For Immediate Release

Top Bird Dog Experts at National Pheasant Fest 2014

National Pheasant Fest 2014 coming to Milwaukee’s Wisconsin Center Feb. 14-16

Milwaukee, Wis. - February 10 -

Attendees will have more than 20 opportunities in three days to learn from the nation’s leading bird dog experts at National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic 2014. Legendary trainers Tom Dokken, Bob West, Delmar Smith, Ronnie Smith and Rick Smith will present each day of the show, which runs February 14-16 at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee.

"Nothing connects people to the world of wildlife habitat conservation like bird dogs," says Brad Heidel, Pheasants Forever's Director of Corporate Sales, "And no event has as comprehensive a lineup of bird dog seminars as National Pheasant Fest." The Bird Dog Bonanza Stage is presented by Purina Pro Plan and SportDOG.

“Anyone looking to add a canine companion to their home or to find out a few new tricks for the pup you already have, this is the show for you,” said Bob West, Director of Sporting Dog Programs for Purina, “At the bird dog stage, you’ll learn what you need to know to pick your next puppy, as well as how to keep your veteran dog in shape for next season.”

More Than 260 Years of Training Experience: “If you want to train like a pro, you’ve got to think like a dog,” added life-long bird dog trainer, Delmar Smith. Delmar, who established his kennel in 1945, and the other five panel experts have a combined 260 years-plus of training experience.

Attendees will have the opportunity to see free hourly presentations from these world-renowned trainers on all things bird dogs - pointers, flushers, puppies, training and care at the Bird Dog Bonanza Stage.

Select Seminars on the Bird Dog Bonanza Stage:

•Training Retrievers – Tom Dokken

•Remote Training & Tracking your dog with GPS – Josh Miller

•Developing a Bird Dog – Ronnie Smith

•Ask the Experts - At the end of each day of the show, presenting bird dog experts will gather to take bird dog questions from the audience. This is your chance to bring your bird dog issues directly to the premiere sporting dog personalities in the country.

•Shed Hunting: Lee & Tiffany Lakosky, hosts of Outdoor Channel’s “Crush with Lee & Tiffany,” will give presentations on the fast-growing sport of shed hunting. With the help of Tom Dokken, Lee & Tiffany’s black labs have won past national shed hunting championships. This special seminar is at noon on Saturday, February 15th.

Attend National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic 2014

The country's largest event for upland hunters, sport dog owners and wildlife habitat conservationists, combining a national outdoor tradeshow, wildlife habitat seminar series, and family event complete with puppies, tractors, shotguns, and art. The event is presented by MidwayUSA.

•Adults – 10 Dollars Daily

•Ages 6-16 - 5 Dollars Daily

•Ages 5 and Under – Welcomed with no charge

•Weekend Special - $35 (Includes annual Pheasants Forever membership & hat)

Rehan Nana, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever's public relations specialist, at (651) 209-4973 or email Rehan