The bond between man and canine is strong – and dogs bring more to the table than simply being a close companion or a working partner. Man’s Best Friend can actually boost human’s health and lower stress levels too – something we all need right about now.
One of the hardest things a gundog owner has to accept is when his partner – the one he’s spent so much time training and making memories is unable to join them on the hunt. Mark Peterson talks about that moment, and the day he knew Benny had one last hunt in him.
Seth Bynum DVM has had an interesting career. He spent more than a decade as a writer and photographer in Montana and Washington, before starting his second career as a veterinarian. We circled up with the gundog owner to get to know him better and answer some of our burning questions – like what’s the one thing you’d wish all dog owners would understand? Read on.
To launch our “Ask Gunner” column, we sought out the advice of legendary Bill Gibson from Mossy Oak Kennels. Here’s the answer to your burning question: male or female pup?
Addison Edmonds booked a bucket list trip for he and Gunner in Saskatchewan to hunt duck and goose in the “Land of the Living Skies. Getting Gunner to this “one last hunt” from Nashville wasn’t seamless but it was worth it. See the photos and watch the videos.
Is an English Springer Spaniel the right dog for you? Read on to find out.
The Spinoni Italiani isn’t a breed you see a lot out in the field, but its Old World charm and versatility make it one of the more interesting sporting dogs. Known to be social canines, they hold a naturally positive and endearing demeanor. And though they aren’t the most common breed in the states, maybe they should be: these family friendly pups translate well into the field and hold a medium energy level (though they can kick it into high gear when needed). Let’s take a closer look at what makes this breed stand out.