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Where Do I Get Dog Training Birds

Where Do I Get Dog Training Birds

We get asked often on where to get birds for your training. So, I have compiled a list of area bird breeders/providers for your reference. Woodsway Kennel & Game Birds 17117 Mendall Rd, Princeville, IL 61559 617 N. Santa Fe, Princeville, IL 61559...

American Labs vs. British Labs

American Labs vs. British Labs

Labrador retrievers are the quintessential dog, loved by both families and hunters alike.  Indeed, for more than 24 years the Labrador retriever has been the most popular breed in the United States, per the American Kennel Club.  This trend is seen in the UK as well,...

Introducing Your Dog to Marks in the field

Introduction to Marks in the field One of the most common questions that hunters have is when to transition their puppy from yard work to marks in the field.  The general rule of thumb is to make this switch after performing plenty of conditioning retrieves and when...

Training Tips for Your Shed Dog Antler Dog

Training Tips for Your Shed Dog Antler Dog

Tips on Training Your Shed Dog In the world of shed-antler hunting, your chances of finding antlers significantly increase with the amount of ground that can be covered.  If you combine your dog’s ability to tirelessly cover miles of ground with his or her superior...

Hunting with Senior Dogs

Hunting with Senior Dogs

Smooth and Easy When Hunting with Senior Dogs The toughest aspect of dog ownership is that all young dogs grow old.  However, old age does not mean that your dog’s hunting days are over.  As long as he or she is willing, there is no reason to keep your senior dog from...

Common Problems With Bird Dogs

Common Problems With Bird Dogs

Common Bird Dog Problems Does a perfect bird dog exist?  In short, no.  However, there are a number of common problems that hunters face with their bird dogs that can be remedied in order to create a better hunting partner for your needs.  Listed here are common...

Handling, Lining and Wagon Wheel Drills

Handling, Lining and Wagon Wheel Drills

Wagon Wheel Drills - Control at the Line What many hunters overlook is that they would never need to spend time handling their dogs if alignment drills were practiced.  However, many hunters neglect these drills because they do not understand just how easy they are....

Retriever Training and Nutrition in Your Dog

Retriever Training and Nutrition in Your Dog

Nutrition is a Huge Part of Your Training - Nutrition in Your Dog Choosing a balanced, high quality food for your sport dog has never been easier.  More research than ever before has gone into nutrition in your dog, specifically as it relates to sporting dogs.  One...