LTC Jim Morehouse
Raised in the Finger Lakes area of New York State, Jim was involved in hunting and birddogs from an early age. Upon graduation from college, he joined the US Army in 1967. He served until 1989, retiring at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. After his retirement, Jim and his wife moved to Arizona where they opened Arizona Quail Hunts in 1992. Along with guiding quail hunts, behind finished German Shorthaired Pointers, Jim successfully competed in field trials.
Jim is not only an avid upland bird hunter, but also has hunted big game on six continents, taking more than 100 different species.
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I believe the SportDOG TEK Series (1.0 and 2.0) are the easiest, most reliable, and rugged training tool ever designed. They operate under all conditions, including inclement weather, steep terrain, extremely hot temperatures, and heavy vegetation. If you turn a dog loose without a TEK series collar, you take the chance of losing your best hunting buddy and spoiling your hunt.
Articles by LTC Jim Morehouse
Training Pointing Dogs with Birds - Part 3
In Part Two of this series I outlined my method for tying in the “Whoa” command with live birds. Now it’s time to get into the some more advanced live-bird work. Everything I’m explaining here still involves using a 15-foot lead or check cord. I don’t introduce the electronic collar...
Training Pointing Dogs with Birds - Part 1
When SportDOG™ asked me to write training articles on some of the aspects of training pointing dogs to handle birds, it seemed like a pretty easy task. As a full-time trainer and quail guide in Arizona, pointing dogs and birds are my passion. However, as I started to write about...
5 Starter Tips for Raising a Great Pointing Dog
So, you have a new pointing dog puppy in your house. Congratulations! I hope all your hopes and dreams about turning that pup into a bird-finding pro come true. But, as is true with all things in life, excellence doesn’t happen overnight. Everything is a process, and that’s especially true...
Other Senior Prostaff
Clint Johnson has professionally trained hundreds of retrievers and titled many champions. With more than 11 years of experience, he has competed in the Super Retriever Series (winner of 2004 SRS in El Campo, TX), World Retriever Championships, AKC trials, UKC Grand, and AKC/UKC hunt tests. Clint Johnson Retrievers Training...
I grew up with a few bird dogs. 2 nice little Brittney Spaniels and a few very athletic German Shorthaired Pointers. After I got out of the Navy I wanted to start hunting the uplands again, but birds were scarce and my readiness for a dog was not in the...
My father was a passionate bird hunter and amateur dog trainer, and I grew up around dogs. I’ve worked with various hunting breeds for more than 50 years, including pointing, flushing, and retrieving dogs. My father imported a Brittany female from France in 1958, and I fell in love with...