Hunting Dogs

How to Properly Trim a Hunting Dogs Nails

Looking at proper nail cutting, maintenance, and care for hunting dogs from Veterinary Dr. Joe Spoo. Some of the most easily preventable yet most common injuries we see in active...

Understanding and Fixing Flagging in a Bird Dog

Flagging in a bird dog can be prevented and fixed with proper training. So what if my dog has a wiggle butt and flags a bit on point? It’s kinda cute and still gets meat to the...

Creating the English Pointer from the Pointer Dog Ancestry

A look at the history and development of the English pointer from the pointer dog. In an effort to better understand the development and prevalence of our current achievements in...

How To Read a Bird Dog’s Body Language – Becoming a Bilingual Trainer

Being able to read a bird dog’s body language can increase effective training and communication. I’m sure you noticed that you can’t make a move your bird dog doesn’t...

How English is the English Setter?

Over time the English setter has become a worldwide phenomenon in the bird dog world—and less English in the process. “I think we are wise, we English speakers, to savor...

Hunting Dog DNA Tests – Protecting Purebred Lineage

Investigating the Importance of DNA Testing Hunting Dogs and its Application to Stud Books. The topic of “purebred” dogs makes me feel like I am in a Harry Potter book talking...

The NAVHDA Youth Program

The NAVHDA Youth Program focuses on fostering meaningful relationships and events to inspire the future of hunting. The NAVHDA youth program originated about six years ago as...

The Beagle – An Overview of North America’s Popular Rabbit Dog

Thinking about getting a beagle for hunting rabbits? The beagle is a commonly known small breed of hound that typically ranges between 13-15 inches in height at the shoulders....

#90 | Field Trials and Bird Dogs with Durrell Smith – Project Upland Podcast

Exploring field trials, bird dogs and The Gun Dog Notebook Podcast with Durrell Smith. I want him to get out there and stay out there. If I can get him over 250 yards consistently...

Can Bird Dogs Help Save the Future of Hunting?

Confirming Bird Dogs as a Silver Bullet of R3 in the future of hunting Recruitment. His eyes shifted slightly to his left, watching me as I started to pick up my pace and push...