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Bird Dog

Sporting

Six Expert Tips for Training Your Bird Dog

Scott Miller’s suggestions for getting the best out of your hunting companion

Sporting

Secrets of the Bird-Dog Wizard

With an uncanny knack for working with bird dogs, Scott Miller became a legend on the field trial circuit. These days, he leads a quieter life in the Lowcountry, but he’s still training dogs, and, just as important, their owners

Sporting South

Finest Afield

When quail season winds down, an elite group of handlers who keep the bird dogs on point in the famed Red Hills hold a friendly competition to see who has the top dog

Good Dogs

Five of the South’s Best Gundog Trainers

Few things can match the sublime pleasure of working with a great dog in the field. But the dogs don’t usually start out great. These trainers are here to help

Good Dog

A Bird Dog to Remember

Celebrating a Brittany who was a delight in the field and a demon in the house

Sporting South

Best of the Sporting South: Top Dog

In the world of field-trialing bird dogs, there are pointers and then there are…more pointers. So when an English setter named Shadow Oak Bo won the National Championship, he sent a shock wave through the circuit. Then he did it again

Sporting

Crazy for Quail

Think the golden age of wild Southern quail hunting is gone forever? Don’t tell that to three South Carolina sportsmen who spent twenty long years transforming an old pine plantation into a wild bird haven

Good Dogs

The Education of a Bird Dog

For Ramin Jackson, training a gundog doesn’t start with shouting and shock collars. It starts with getting to know his pupil

Good Dog

The World’s Tiniest Bird Dog

How a tiny pooch turned out to be one bighearted bird dog

Good Dogs

Leader of the Pack

Mike Stewart has turned the world of gun dog training upside down

Adventures

Alabama’s Quail Trail

The Black Belt of Alabama is known for its history, its soil, and its poverty. But it should also be known for its bird hunting

Good Dog

Last Dance for My Ladies

What a pair of bird dogs taught me about life, love, and aging gracefully