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Bird Dogs Afield host Paul Fuller is the gun dog columnist for Northwoods Sporting Journal. The Journal has granted permission to re-print Paul’s articles. Thank you Northwoods Sporting Journal.
Are you using the “whoa” command at the right time? Paul explains the proper use of “whoa”.
In a departure from birds and bird dogs, Paul writes about the many people he meets through his hunting travels.
Paul writes about the importance of taking your time with breaking your puppy from chasing birds.
The Bird Dogs Afield team traveled from Montana to Maine. Paul writes about prairie bird hunting in Montana and grouse and woodcock in New England.
In this article, we discuss the importance of moving your training to different locations. We don’t want our dogs to become accustomed to only one location.
We all like to think we have great dogs. However, what is the benchmark for a truly great pointing dog? Paul addresses this question.
Paul talks about the preparation we should be doing prior to hunting season.
The final decision on which puppy we’ll keep. Saying good-bye to the remainder of the litter. What we worked on with the puppy through eleven weeks.
Susan breeds Dena, her five year old GSP female. We discuss the decision to breed, the process of artificial insemination, selecting buyers and how to decide which puppy to keep.
Start them out right and your dog will love the water.
Learn to control the range of your bird dog and you’ll enjoy the hunt much more.
Field trials represent the top-shelf of bird dogs. The
Bird Dogs Afield team travels to the Bird Dog and Field Trial Capital of the World...Grand Junction, TN. This is where you meet the real “dog men” of the pointing dog fraternity.
Bird Dogs Afield team is a great believer in wild bird training. The spring woodcock migration gives us an outstanding opportunity to expose our dogs to wild birds. Whether you have an old-time or young pup, don’t miss this training opportunity.
Dogs need a job during the winter. Here are several suggestions on how to keep your dog active during the winter months.
Paul gives tips on picking your next “best friend”.