Archive for hunting dogs

Is Your Dog Ready For the West?

The Western states offer plenty of opportunity for waterfowlers, but can a dangerous place for man's best friend. Are you and you gundog ready?

August 15, 2012

Gundog Operating Manual

There's some assembly required when it comes to equipping your gundog for the season. Here are a few recommendations.

June 18, 2012

Gundogs: Stop Hard-Mouth Before It Starts

Poor training or breeding can leave any dog with a bad case of hard-mouth, but with a bit of work it can be corrected.

May 30, 2012

Photos: Coonhound Really Knows How to "Stay"

As J.R. Absher of The Outdoor Pressroom put it, Maddie the coonhound has "refined the meaning of 'stay'." Since acquiring Maddie from the Cobb County Animal Shelter in Atlanta, Ga., owner Theron Humphrey has photographed her in a variety of, shall we say, interesting places—inside a tractor tire in Cedar Creek, Texas, atop a traffic light in Austin, Texas, on a bird house in Lawrence, Kan., and even above a basketball rim in Des Moines, Iowa, to name a few.

March 19, 2012

Epic Wins & Fails of 2011

The year was full of great stories of successful and not-so-successful hunters. Here's who'll ring in the New Year with champagne and who should stick to fried coot.

December 30, 2011

What Your Gun Dog Says About You: Part II

Here are five more breeds that tell the world what kind of hunter, and person, you really are

September 19, 2011

Maine Lawmakers Reject Hunting Bans

Maine lawmakers rejected a bill that would have outlawed the use of traps and dogs while hunting bears in the state.

May 03, 2011

Disabled Dog Finds Galapagos Tortoise Shell

When a Florida man went searching for fossils with his disabled dog he never imagined they would stumble upon the remains of a Galapagos tortoise.

April 11, 2011

What Your Gun Dog Says About You

Five breeds of dogs that tell the world what kind of hunter, and person, you really are.

February 24, 2011

A Beagle I’ll Never Forget

Every young hunter should have a dog to lead him into the wild, but Barney did much more than that.

December 29, 2010

Proud Papa

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November 15, 2010

Owner Rescues Trapped Coonhound

The owner of a 65-pound coonhound stood outside a cave where the dog was trapped for three days, ultimately rescuing his hunting companion.

August 18, 2010

Training with the “Clicker System”

In our digital age everything seems to be just a click away, and now you can even include dog training in that statement.

March 11, 2010

A Golden Companion

My golden companion was laid to rest one day before his 12th birthday. He died of a big heart, but not before leaving an indelible mark on mine.

November 05, 2009

Experts Reveal Your Dog's Deepest Thoughts

It doesn't take a team of scientists to uncover what nasty thoughts your gundog is thinking—just ask a duck hunter.

September 17, 2009