There are 3 different types of bird dogs all of which are worked here.

Pointers: who got their name from the dog's instinct to point, by stopping and aiming its muzzle towards game.

Flushers: who drive the game from its hiding place for a hunter to shoot or capture.

Retrievers: who were bred primarily to retrieve birds or other prey and return them to the hunter without damage.


Located on 80 acres of land just south of Mount Pleasant, Iowa the Linden Kennels facilities are some of the best in the Midwest.

Hal trains any kind of Gun dog as long as the dog has enough natural ability to be worth training. 


He specializes in training hunting dogs to a high standard and uses a postitive motivation training system.

Training Gun Dogs Full Time Since 1986