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As a kid, my father and I floated Ohio's Mahoning River for Christmas mallards and black ducks,

How to Select Your Next Retriever

M.D. Johnson - March 25, 2014

As a kid, my father and I floated Ohio's Mahoning River for Christmas mallards and black ducks,

Visit any public boat ramp in the Washington, D.C.-area during duck season, and you will find a

Why You Should Consider An Off-Breed Retriever

Kyle Wintersteen - March 12, 2014

Visit any public boat ramp in the Washington, D.C.-area during duck season, and you will find a

Recently, I heard a well-known outdoors writer remark,

Cold Weather Tips for Your Bird Dog

Kyle Wintersteen - January 08, 2014

Recently, I heard a well-known outdoors writer remark, "If it isn't too cold to hunt, it isn't...

There are many aspects of bird-dog training that will offer you a second chance should the first

Training Your Retriever For Gunfire

Tom Dokken - June 27, 2013

There are many aspects of bird-dog training that will offer you a second chance should the...

There is a lot to think about before deciding on a new pup, but there's one thing above all else

How to Pick the Right Puppy

Tom Dokken - April 10, 2013

There is a lot to think about before deciding on a new pup, but there's one thing above all...

Before going into the history of this training procedure, let me first define it: Force-breaking is

Stop the Drop: How to Force-Break Your Dog

James B. Spencer - August 13, 2012

Before going into the history of this training procedure, let me first define it:...

If your retriever, Ole Magic Marker (hereinafter referred to as

Tune Up That Pup: How to Prepare Your Dog for Hunting Season

Dylan Polk - July 09, 2012

If your retriever, Ole Magic Marker (hereinafter referred to as "OMM"), has been lying around...

Many retrieverites assume the blind retrieve has always been with us, as if Eve taught Adam to

British Braggin' Rights: The Advantages of British Retriever Trials

James B. Spencer - June 25, 2012

Many retrieverites assume the blind retrieve has always been with us, as if Eve taught Adam to

Unless you're putting one on a fish hook, worms are something to be avoided. That goes double in

How to Prevent Worms in Your Dog

Mark Romanack - May 25, 2012

Unless you're putting one on a fish hook, worms are something to be avoided. That goes double...

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