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Teaching and Dog Training: it’s all the same.

It’s officially Summer 2018. Why does that matter? Because I’m a high school teacher and my season just ended. But I’m also a gun dog guy. And like teaching, my other season just ended, too. It’s the...

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....

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...

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....

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...

Bird Hunting Dog Breeds A Gun Dog Profile Series

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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...

Spring Woodcock – The Second Season

Learning all about the exciting time of spring Woodcock training. I can feel it in my bones. I can smell it in the air. And I’m beginning to think the dog can sense it as...

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....

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