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Earning a Paycheck | Shooting Sportsman Magazine

Earning a Paycheck

Think of your dog as an employee. If it performs its job well in the field, then it deserves a paycheck. If it exhibits bad behavior, then the paycheck should be withheld until performance improves.

Puppy-Paddling | Shooting Sportsman Magazine


As a photographer, I have been privileged to introduce puppies to many “firsts”: first retrieves, first birds, decoys . . . and water. This...

Canine Acuity | Shooting Sportsman Magazine

Canine Acuity

Anyone who has owned bird dogs knows the road to understanding their behavior runs both ways: We learn as much as we teach—and sometimes a lot more.

Puppy Socialization | Shooting Sportsman Magazine

Puppy Socialization

The early days with a puppy are fun but fragile. Proper socialization is central to developing a successful bird dog and includes exposing the pup to new environments and canine social groups.