"Never lie to a dog," she says. Find out why on this episode. Lynda Krull and her dogs not only excel at the highest standards as German versatile hunting test entrants she now judges other German dogs aiming for success at the toughest test in dogdom. Her Deutsch Drahthaars honed their skills at Lynda's South Dakota hunting lodge, and chasing wild birds across America.
We learn why bond are critical between owner and dog, how to build them, and the benefits of a dog that works for you, not him.
Lynda shares her wisdom, insights and advice on everything from the German hunting culture to preparing for those rigorous hunt tests. She offers dog training tips, covers conditioning dogs for a long season, explains why silence in the field is the best way to handle dogs, and why a steady dog at all costs is often the wrong approach on wild birds.
Our Road Trip to public access covers a species of land that we might not think of when searching for upland hunting, and listeners chime in on how their opening weekend went.