Category Archives: Dog Training

The whirr of homeward bound wings

Bobwhite quail are the most obliging of training birds… after being set free and scattered across the hayfield, they call one another back to the cage in the evening, climb in, settle for the night, and are ready to go … Continue reading

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Gus the enforcer

“Boy,” he said, “I will tell you a very wise thing. If a man is really intelligent, there’s practically nothing a good dog can’t teach him.”           – Robert Ruark (1915-65), novelist and outdoor writer, from … Continue reading

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The Eight Commandments

O Bird Dog, companion and partner of man, when thou heareth the voice or whistle of thy master thou shalt listen and obey The Eight Commandments. The Eight Commandments Rick Smith, a professional trainer that I regard as one of … Continue reading

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