Deutsch Langhaars

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 woman kisses her pointing dog.
How to Choose a Pointing Dog – Breaking Down 38 Bird Dog Breeds

Narrowing down what pointing breed to choose can be daunting; this guide will help find the…

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…

Training a bird dog for its first hunting test.
My Bird Dog Pup Goes to the Big Leagues

Or, That Time I Drove 900 Miles for a Dog Test I popped an antacid…

The author hunts the mountains with her bird dog.
Our First Bird: Lessons in Humility

It should have been a memory to last a lifetime: a new hunter, a new…

A dog and handler look at each other while training.
Building Trust and Partnership with Your Dog

The development of a strong bound between a dog and handler is a cornerstone to…

A bird hunter and bird dog during it's first hunting season.
Setting Expectations for Your Dogs First Hunting Season

Taking the lessons from a first bird hunting season with a bird dog. The young…

A bird dog trainer holding a training pigeon.
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…

A bird dog puppy laying in the grass.
What Just Happened to My Life: Bringing Home Our First Gun Dog

A first hand perspective of adding the first gun dog to the family It was…