This Magic Moment
Topics: Jones on the joys of training a new Lab puppy Breed(s): Labrador Retriever
"Pride of Ownership, Part II"
Topics: Part II of a series on stock ovals
- By: David Trevallion
- and Michael McIntosh
The Sure Thing
Topics: Once again "The Sure Thing" shows that it's a bad idea to bet with Major Peabody
Topics: Book review of several dog-training books: Jerome Robinson's The Ultimate Guide to Bird Dog Training; Paul & Julie Knutson's The Pointing Labrador; William Field's Top Dog and Top Dog training video.
Long Distance Dogs
Topics: Tips on buying a pup sight unseen with advice on choosing a good breeder. Breed(s): Various
The Plight of Kansas Prairie Grouse
Topics: Issues concerning populations and habitat problems of greater and lesser prairie chickens in Kansas. Dog Type(s): Prairie Chicken
The Gundog Gallery
Topics: An evocative photo essay of gundog pictures from some of America's finest sporting & dog photographers
The Forced Retrieve
Topics: "The Hickox method for teaching the forced retrieve, using the toe hitch and electronic collars."
Topics: An essay on hunting with an older dog
Topics: "How birds, dogs and guns make up the symmetry of hunting."
Kemen Imperial Paralelas
Topics: Gun Review of Kemen's unique detachable-trigger side-by-side: the "Paralelas." Gunmaker Craftsmen: Kemen
Aguirre y Aranzabal
Topics: "The history of AyA, one of Spain's most important and well-known gunmakers. Explains how the English helped propel the manufacturer into wider acceptance in the US and UK" Gunmaker Craftsmen: AyA (Aguirre y Aranzabal)
Beretta's Premium Grade Guns
Topics: "A round-up of Beretta's best guns: the SO series, the Jubilee (Giubileo); double rifles; theASE series and premium-grade engraving." Gunmaker Craftsmen: Beretta
"Refinishing Gunstocks, Part II"
Topics: Describing Pete Mazur's and James Tucker's methods for refinishing gunstocks. Gauge: "Pete Mazur, James Tucker"
What Was New at SHOT
Topics: New products (shotshells) introduced at the 2002 SHOT Show
The making of a finished dog
Topics: Advice on finishing a gundog; developing a program and schedule to do so.
Topics: How hunters and clay shooters can benefit from shooting sporting clays
The Collar Connection
Topics: A round-up of the latest developments in electronic collars and beeper collars.
From the Editor
Topics: Introducing the first "dog issue" and SSM's Readers & Writers Adventures