• Kepa posted an update in the group HGD Community 2 years, 11 months ago

    Hunting with Kepa , Higgins Gun Dogs

    The Higgins Method is a steadiness strategy based on trust. Not obedience, e-collars, or whoa commands. Kepa demonstrates some intense mental steadiness to wing, shot, and fall on wild valley quail. Mental steadiness at this level can only be achieved by leaving the dog alone and trusting that he or she…[Read more]

  • Brad Higgins posted an update in the group HGD Community 3 years, 1 month ago

    Flagging can be a beautiful thing, if you know what you’re looking at. This is why reading a dog is so important. He’s talking to you if you’ll just listen.

    Stalking is the strategy of all “ambush” predators (as opposed to the strategy of the “pursuit” predators). The point is actually a pause before the pounce. In…[Read more]