Training this weekend

Dear Members, Just a reminder there will be training this weekend Sept 23-24th,  the weather is forecast to be in the low 70’s in the a.m, and we have a fresh shipment of Birds.  Perfect conditions to get out and Train.  We hope to see you this weekend.  ...

Transition from Hunting with Labs

German Wirehaired Pointer I am a lifelong waterfowl and upland bird hunter. Starting in high school and continuing on to college, I hunted without a dog. Slowly walking through the woods, hoping to flush a grouse or woodcock or working fence lines looking for a cock...

The Suburban Utility Dog

When you think of a bird dog your mind will generally take you on a walk in vast fields of our beloved bread basket or in long leaf pines of Northern Georgia. As well it should as those are the quintessential hunting destinations. Some of the greatest bird dogs a...

Let the Snipe Train Your Pointing Dog

When faced with the task of training a new pointing dog to do what he or she was born to do, why not let the birds train your dog? Pointing breeds are born with the instinct to point. It’s not something that has to be taught but not crowding birds & holding the...

Hunting

Having been a hunter in my youth in Tennessee and, more recently, on Blackwater Creek Ranch in Vero Beach, FL where I’m a shareholder, hunting with dogs was always interesting to me. At Blackwater, we start hunting both pen-raised and wild quail towards the end of...

June training has been canceled

  TO MY FELLOW NAVHDA MEMBERS With great disappointment I write this newsletter to state that the June training has been cancelled due to the Dog Influenza running the country and close to home. The board of FPC felt it was in the best interest of the dogs and...