Dog Training

A dog trainer uses the whoa command on his American Brittany
Weaving Whoa Training Into Our Daily Routines

Incorporating and perfecting the whoa command with your bird dog during everyday life If I…

bird dog puppies working on socializing.
Where to Start in Training with a Bird Dog Puppy

Building a foundation for a bird dog puppy through socialization and learning to be part…

A hunting dog is place trained with dog food.
Place Training in Your Home – Eliminating Whining and Movement

Working on at-home hunting dog drills for proper place training Sit and stay is a…

A bird dog on a staircase during whoa training.
Whoa Training on Your Home Staircase

Using at-home time to reinforce and build the “Whoa” command in your bird dog Our…

A bird dog trainer works on a flagging dog.
Understanding and Fixing Flagging in a Bird Dog

Flagging in a bird dog can be prevented and fixed with proper training So what…

A dog trainer reads a bird dogs body language while training.
How To Read a Bird Dog’s Body Language – Becoming a Bilingual Trainer

Being able to read a bird dog’s body language can increase effective training and communication…

A professional bird dog trainer working with his hunting dog.
Foundation Theories of Better Gun Dog Training

Understanding and adhering to foundation theories of gun dog training is one of the most…

A german shorthaired pointer in a city apartment.
Overcoming the Obstacles of Training a Bird Dog in the City

Against all odds: a story of nothing stopping an aspiring bird hunter from becoming a…

Craig Doherty training one of his grouse dogs.
#72 | Building A Grouse Dog with Craig Doherty of Wild Apple Kennel – Project Upland Podcast

“We always have an eye on the end game which is to have a grouse…

Bird dog trainer Dave Jones holding two puppies.
Dave Jones of Jonesy’s Gun Dogs on “Training with Mo” – Gundog Notebook Podcast

Exploring the knowledge and methods of legendary trainer Maurice “Mo” Lindley with Dave Jones. Subscribe…

A pointer being whoa trained on a barrel with Durrell Smith
Whoa Training on a Barrel – the Why and How with Bud Moore

A short history and ‘how to’ of training bird dogs on the barrel with some…

A Drahthaar in her gunner kennel during crate training
How to Crate Train a Hunting Dog

Learning the process, equipment, and troubleshooting of crate training a bird dog It was a…

durrell smith training his pointer on a barrel.
Barrel Training for Bird Dogs – Gun Dog Notebook Podcast

Exploring the idea of barrel training and how to apply it to your bird dog…

A line of bird dogs being trained at PSR kennels
Defining a Truly Broke yet Fun-loving Bird Dog – Part I – Gun Dog Notebook Podcast

Joe Plote of PSR Kennels Explores the idea of a “Broke” Gun Dog in a…

A bird dog trainer handling a mallard for a training session.
Finding Birds for Dog Training – The Power of Community

Finding birds to use in dog training is one of the many hurdles we face…

A woman training her first bird dog in a field.
These True Stories of Bird Dog Training Will Give Hope to the Process

Explore articles and films from novice bird dog folk in the Project Upland community The…

A gun dog trainer working with an English pointer.
Training to the Character of Your Gun Dog

Not all gun dogs are created equal, or personalities, or characters and those details matter…

Pete Fischer, senior consultant at Dogtra
#61 | Using Remote Training Collars with Pete Fischer of Dogtra – Podcast

Learning to use an e-collar to train your bird dog? This is a must listen…

A bird dog trainer uses correct timing to correct a gun dog in the field.
Understanding Timing in Dog Training

Timing is a critical foundation to good dog training and here we explore how to…

A spinone bird dog experiencing training pressure.
Understanding Dog Training Pressure Issues

Dog training issues with pressure lie in the trainer not the dog In the context…

A dog trainer rewards a dog with treats
Should You Use Dog Treats in Dog Training?

Exploring the question, ‘To treat or not to treat?’ when training a dog A short…