Hunting Dogs

Tally Ho Dog Transport

Tally Ho Saddles Up

Operating out of Lake George, New York, Tally Ho has a fastidious approach to moving dogs between owners, trainers and the field.

trainer Jerry Cacchio

A Life Among Flushing Dogs

Through the years trainer Jerry Cacchio developed a keen eye for interpreting dogs’ physical communications and for assessing the miscommunications of handlers.

Hunting Traps

Trapped!

What to do—and not to do—if your dog gets caught in a trap.

Training Bird Dogs with Ronnie Smith Kennels

A Dog-Training Treatise

When training my pointer puppy years ago, I wish I had known about the Smith Training Method, outlined and detailed in the exceptionally helpful book Training Bird Dogs with Ronnie Smith Kennels.

Dog-Days Gear

Dog-Days Gear

Now is the time to be thinking about gundogs. The following items will serve at home, in the field and in between this season.

Candlewood Kennels

Candlewood Kennels

For almost 60 years some of the finest Labrador retrievers in the world—national champions, hall-of-famers, sires and dams that have made incalculable contributions to the breed—have come from Mary Howley’s Candlewood Kennels.

Joint Efforts

Joint Efforts

Improving a dog’s performance —and life—through joint health

Senior Success

Senior Success

A unique perspective on the challenges—and rewards—of hunting with a “senior” partner.

Rules for Steadiness

Rules for Steadiness

Once your dog has mastered the remote sit and retrieving bumpers from heel, you can move to tossing bumpers with your dog sitting at a distance.

Hunting Dogs

Spay, Neuter or Not

For both health and performance reasons, fewer owners are spaying or neutering their dogs—and then only after the dogs are at least a year old.