This podcast highlights women who hunt, train and compete with their bird dogs. We also discuss tips and advice on canine health, breeding, training and nutrition. As well as conservation efforts for public land hunting and gear for women and dogs.
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Episode 054: The NAVHDA Natural Ability Test w/Angie Coenen & Lisa Pehur
In this episode we are talking all things NAVHDA Natural Ability Test with Angie Coenen and Lisa Pehur. The North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association is a nonprofit organization devoted to promoting and improving the versatile hunting dog. The natural ability test is for dogs up to 16 months old. No game is shot and no retrieves are required. There are 4 phases of the NAVHDA Natural Ability test which include field, tracking, water, and evaluation of physical attributes.
Episode 053: Talk Turkey To Me! w/ Linda Hinz
Linda Hinz is a turkey hunting enthusiast that has been pursing gobblers for over 20 years. She is heavily involved with the National Wild Turkey Federation's Women In The Outdoors Program in Wisconsin, where she's hosted an annual 3-day education event for the past 20 years. We discuss the event, prep for spring turkey, shotgun patterning, calling, gear and more!
Bonus #6 - Bird Dog eAcademy: Teaching You How To Train Your Bird Dog w/ William Bastian
Bird Dog eAcademy - New Online Training Courses teaching you how to train your bird dog. In this episode we discuss the first course available, 'The Reliable Retrieve'. An 8 week course with a positive approach, of little to no pressure. A new module is dropped every week, and full support is provided with live videos to help you and your dog through the entire process.
Episode 052: Our Forests. Our Future. w/Ashley Peters
Ashley Peters is the Director of Communications and Marketing for the Ruffed Grouse Society & American Woodcock Society. She’s a conservationist, newer hunter and carries some deep envy for anyone that owns a bird dog. We discuss the current state of Ruffed Grouse, American Woodcock and forest habitat. Along with the importance and best approach of mentoring, hunting essentials on a budget, and more!
Episode 051: Find, Flush, Retrieve w/ Jordan Horak
Jordan Horak is known as the ‘dog whisperer’ of Cocker Spaniels and he’s the maker of the Cato Board, a training place board for all breeds of dogs. Jordan discusses the training differences between Pointers and Spaniels, males vs females, and why that extra x chromosome is superior, eh I mean creative. Jordan shares some great insight on training, hunting, and living with different types of bird dogs. This episode is a must listen!
Episode 050: The Birds and The Bees, & Butterflies w/Elsa Gallagher
Elsa Gallagher is a biologist for The Bee and Butterfly Habitat Fund and an avid bird hunter and field trailer. She’s down from an even dozen hunting dogs to a mere 9 these days. We discuss her Vizsla named Hatch, and his recent placement at the AKC National Champion, along with her lifelong dedication to quail, as well as her most recent project with The Bee and Butterfly Habitat Fund and how you can qualify for free seed mix with their Seed A Legacy Program.