Gun Dogs

Stories, news, tips, videos and more from the wide world of hunting dogs, retrievers, pointers, flushing dogs, companion dogs and more!

I’m a bird dog guy.  You should know that about me by now. Over the course of this hunting season, I’m going to provide some insights into some of the more popular bird dog breeds, their pros and cons, and hopefully a few tips on getting them up to speed . . . First up is my favorite, the French Brittany. Up until, lik…

I grew up in a pretty outdoors-oriented family. Squirrels, Quail, Deer, Ducks, Turkey, Rabbit, Bluegill, Bass, Redfish, Trout – if you could kill it or catch it, I grew up doing it. The one constant, throughout my life, has been the hunting dogs. Some of my earliest hunts were with my dad’s kennel of beagles, running r…

The folks at Felt Soul Media, the independent filmmakers behind Eastern Rises and DamNation, have done it again, this time with a heartbreaking short about FSM co-founder Ben Knight’s battle with cancer told from the perspective of his German shepherd, Denali. If you’ve ever loved anything, this film will bring you to…

With so many different hunting outings you can go on, there’s a dog for just about every game you can hunt. Whether you’re looking for a retriever, a pointer, a hound or anything in between, there’s a dog for you and all of your hunting needs. Though many dogs can be great hunters for multiple types of waterfowl and ga…

Over the course of my life I have had the pleasure of training and hunting over quite a few excellent hunting dogs of different varieties, especially retrievers. A good dog can make all the difference on a hunt and a good dog is made by good training. Here are some simple rules that are helpful for retriever owners and…