Hunting Dogs

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.
History of Richard Purcell Llewellin

The story of the iconic man behind the debated Llewellin Setter legacy. Speak the words…

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 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 retrieves a bird to hand
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
Crate Training a Dog

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

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…

an assortment of sport dog food ingredients.
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…

A dog training works with a dog personality while training
Training to the Character of Your Dog

Not all dogs are created equal, each possessing distinct personalities and characteristics that matter significantly…

A German longhaired pointer retrieves a bumper during bird dog training.
German Longhaired Pointer (Deutsch Langhaar) – A Bird Hunting Dog Profile

The sleek appearance and superb hunting traits of the German Longhairs and Deutsch Langhaars are…

A bird dog trainer uses correct timing to correct a gun dog in the field.
Understanding Timing in Dog Training

Timing is a critical foundation to good dog training and here we explore how to…

Jay Dowd with one of his English setters and a ruffed grouse.
Setters of the Project Upland Community

Fantastic Setters and Where to Find Them (in our films). If there is a good…

A spinone bird dog experiencing training pressure.
Understanding Dog Training Pressure Issues

Dog training issues with pressure lie in the trainer, not the dog EDITOR’S NOTE: In…

A dog trainer uses a dog treat to reward proper behavior
How to Use Dog Treats in Training

Exploring whether you should use dog treats in training: effective methods and applications in real…

A dog trainer works to refocus a dog for successful training.
How to Reset Your Dog in Training

Maintaining a dog’s focus and keeping them grounded are important for successful training sessions and…