Hunting Dog Confidential

Falconer Anthony Williams holds his hawk and a duck
Hawking and Bird Dogs with Anthony Williams: HDC Episode #26

Exploring true versatility with bird dogs who hunt for a hawk in addition to hunting…

A 13-yeay old Vizsla out bird hunting.
From Our Hearts – A Project Upland Original Film

This is a story about what we learn from hunting dogs and our unwavering bond…

Hunting and Forest Management in Germany with Nadja Niesner: HDC Episode #25

Hunting in Germany is not only for recreation, but also for management of invasive species…

A dog drinks from a water bottle during a hunt.
Protect Your Dog from Overheating and Heat-Related Illness

Joe Spoo DVM, DACVSMR explains the signs of heatstroke in hunting dogs and how to…

Nadja Niesner with her Weimaraner and a pheasant
Big Game and German Utility Dogs with Nadja Niesner: HDC Episode #24

Versatile dogs of German origin have a rich history in hunting big game We start…

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;…

Russell Dodd and Irish Water Spaniel pheasant hunting in the snow
Irish Water Spaniels with Russell Dodd: HDC Episode #23

Learn about upland and waterfowl hunting and AKC testing with a dog that bridges the…

Siberian Laika hunts the forest and sounds off at game.
The West Siberian Laika to the East Siberian Laika: One Dog to Hunt Them All

The complete breakdown of the versatile Laika dog breeds Boreal forests of Europe are not…

Etching of three men in a field netting partridge
Hunting Methods: Hunting Dog Confidential Episode #19

What defines a hunting dog and how are they used to pursue various types of…

A historic photo of two hunting terriers
Hunting and Working Terriers: HDC Episode #18

Learn about how terriers use their courage and tenacity to serve as effective hunters of…

A historic photo of coonhounds at a tailgate with raccoon hunters
Scent Hounds, Running Hounds, and Badger Hounds: HDC Episode #16

Discover the origins and development of scent hounds used for hunting foxes and raccoons In…

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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…

A medieval illustration of hunting hounds
Lurchers and Longdogs: HDC Episode #15

Uncover the little-known world of sighthound hybrids, developed for highly-specific working and hunting purposes In…

A medieval illustration shows a sight hound being released on a rabbit.
Introduction to Sight Hounds: HDC Episode #14

Discover the history of the fastest canine athletes from Greyhounds to Salukis to the Indian…

A British lab jumping into water
Defining the Differences of the British Lab and the American Lab

Discover the story of British Labrador Retrievers, their English development, and how the American Lab…

An illustration of a hunter with hounds and rabbits
An Overview of Hounds: HDC Episode #13

Understanding the broad category of hounds and how their hunting styles developed and evolved over…

A Russian Laika stands in the snow and looks up at a tree
Origins and Use of the Spitz-type Hunting Dog Breeds: HDC Episode #12

Explore some of the oldest types of dogs that have developed alongside humans for hunting…

A look at the front cover of the first issue of Hunting Dog Confidential Magazine.
Hunting Dog Confidential – The Magazine

Announcing the next chapter in the Hunting Dog Confidential journey Imagine you are standing in…

General Custer and his Newfoundland Dog
The Origins of Retrievers: Hunting Dog Confidential Episode #8

Uncovering the truth of where and how the retriever breeds were developed Our exploration of…

Painting of two duck hunters and a spaniel in a canoe
From Hunting Spaniels to the Origins of Retrievers: HDC Episode #7

Exploring how spaniels and working dogs led to the early origins of the retrieving dog…

"Hawking" by H. Alkin depicting a falconry hunt on horseback with spaniels
Hunting Spaniels History and Modern State: Hunting Dog Confidential Episode #6

Exploring the origins and current states of flushing spaniel breeds This episode kicks off a…