Bird Dogs

This section covers training and using bird dogs.

  • Fowler Companion: Setter

    Pointers, Retrievers and Spaniels are all good fowler dogs, but one particular breed worth mentioning is the Setter. This dog is a little different because it freezes rather than chases the prey. This gives you the advantage to taking the shot as birds are flushed out. They share the same traits as the German Shorthaired Pointer, a dog who tends to freeze and points to the direction of the kill, but they have differences in apperance. Setter history dates back to 15th century Spain, having...
  • Training A Bird Dog (Part One)

    Having a hunting dog at your side can make your fowler experience more convenient for your hunting campaigns in Ohio. Sometimes you\'ll get a bird that was shot out of the air, and you may not where it landed, which is why having a dog at your side can come in handy. If you\'re thinking about getting a bird dog, consider the Pointer and Setter breeds. These dogs will not only help you retrieve any birds, but they will also help in \"pointing\" you in the right direction. If getting from a...
  • Training Bird Dogs (Part Two)

    When hunting in Ohio, having a well-trained bird dog can be aid you in attaining successful hunts. The foundation for molding a great hunting dog is having them obey commands. For any form of training, I recommend getting any literature like training manuals or books on how to train them, so you\'ll have an on-site reference guide. Training videos are also good reference guides. See the video below: When it comes to verbal commands, it all begins with obedience, house and outside training,...
  1. Training Bird Dogs (Part Two)

    When hunting in Ohio, having a well-trained bird dog can be aid you in attaining successful hunts. The foundation for molding a great hunting dog is having them obey commands. For any form of training, I recommend getting any literature like training manuals or books on how to train them, so you\'ll have an on-site reference guide. Training videos are also good reference guides. See the video below: When it comes to verbal commands, it all begins with obedience, house and outside training,...
  2. Training A Bird Dog (Part One)

    Having a hunting dog at your side can make your fowler experience more convenient for your hunting campaigns in Ohio. Sometimes you\'ll get a bird that was shot out of the air, and you may not where it landed, which is why having a dog at your side can come in handy. If you\'re thinking about getting a bird dog, consider the Pointer and Setter breeds. These dogs will not only help you retrieve any birds, but they will also help in \"pointing\" you in the right direction. If getting from a...
  3. Fowler Companion: Setter

    Pointers, Retrievers and Spaniels are all good fowler dogs, but one particular breed worth mentioning is the Setter. This dog is a little different because it freezes rather than chases the prey. This gives you the advantage to taking the shot as birds are flushed out. They share the same traits as the German Shorthaired Pointer, a dog who tends to freeze and points to the direction of the kill, but they have differences in apperance. Setter history dates back to 15th century Spain, having...
Loading...