53 episodes

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.

New episode posted weekly, so be sure to subscribe to get notification when they're released!

The Bird Dog Bab‪e‬ Courtney Bastian

    • Wilderness
    • 5.0 • 66 Ratings

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.

New episode posted weekly, so be sure to subscribe to get notification when they're released!

    Episode 047: The WON-The Resource For All Things Women Outdoors w/Barbara Baird

    Episode 047: The WON-The Resource For All Things Women Outdoors w/Barbara Baird

    Barbara Baird is the publisher of the Women’s Outdoor News, also known as The WON. The WON is a one stop shop for resources, news, stories and reviews for everything regarding women outdoors. From shooting tips to guns and gear, hunting, fishing, archery, birding, survival and even how to pee in the woods. If you want to know about it, Barbara and her team at The WON have it covered!

    • 1 hr
    Bonus #5: A 6 Year Old's Perspective w/ Burke Bastian

    Bonus #5: A 6 Year Old's Perspective w/ Burke Bastian

    My 6 yr old son Burke joins me for an impromptu and unedited recording that may provide be some of the best bird dog training and hunting advice you’ll ever hear.

    • 8 min
    Episode 046: Doing All Things Dad & Dogs w/ The Guys

    Episode 046: Doing All Things Dad & Dogs w/ The Guys

    This episode is a complement to last weeks, so if you haven’t listened to Episode 45 with the girls, be sure to listen to that next! Today my husband, William Bastian, has taken over the mic for Guy’s Night. He is joined with Jason Marzolf of Marzolf X Kennel, Tate Martinsen or Martinsen’s Red Point Kennel, and Ethan Pippitt of Standing Stones Kennels. This is a great episode about their perspective as Dads, husbands, business owners, reputable breeders, and some of the best damn bird dog trainers I k

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Episode 045: Live The Life You Love, Part 1 w/The Girls

    Episode 045: Live The Life You Love, Part 1 w/The Girls

    I’m joined with Megan Marzolf of Marzolf X Kennel, Jenny Martinsen of Martinsen’s Red Point Kennel and Kat Pippitt of Standing Stone Kennel. Hear how these young, driven couples with some of the best bird dogs and top training businesses in the country have evolved in life and business since starting a family.

    • 1 hr 37 min
    Episode 044: Spay and Neuter Considerations w/ Dr Marty Greer

    Episode 044: Spay and Neuter Considerations w/ Dr Marty Greer

    Dr. Marty Greer joins us to discuss spay and neuter considerations. When you go into the vet clinic for your new puppy’s first appointment, your vet wants to schedule your puppy’s spay or neuter. Or we don’t want to deal with a female coming into season, or have been told a male will pee on everything.  Dr Greer takes the time to explain these myths and ideologies in this episode, and what it’s actually like to live with intact dogs, and the risks and benefits to behavior, development, and overall

    • 52 min
    Episode 043: Chasing Mutha Chukars w/Carla Gibson

    Episode 043: Chasing Mutha Chukars w/Carla Gibson

    Carla Gibson is a badass chukar hunting extraordinaire and addict. She grew up hunting and navigating the hills of chukar country. It takes an elite athlete to have the strength, endurance, grit, and a bit of crazy to chase after those red-legged devils every weekend of the season, like Carla does. Not to mention a partner and dogs that are just as on par. This is one of the most difficult sports to be successful at, listen how Carla does it.

    • 1 hr 33 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
66 Ratings

66 Ratings

FFGWPMOM ,

Amazing podcast!

I love this podcast! It is so informative and it makes me feel comfortable about learning the skills as a bird dog hunter with my GWP. I am inspired daily by the content of these podcasts and they cover so much you can never lose interest! Thank you for being an inspiration to other women!

allisona54 ,

Loving this podcast

I have listened to a handful of sporting dog podcasts — all of which feature men as hosts and guests majority of the time. I was so happy to find Bird Dog Babe! The episodes are educational and entertaining. I really enjoy this podcast!

Suznov1819 ,

Knowledgeable bird dog talk

I love this podcast. Coming from a female training her first bird-dog this podcast has given me so much inspiration is this male dominant sport.

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