Dog Training

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
Crate Training a Dog

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

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 EDITOR’S NOTE: In…

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…

A Bird dog being trained on a whoa table.
How to Reset Your Dog in Training

Keeping your bird dog in a training state of mind “That’s it. I’m sending my…

A dog waits for a command during training
The Five Mental States of Dogs in Training

The mental state of you and your dog can make the difference between success and…

an art teacher making a drawing from the gun dig training field.
Teaching and Dog Training, It’s All the Same

It’s officially the summer. Why does that matter? Because I’m a high school teacher and…

Hunting pheasants and quail in kansas
#32 | Training pointing dogs and hunting upland birds in Kansas with J.C. Bosch of No Limits Kennels – Project Upland Podcast

On this week’s episode of the Project Upland Podcast, we talk about training bird dogs…

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…

an English setter being trained as a grouse dog.
#29 | All About Grouse Dogs with Jerry Kolter of Northwoods Bird Dogs – Project Upland Podcast

On this week’s episode of the Project Upland Podcast we are joined by Jerry Kolter…

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…