Dog Training

Justin-McGrail
#151 | Bird Dog Training and the Upland Institute with Justin McGrail

Justin McGrail joins the show to talk about his early-season hunting trip, bird dog training,…

A Brittany holds a bird dummy during retrieve training
Introduction to Force Fetch for Pointing Dogs

Demystify the process of training your pointing dog to reliably retrieve any object on command…

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…

A Wirehaired pointing Griffon watches his owner handle a ruffed grouse.
Dogs and Ticks: A Guide to Preventative Care and Treatment of Disease and Illness

As ticks and related diseases and illnesses are becoming more prevalent, know how to protect…

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 Large Munsterlander dog retrieving a red fox
How to Acquire Furred Animals for Dog Training

Training a versatile hunting dog may require the use of mammals in your training program;…

A dog's face covered in porcupine quills
Porcupine Quills and Dog Encounters: A First Aid and Avoidance Guide

Exploring the dangers, first aid best practices, and avoidance training of porcupines and dog encounters …

Various hunting dog puppies training for their hunting season.
Preparing Your Young Bird Dog For Next Season | HerUpland Episode #3

Hear from three different experts on what your young dog needs to be working on…

A hunting dog find s a truffle in the thick understory of the forest.
Truffle Hunting With Your Dog

Learn how to work with your dog to find wild or cultivated truffles in the…

Aaron Linfante with a bird dog.
“Shooting Straight” with Dog Trainer Aaron Linfante – Upchukar Podcast Episode 87

Aaron Linfante is the owner of Battle Born Bird Dogs located in Reno, Nevada. As…

A dog looks expectantly at its handler for a command
How to Correctly Command Your Dog

As Commander-in-Chief of your hunting dog, make sure your intended message is clearly understood “Where…

A pigeon is released for bird dog training while two Pointers stand in the background
How to Keep and Raise Pigeons for Dog Training

Considerations for pigeon loft design, types of pigeons, and reasons why keeping birds is beneficial…

A chocolate lab in a Dakota283 kennel for crate training
Crate Training a Dog Can Solve Separation Anxiety Issues

Crate training is a critical step in addressing separation anxiety when your dog is left…

A bird dog hunts in the Arizona desert
Bird Dogs and Snake Bites

Venomous snakes can be found in the majority of states, so understanding how to avoid…

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…

a women handles a bird dog
Cooperation in a Dog Fails at the Handler Level

Cooperation is a foundation of a dog’s success, but the failures lie in a handler’s…

A bird dog wearing an e-collar while hunting
Introducing a Dog to an E-Collar – A Guide to Collar Conditioning

Learn about properly introducing a dog to an e-collar and correct applications in training and…

A spinone being trained using positive reinforcement
The Theory of Positive Reinforcement in Dog Training

From the foundation of operant conditioning to the idea of mistake avoidance through positive reinforcement…

A bird dog being tested during a NAVHDA Natural Ability test
NAVHDA Natural Ability Test – A Complete Overview

A look at what the NAVHDA natural ability test is and how it matters to…

Talmage Smedley dog trainer and chukar hunter
Stop Lying To Your Dog w/ Talmage Smedley | Upchukar Podcast Episode 69

Listen along with Talmage Smedley a dog trainer, people trainer, and chukar hunter as we…

A pointer on whoa in a steady point.
The Evolution of Whoa Training Bird Dogs

Dog trainer Jason Carter takes a look at the historic context of whoa training and…