Hunting Dogs

A purebred wirehaired pointing griffon on a hunt
Hunting Dog DNA Tests – Protecting Purebred Lineage

Investigating the Importance of DNA Testing Hunting Dogs and its Application to Stud Books. The…

An instructor teaching a teenager during the NAVHDA Youth Program
The NAVHDA Youth Program

The NAVHDA Youth Program focuses on fostering meaningful relationships and events to inspire the future…

A pack of beagles hunting rabbits
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…

A woman kisses her bird dog.
Can Bird Dogs Help Save the Future of Hunting?

Confirming Bird Dogs as a Silver Bullet of R3 in the future of hunting Recruitment.…

a hunting dog licks his nose in irritation
Nasal Discharge in Dogs – Identifying Nose Trauma with Hunting Dogs

Dr. Joe Spoo explores minor to major nose issues that can occur in the field…

A mountain feist on a squirrel hunt.
Mountain Feist, Treeing Feist – A Look at Squirrel Hunting Dogs

Take a Dive into the History and World of the Mountain Feist and Squirrel Hunting…

A hunter with two French Brittany's
The French Brittany – A Hunting Dog Profile

Cobby-bodied little dynamos, French Brittanys have an enthusiastic following in the upland community. Original Purpose…

Dr. Joe Spoo give a sporting dog a physical.
Dr. Joe Spoo, aka the GunDogDoc Series – a Specialist in Sporting Dog Medicine

Introducing a new series on sporting dog care, first aid and health with Veterinarian Specialist…

A Llewellin setter on point.
Llewellin Setter – The Full History of the Richard Purcell Llewellin Legacy

Is there such a thing as the Llewellin setter in the 21st century? Speak the…

A large Munsterlander in a field training for bird hunting
A Large Munsterlander Profile

A little known breed, the Large Munsterlander is big on natural talent and good looks.…

A professional bird dog trainer working with his hunting dog.
Foundation Theories of Better Gun Dog Training

Understanding and adhering to foundation theories of gun dog training is one of the most…

A german shorthaired pointer in a city apartment.
Overcoming the Obstacles of Training a Bird Dog in the City

Against all odds: a story of nothing stopping an aspiring bird hunter from becoming a…

A side profile of a Pudelpointer while hunting.
Pudelpointer – Complete Versatile Dog History and Profile

Take a deep dive into the long history and development of the versatile hunting dog…

A Golden retriever brings a pheasant to a hunter.
Should You Consider a Flushing Breed for Your Next Bird Dog?

The upland world is often full of pointing dog breeds, leaving flushing dogs underrepresented as…

An American Brittany eating dog food after a hunt for birds in the west.
What is the Best Nutrition for Hunting Dogs?

A look into a Eukanuba study on hunting dog nutrition with sport dog veterinarian Dr.…

a versatile hunting dog sits next to a dog trainer
The Reasons to Consider a Versatile Hunting Dog

The author explores all the parts in between upland game that make a true versatile…

A pointer being whoa trained on a barrel with Durrell Smith
Whoa Training on a Barrel – the Why and How with Bud Moore

A Short History and “How to” of Training Bird Dogs on the Barrel with some…

A Drahthaar in her gunner kennel during crate training
How to Crate Train a Hunting Dog

Learning the process, equipment, and troubleshooting of crate training a bird dog. It was a…

A Deutsch Drahthaar with a young boy.
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 . .…

Guide from Border to Border outfitters loads up an English pointer.
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…

Two English setters with a group of grouse hunters.
Most Popular and Successful Bird Dog Breeds

Exploring the most popular bird dog breeds of the upland hunting community over the years.…