My Top Five SHOT Show Introductions
Late Thursday afternoon I achieved my goal of walking every aisle at the SHOT Show. Here are the five new products I'm most excited to test in 2011
Five Bird Dogs for Today's Suburbs
Did you know legendary wingshooting author and field-trial judge Nash Buckingham spent most of his life in a Memphis apartment?
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.
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?
8 Ways for Hunters Survive Summer
Have the dog days of summer left you feeling a little blue? Don't give up hope! Kyle Wintersteen has offered a few fool-proof ways to sate your passion for the outdoors while you anxiously await fall.
How to Introduce Your Gundog to Your Baby
Every kid deserves to grow up with a loyal bird dog. At some point, though, that means introducing the two. Kyle Wintersteen offers a few pointers on getting your gundog ready to meet the newest member of the family.
Must-Have Gundog Gear
Whether you've already purchased America's next great hunting dog or just plan on doing so sometime soon, there's no shortage of canine-related gear that you'll want to have at your disposal. Rover's going to need more than just a collar and a go-getter attitude if you're going to turn him into a champion in the field. Here are 10 products that you'll want to have on hand if you're about to break in a furry new hunting partner, all of which can be found through Cheaper Than Dirt.
Training More Than a Bird Dog
Upland and waterfowl seasons are open but a fraction of the year—so, what do you do with your faithful gundog during the 9 or 10 months when you aren’t hunting? A dog bred to hunt ought to hunt, of course, but he doesn’t necessarily need to fetch birds to be happy. Kyle Wintersteen offers a few suggestions on how you can keep your favorite hunting buddy occupied in the "offseason."
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 dogs? Why or why not?