Gundogs: Don’t Let Them Get Sloppy
Don’t let hunting season become your dog’s “backsliding season.” Remain alert for opportunities to reinforce good performance, and be sure to avoid reinforcing the bad. Here’s how to focus on the right moments after the shooting starts.
Know-How: Keep Your Gundog Calm and Collected
Taking the jitters out of your hunting dog might be easier said than done. If you think you’ve exhausted all your options, why not try the “medicinal” solution.
Gundogs: Be a Silent Partner
We’ve all seen the guy who throws out vocal commands to his dog like they are burning a hole in his vest pocket. Don’t be that guy.
Gundogs: Build a Dog with Backbone
It takes time and effort to develop the best bird dog your hunting buddies have ever seen. Here’s how you turn Pup into a dog that doesn’t fear.
Gundogs: Gear Up for Spring Training
Bird seasons are months away, but right now is prime time for getting your dog back into the swing of things. Make the most of it by having the right gear on hand.
Coyote Dogs: Why You Want One
A dog can boost coyote success, and just may be the perfect predator-hunting companion. Learn what it's going to take from you—and Dog—to make a coyote come running.
How to Train Your Dog to Blood-Trail Deer
There are breeds that specialize in just about every task, but almost any dog can learn to blood-trail wounded game.
Gundogs: Summer Fitness
Want a bird dog that'll run like the wind all day? He may have all the hunting drive in the world, but he won't last long if you take him hunting without getting him in shape first.
Gundogs: Puppy Primer
Take these pieces of puppy-parenting advice, and you'll be well on your way to raising a dog worthy of praise.
Blind Buddies: 5 Tips to Improve Your Dog's Blind-Side Manners
Your retriever can be a welcome addition in the duck blind—or a complete nuisance. Here are some professional tips to improve your dog’s manners.