Hunting Dogs

How to Crate Train a Hunting Dog

Learning the process, equipment, and troubleshooting of crate training a bird dog. It was a late stop in a hotel room for a quick sleep before continuing the road trip the next...

The Difference Between a Deutsch-Drahthaar and a German Wirehaired Pointer

A look into the ongoing struggle of Deutsch-Drahthaar and German Wirehaired Pointer owners . . . If you want to start a fight just call someone’s Deutsch-Drahthaar a wirehair ....

The Best Dog – Summer Issue of Project Upland Magazine

His name is Hank. He’s something special. A bird-finding machine. My exes still love him. He even smokes cigars. *This article appeared in the Summer 2019 Issue of Project...

Top Three Bird Dog Breeds of 2019

Exploring the three most popular bird dog breeds of the Project Upland community There’s no better way to incite a riot in the bird dog world than to talk about breed...

Finding Birds for Dog Training – The Power of Community

Finding birds to use in dog training is one of the many hurdles we face as DIY bird dog trainers. But rest assured, there’s success in numbers. I’m a card-carrying...

Small Munsterlander – A Bird Hunting Dog Profile

Smallest of the German pointers, the small Munsterlander is big on style and drive. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles focuses on the hunting characteristics...

True Stories that will Make Training a Bird Dog Seem Less Daunting

Explore articles and films from novice bird dog folk in the Project Upland community The memories have a little less intensity to them from the days I was living them, but I can...

How do we Navigate the Sport Dog Food Market? – The Consumer Conundrum

Choosing a Dog Food in Today’s Market can be a Challenge of Facts Versus Fiction The pet food aisle is a daunting place. Carefully crafted marketing serves up equal doses of...

Training to the Character of Your Gun Dog

Not all gun dogs are created equal, or personalities, or characters and those details matter. “I don’t know who or what possessed my dog, but he just systematically...

#61 | Using Remote Training Collars with Pete Fischer of Dogtra – Podcast

Learning to use an e-collar to train your bird dog? This is a must listen before you get started. How well do you truly know how to use remote training collars? How to select the...