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GARDEN & GUN PRESENTS

Five-Word Dog Stories

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

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Puppy Prescription: Introducing a Bird Dog to Noises and Water

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

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The Importance of “Whoa” for Bird Dogs

Why nailing this command is critical for a pointer

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A Trainer’s Tips for a Young Dog’s First Dove Hunt

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

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Mike Hester’s Dogged Pursuit

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