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Gundogs: Fat is Where It’s At

We’ve all been there. Opening day. The sun is shining, birds are calling and our...

Five Spring Hunts You Can Afford

Spring is here, but that doesn’t mean we need to put our boots in the...

How to Find the Right Gundog Breeder

While most breeders of sporting dogs are in it for the right reasons—namely to benefit...

Hit the NRA Annual Meetings Floor for Special Events

Here’s what you can do and see Saturday, Apr. 11, at the 144th NRA Annual...

Smileys in the Blind, Roosters on the Dash

Maybe you didn't cover yourself in glory on the first day of your guided South...

Start Pups Right

Ron Spomer shares a few tips that will put any puppy on a path to...

Kids These Days…

They say the youth of America just aren’t interested in hunting anymore. But they can’t...

10 Exercises to Help Minimize Gundog Injury

If you're regularly hunting with a canine companion, it's important to keep him healthy and...

What's Your Bird Dog's Best School Subject?

Pheasants Forever asked: "With students heading back to the classroom this week, we’re wondering what’s...

Go West for Early Birds and Lots of ’Em

They say the early bird gets the worm, but the early hunter gets the bird....

Cool It

Every year some unaware hunters—both human and canine—keel over from heat prostration. Many of them...

Michigan Wolves Kill Five Hunting Dogs in Three Days

The first week of August was a gut-wrenching time for houndsmen in Michigan's Upper Peninsula,...

From Field to Frontline

Think German shepherds are the only dogs fit for duty? English springer spaniels and other...

SportDOG: Good Reasons to Crate-Train Your Hunting Dog

Crate-training your puppy should be one of his first obedience lessons. Do you crate-train your...

Flush to Retrieve

There are certain dog trainers who discourage their retrievers from flushing birds. That sounds like...

Blind Springer Spaniel Finds Way to Hunt

Meet Trigger, a 7-year-old English springer spaniel who’s hunted his entire life—despite being blind.

A Wingshooter's Off-Season Checklist

If one sits idly by all summer long, it's hard to imagine him dusting off...

5 Reasons Life is Better with a Dog in the House

Just a generation ago, the prevailing wisdom was that "Dad's hunting dog" belonged outside, in...

A Pointer on Flushers

If you're thinking about getting a flushing/retrieving breed—one of those friendly, energetic springer/Labrador/golden retriever types...

Training More Than a Bird Dog

Upland and waterfowl seasons are open but a fraction of the year—so, what do you...
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