern hunters head west, the learning curve is steep, but oh so enjoyable.

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.

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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...

In the Field

Thinking about, and training for, the most common dangers found in upland environments. In the Field

Teaching Your Gun Dog Field Awareness

Tom Dokken

Thinking about, and training for, the most common dangers found in upland environments.

While some see twofold the shenanigans, others see a well-oiled hunting trifecta. In the Field

Gun Dogs: 2 Is Better Than 1

Ben Brettingen

While some see twofold the shenanigans, others see a well-oiled hunting trifecta.

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Expecting the unexpected is a good gameplan. In the Field

Beware of Predators When Hunting with Your Dog

Jack Hutson

Expecting the unexpected is a good gameplan.

Take your dog to the next level and enjoy a few extra months of hunting. In the Field

3 Ways to Extend Your Hunting Season

Tom Dokken

Take your dog to the next level and enjoy a few extra months of hunting.

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

These are the must-hunt hotspots for mixed-bag opportunities. Upland Bird

6 DIY Upland Destinations to Hunt This Fall

Tony J. Peterson

These are the must-hunt hotspots for mixed-bag opportunities.

The pursuit of grouse on the last frontier is a most worthy upland endeavor. Upland Bird

Hunting Sharp-Tailed Grouse in Alaska

James M. McCann

The pursuit of grouse on the last frontier is a most worthy upland endeavor.

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Get your gun dog on public land roosters when most hunters have given up for the season. Upland Bird

Hunting Late-Season Pheasants on Public Land

Tony J. Peterson

Get your gun dog on public land roosters when most hunters have given up for the season.

Modern tech can help you find more ringnecks. Upland Bird

How to Hunt Pheasants on Public Land with Map Apps

Tony J. Peterson

Modern tech can help you find more ringnecks.

Migratory Bird

A bucket-list waterfowl hunt on Utah's GSL tests this hunter's prowess, as well as his Beretta. Migratory Bird

Hunting Green-Winged Teal on the Great Salt Lake

Brad Fitzpatrick

A bucket-list waterfowl hunt on Utah's GSL tests this hunter's prowess, as well as his Beretta.

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

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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...

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