Bird Dog

A Deutsch Langhaar recalls to its owner.
Training and Troubleshooting the Recall Command with Dogs

Learn about the recall command and how to troubleshoot any issues that may arise with…

A Springer Spaniel rests after a training session.
Fungal Infections and Hunting Dogs: The Warning Signs and What to Do

Told from first-hand experience, the author shares the story of the loss of his puppy…

A German Shorthaired Pointer training in a field
German Shorthaired Pointer – ‘The Most Popular Versatile Dog in the World’

The author explores the German Shorthaired Pointer’s multiple connections with hunting dogs around the world…

Jordan Wells demonstrates his force fetch training method.
Old Dogs, New Tricks: Smith-Inspired Innovations and the Wells Method of Fetch

At the center of bird dog training and handling is a community of inherited thought…

Hunting Multiple Dogs: Chaos or Bliss? – Her Upland – Episode #17

There are several factors to consider when hunting multiple dogs together Hunting multiple dogs together…

A bird dog stands on a rock atop a mountain while hunting chukar.
Keeping Your Dog Safe in Chukar Country

We invest heavily in our four-legged friends. Make sure they’re properly trained and equipped to…

A bird dog retrives a bird in western states
Western Upland Hunting Strategies

Understanding the differences in habitat and the ability to adapt on the fly will help…

A hunter in England on a driven shoot
Driven Shoots with Delaney and Sons – #019 of the Gun Room Podcast

A family-owned operation based in Dauphin, Pennsylvania, Sean and Liz Delaney offer one-of-a-kind upland hunting…

Ryan Mulcahy of Born To Run Kennels
#144 | We’re Back with Ryan Mulcahy of Born To Run Kennels

The podcast returns with Ryan Mulcahy of Born To Run Kennels to answer bird dog…

Rick Smith trains a Brittany to be steady
The Smith Method of Bird Dog Training with Rick Smith

DIY bird dog training using the Smith Method with trainer Rick Smith This article is…

A Springer Spaniel puppy in a forest
A Puppy Buyer’s Guide to Finding a Bird Dog

These tips will help you find a breeder and a puppy that will fit with…

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#124 | Introduction to Upland Hunting and Launch of Hunting Dog Confidential with Jennifer Wapenski

A conversation exploring her journey into upland hunting and bird dogs with the now editor…

Mo Lindley training a bird dg using the Gibbons-West method
The Gibbons-West Method of Pointing Dog Training with Mo Lindley

Understanding the Gibbons-West method of training pointing dogs As a first-time bird dog owner and…

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#121 | Introducing the Garmin Alpha 200i with Rehan Nana

A conversation exploring the newly released Garmin Alpha 200i, upland hunting within the Garmin ecosystem…

UplandJitsu hunting California quail without a dog
Hunting California Quail Without a Dog

A guide to researching, scouting, locating, hunting, and retrieving valley quail without the help of…

A bird hunter with her hunting dog
How Much Does it Cost to Have a Hunting Dog?

Estimating the cost of owning a hunting dog over the course of its lifetime Total…

Ryan Mulcahy of Born To Run Kennels
#103 | Bird Dog Development with Ryan Mulcahy of Born To Run Kennels

Training and developing wild bird dogs in the western states with Ryan Mulcahy of Born…

A pair of Large Munsterlander hunting dogs in Germany
East of the Rhine – Pointing Dog Breed Origins: HDC Episode #4

Exploring the origin of pointing dog breeds from continental Europe east of the Rhine We…

A French field trialer and his pointing dog circa 1920
West of the Rhine – Pointing Dog Breed Origins: HDC Episode #3

Exploring the origin of pointing dog breeds from continental Europe west of the Rhine In…

A historic drawing of the early pointing dogs in action while hunting.
Origins of the Pointing Dog: Hunting Dog Confidential Episode #1

An exploration into the origins of the pointing dog and how bird dogs developed alongside…

John Culclasure of Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation grouse hunting
#95 | Grouse and Policy with John Culclasure of Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation

Talking southeastern grouse hunting and Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation. John Culclasure is the southeastern states assistant…