Humans have used dogs to hunt for thousands of years. More recently, technology (specifically GPS tracking collars) has made the partnership that much more dependable. The Dogtra Pathfinder collar marries the genius of GPS location with an easy-to-use smartphone interface.
While most breeders of sporting dogs are in it for the right reasons—namely to benefit their chosen breeds—anytime an endeavor involves the exchange of money, not everyone will operate above board. So, here’s how to find and vet potential breeders to ensure your goals and expectations align with their puppy program.
Certain obedience measures for a gundog to have are considered mandatory by many. Kyle Wintersteen compiles a list of what is mandatory gundog obedience training and what is for the polished dog.