Hunting Dogs

How to Care for your Hunting in Cold Weather

Being prepared to care for your hunting dog when cold weather affects us in the field. Depending on where you are in the country, you might spend a lot of time in cold...

Things They Don’t Tell You About Bird Dog Training

Pigeons are Disgusting and Other Surprises not disclosed when you get your first gun dog. This article is the second in a series on upland hunting from the beginner’s...

What Should be in your Gun Dog First Aid Kit – Dr. Gracey Welsh

Dr. Gracey Welsh gives a veterinarian’s view on what should be in your gun dog first aid kit. Advice in this article is meant to help educate and prepare you, but should...

Labrador Retriever – Bird Hunting Dogs Series

As the sporting dog with perhaps the most diverse talents, the Labrador Retriever’s popularity is well deserved. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles...

Gone with the Wind – Confessions of a First Time Gun Dog Handler

A hard lesson learned about wind direction for a first time gun dog trainer. In my mind, wind direction is kind of like divination for deer stands. Thermal currents shift with...

How to Take Care of your Gun Dog After the Hunt – Dr. Gracey Welsh

Use these tips and advice from Dr. Gracey Welsh to properly care for your gun dog after a hunt. Advice in this article is meant to help educate and prepare you, but should never...

What Just Happened to My Life: Bringing Home Our First Gun Dog

First hand perspective of adding a first gun dog to the family. This article is the first in a series on upland hunting from the beginner’s perspective. Follow my failures,...

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon – Bird Hunting Dogs Series

The Wirehaired Pointing Griffon: solid and versatile gun dog on the inside, endearing buddy on the outside. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles focuses on the...

Colorado Pheasant Hunting—God, I love this dog

A story of a dog winning during Colorado Pheasant hunting I stood at the kitchen counter pouring over the autopsy report, jaw agape. The results were in and there was no use...

The Art of Ruffed Grouse Hunting with Flushing Dogs

Grouse hunting with flushing dogs takes a different approach than it does with pointers. If an artist was trying to convey the magic of autumn in the grouse woods, they’d...