Which Pointer Should I Choose for Birdwork ? – Part I


The adage “you can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear” applies to all canine activities, but probably more to birddog work than to any other. Birddogs come in more “makes and models” and with more “optional extras” than any other type of sporting dog. Why? Apparently because birddog fanciers have a wider […]

Preparing your bird dog for the hunt season


Nights are cooling down, there’s a bite of fall in the morning air, and some of the trees are starting to take on that brilliant array of colors. You’ve bought your license, cleaned your guns, pulled your cold weather clothes out of the closet and your hunt camp supplies are packed and ready to be […]

Choosing a Flushing Breed – Part II, by James B. Spencer


For those of you who like a little variety in their lives and to have something that is unique, there are four uncommon spaniel breeds to consider. The Clumber Spaniel is physically an awesome dog. Standing only 17 – 19 inches, they weigh from 65 to 85 pounds. The ponderous head is very British. The […]