17 Great Gun Dog Tips

17 Surefire Gun Dog Tips From Field & Stream. For three and a half decades, H.G. Here, we’ve collected 17 of his tips from the ’60s and ’70s all about working with and caring for your most trusted hunting buddy. Though some of the advice has dated, much of it is still as helpful today as it was when it first appeared in print. The normally cold, moist nose results from evaporation of discharge from a gland inside the nasal cavity. Here’s a tip for those who hunt with dogs in cactus country, from J. C. Stelzer of Post, Texas: Take a table fork along and use it to remove cactus from the dog’s legs before he can get it in his mouth. When you buy a bell for your bird dog, you will probably find that you prefer one that tonkles rather than one that tinkles. The lower tone seems to carry better in the woods. And don’t worry about scaring the birds; the bell doesn’t seem to bother them. If your dog doesn’t like to ride in a car, it’s probably because of motion sickness, which he betrays by drooling.

For three and a half decades, H.G. “Tap” Tapply dished out serious outdoor know-how in his hugely popular Field & Stream column, “Tap’s Tips”. He covered all things fishing, camping, and hunting, but he had a particular expertise when it came to gun dogs. Here, we’ve collected 17 of his tips from the ’60s and ’70s all about working with and caring for your most trusted hunting buddy. Though some of the advice has dated, much of it is still as helpful today as it was when it first appeared in print. —The Editors

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Most dog owners worry when their dog’s nose feels warm and dry. This does not mean the animal is sick, unless the condition persists for a day or two. The normally cold, moist nose results from evaporation of discharge from a gland inside the nasal cavity.

hunting with dogs in cactus country

Here’s a tip for those who hunt with dogs in cactus country, from J. C. Stelzer of Post, Texas: Take a table fork along and use it to remove cactus from the dog’s legs before he…

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