Gun Dog Culture Tag Archive

Training a Bird Dog: It’s Personal

There are some things in life that are personal and often categorized by the presence of both good and not-so-good. Personal is real, and real is experience with actual substance....

Our First Bird: Lessons in Humility

It should have been a memory to last a lifetime: a new hunter, a new puppy, and their very first bird together. After months of training, we could sense that the long-awaited day...

On Building Trust, Partnership and Teamwork with your Gun Dog. And The Look.

My single biggest goal as a hunter is to be good enough to deserve my gun dog. I say that lightly but also honestly. While a variety of activities and competing obligations pull...

The Pointing Flusher and Flushing Pointer

A story of the complicated world of hunting with both a flusher and pointer. I can see the muscles straining throughout his corded torso, threatening to deceive his training and...

German Shorthaired Pointer – A Bird Hunting Dogs Series

A look at the versatile hunting dog the German Shorthaired Pointer. This is the first in a series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles. While the appearance and...

Bird Dog Tracking with a Bell, Beeper, and GPS?

Bird Dog Tracking with a Bell, Beeper and GPS may be more practical than you think. Imagine yourself making your way through a favorite cover on a crisp October morning with a...

All About the Dogs – An American Brittany Film

For many of us, the pursuit of upland has become all about dogs. And in this case, “All About Dogs” has become an American Brittany Film. “I can’t get...

Can a Gun Dog Diet Improve Scenting Abilities?

The science is in: a Gun Dog Diet can improve dog scenting ability. Cornell University once again, along with Auburn University, leads the charge in science related to our hunting...

Gun Dog Confidential – Official Trailer 2017

June 18th, 2017 – The Official Release of the Gun Dog Confidential Series Project Upland is proud to present the next chapter of the bird hunting epic series. Gun Dog...

Gun Dog Training – Five Things a Novice Should Know

First Time Advice on Gun Dog Training from a Struggling Novice Beginning on the path of gun dog training is no small feat. It is a world of obstacles, failures, and defeat. But...