NRA For Pets
You get to benefit from your NRA membership, so why shouldn't your favorite gundog? Enter NRA for Pets, one of the Association's newest programs.
Best All ’Round Hunting Dog?
For as long as there have been different breeds of gundog, there have been hunters arguing for the merit of one breed over the other. So, which canine really is the best all-around hunting dog? Ron Spomer thinks he has the answer.
Your Dog's Worst Fear: The Cone of Shame
A few days ago, my springer, Freedom, had minor surgery. Nothing serious. He basically had a wart removed from his left front leg. And all was going just fine, that is, until the veterinarian uttered the words dreaded by both man and dog: "We've fitted your dog with a cone, which he'll need to wear for the next two weeks."
A Stubborn Old Golden
Yesterday was a sad day for the Skipper family—Chelsea, our 12-year-old Golden Retriever, finally had to be put down.
A Duck Hunting...Chihuahua?
Chihuahuas aren't exactly considered gundogs, but a post from a fan of Delta Waterfowl's Facebook page might suggest otherwise.
Member's Hunt: Taste of Sage
NRA member Roy F. Heilman of Shoreview, Minn., decided to take advantage of a last-chance opportunity to hunt sage grouse with his trusted gundog, Johann. This is his story.
Gundogs: Fat is Where It’s At
We’ve all been there. Opening day. The sun is shining, birds are calling and our over-eager dogs are racing through the cover, thicket to thicket, horizon to horizon, sucking air, searching for scent. They point. They flush. They fetch. They collapse. It’s not even noon and they act as if they’re on their last legs because—they are.
Gundogs: Massage And More for Dogs
At the risk of being called a New Age charlatan, Ron Spomer recommends you give your hunting dog massage therapy.
Know-How: Dinky Dogs Hunt
Small dogs take up less space. They are easier to house, easier to haul in cars and planes, easier to control, cheaper to maintain and easier to conceal when the neighbors complain about high-pitched barking. A small dog can squeeze into an apartment, a kid’s bedroom, the backseat floor of a subcompact car or a large coat pocket. But can they hunt?