Gun Dog Training 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...

Living with Pen-Raised Quail

Imagine you have an enormous field at your disposal to train your bird dog, and you keep a Johnny house filled with quail in the shade of the oak trees at the edge of this field....

Is your Gun Dog Soft or Confused?

Sometimes we may give confused dogs the stigma of soft. My Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is a member of a breed often accused of being soft. Because of this, I went in thinking that...

An Introduction to Shed Hunting with your Bird Dog

Shed hunting with your bird dog can be a great offseason exercise. As the sun sets on the last day of upland hunting season, many will hang up their boots and collars, already...

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...