Talking bird dog training, the American Brittany, and the NAVHDA Invitational
Rick Affuso is a New York native whose passion in life above all is the Brittany which he joins the Project Upland Podcast to chat with us about. With his office and home wallpapered with American Brittany paraphernalia and the awards his dogs have taken over the years. Affuso has submerged himself in the gun dog community. He is dedicated to not only lending a helping hand to others, but to continue to learn and better he and his dogs.
Tune in to this episode of the Project Upland Podcast to hear Ric’s upland hunting and bird dog origin story along with his dog training and preparation regimen for the 2019 NAHVDA Invitational.
“The more dogs you get to watch and experience, the better you’ll be at training your own dog. It’s a community. NAHVDA is a community. It takes a community to train these dogs, it really does.”Rick Affuso
Watch | All About the Dogs – An American Brittany Film
“This American Brittany Film takes us on a journey through training, testing, and hunting. A look at the American Brittany in action. From corrective training, first hand advice and even some tips from famous gun dog trainers. Affuso has traveled the country pursuing, learning, and expanding his knowledge of gun dog training. This American Brittany film will motivate anyone to get out there and train their gun dog. And people who don’t own a gun dog will be sure to want to buy their first gun dog!”
Get it on iTunes: Project Upland Podcast – Episode 80
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The Project Upland Podcast is Presented By: onX Hunt, Pineridge Grouse Camp – Adventure Awaits, Gordy & Sons Outfitters, Eukanuba Performance Dog Food, Dogtra Collars, Dakota 283 Kennels and Gumleaf USA
Nick Larson is the host and creator of the Project Upland Podcast. He and his family, which includes a pair of English setters, reside in Duluth, Minnesota. Naturally, his favorite pursuit is upland bird hunting. From the northern forests of the upper great lakes to the prairies of the west, he chases adventure across the uplands wherever his bird dogs and the people he meets inspire him to go.