Hunting Dogs

The Importance of a Dog’s Intestinal Health

A look into the factors and issues with intestinal health in hunting dogs with sport dog Veterinarian specialist Joe Spoo As dog owners, we often look at our dog’s bowel...

The Development of the American Pointer

projectupland.com On The Go · The Development of the American Pointer Take a journey through the lineage and bloodlines that built the pointer in American as we know it today. In...

The North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association – A Look at NAVHDA

projectupland.com On The Go · The North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association – A Look at NAVHDA NAVHDA explained as an organization, testing platform, and community....

A Comprehensive Guide to Choosing a Bird Dog – The Pointing Breeds

Narrowing down what pointing breed to choose can be daunting. This guide will help find the right bird dog for you. I have watched double-nosed Spanish pointers hunt quail in the...

Weaving Whoa Training Into Our Daily Routines

projectupland.com On The Go · Weaving Whoa Training Into Our Daily Routines Incorporating and perfecting the whoa command with your bird dog during everyday life. If I were to...

Where to Start in Training with a Bird Dog Puppy

Building a foundation for a bird dog puppy through socialization and learning to be part of your pack. You did your homework, picked the right hunting dog breed, and found the...

The Great Pause – World Crisis, History, and the Hunting Dog World

Taking a look at how COVID-19 is effecting the bird dog world through historical context and organizational response. As we all do our part to limit the spread of COVID-19 many of...

Place Training in Your Home – Eliminating Whining and Movement

Working on at home hunting dog drills for proper place training. Sit and stay is a tall order. I don’t know about you, but this is no easy task for me or my bird dogs. Many of...

Dental Disease in Hunting Dogs Leads to Poor Scenting Abilities

Ignore the old wives’ tales and learn the science behind dental disease and a bird dog’s ability to scent. When six-time Champion Hard Driving Bev started missing...

Whoa Training on Your Home Staircase

Using at home time to reinforce and build the “Whoa” command in your bird dog. Our bird dog training routine has been completely uprooted, though my dogs are...