Dogs

Dog of the Year 2018 Contest

Dog of the Year

Nominate your faithful, four-legged hunting companion for 2018 Dog of the Year

Browning Full Coverage Dog Saftey Vest

Dog Stuff

The following items can help you be proactive in taking care of your dog and ensuring against disasters—large and small—in the field and at home.

Portable crates

Kennel-Up!

When it comes to travel, you wouldn’t let a child ride in your vehicle without a seatbelt, so why would you let your four-legged best friend lurch around without protection?

Canine Conditioning

Canine Conditioning

A hunting dog performs better when it’s in shape. But what exactly does “in shape” mean?

Training Steadiness with Jason Carter Part 2

Whoa!

The latter is captured well here in the second part of nearly an hour of video showing Jason Carter teaching steadiness—a crucial skill for any “finished” pointing dog worthy of the term.

man dog and snake

Snake Safe

Regrettably, well-known guide and trainer Web Parton is retiring. So this piece is not a recommendation of a trainer but an indication of what to look for in a snake-avoidance clinic: above all a trainer with a feel for dogs as individuals and a willingness to invest time in their education.