An illustration of a dog on two legs carrying rolls of toilet paper through a horse barn

Good Dog

A summer in the Blue Ridge Mountains proves just the thing for a freewheeling Appalachian golden wolf

A woman holds a brown poodle dog

Food & Drink

Meet Star, a new face around the Maker’s Mark farm in Loretto, Kentucky

Dog sitting on a table


Pork chops, bathing suits, not-so-dead possums: Readers describe the strange and surprising items their pets retrieved

A white and brown pointer dog.


The winning performance of Touch’s Gallatin Fire proves an older dog might be able to teach us some new tricks

A belgian malinois laying in front of a fire.

Talk of the South

Of course they’re good dogs. And of course we love them. But if they’d just stop …

A brown lab wearing a grey bandana walks through glass doors into a hotel lobby


Pet-friendly hotels across the South are becoming pros at catering to bigger breeds

An illustration of a black dog lounging in flowers with blue jays above

Good Dog

How one daring Alabama black Lab’s story didn’t quite play out as expected

A woman kneels in a grassy field with her dog, a shorthaired pointer with white and brown fur, to the left


Meet one of the newest members of the Georgia-Florida Shooting Dog Handlers Club


The top sporting dog, the fan favorite, and the best in show—plus the runners-up


Celebrating South Carolina’s state dog

Ask G&G

G&G readers share the stories and inspiration behind their pets’ monikers


These luxurious hotels and resorts across the South are totally dog friendly and then some

What's New

A patient kitty, a pair of ducklings, and a pup of “unfortunate breeding” were just a few of our readers’ first animal companions

Sporting Scene

Why this little breed is joining the bird-dog regulars in the field

Ask G&G

Trivial pups, hangover truths, and trimming trees


We asked readers to tell us their sweetest, silliest, and shortest canine tales. Here are illustrated versions of some of our favorites.


Baby steps and keeping it fun are keys to trainer Stephen Faust’s approach


Why nailing this command is critical for a pointer


Patience and a little change in mindset can make all the difference for a pup learning its way around a dove field


With sheer determination, Mike Hester has spent decades turning his family’s farm into a hotbed of wild quail and champion bird dogs. And it all traces back to a love of the hunt