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To accompany a superb bird dog, be in a flushing or pointing breed, in the pursuit of upland game birds is an experience like none other. At Nickel Creek Gun Dogs, we believe in breeding and training bird dogs that excel in the field and, at the same time, are perfect family companions. We invite you to learn about us, our training philosophy, and our dogs. Review our website and if you have additional questions please feel free to contact us at (303) 840-1839
Nickel Creek Gun Dogs is owned and operated by John Augustine. John has more than 38 years of experience training different types of gun dogs. His experience includes 5 years as a Field Trial Trainer and more than 25 years of experience of as a professional trainer for a number of sporting clubs in Colorado. Most recently he was selected as the professional trainer for Quail Run Sports Club, one of the premier bird hunting and sporting clay sporting clubs in Colorado. John and his dogs have been featured on the following shows:"American Gun Dog", "Cowboys", and "Modern Shooter".
Nickel Creek Gun Dogs specializes in breeding and training pointing breeds including German Shorthair Pointers, English Setters and English Pointers and training of all types of hunting dogs (pointing and flushing). John's dogs are bred and trained to be exceptional bird hunters, superb field trialers and excellent family pets. Nickel Creek Gun Dogs is located south of the Denver metropolitan area at Quail Run Sports in Kiowa, Colorado.
Nickel Creek Gun Dogs is pleased to offer a range of services for our clients. Whether you are interested in purchasing your first gun dog, training your new hunting companion, taking your current hunting dog to the next level of performance, finding a safe place for him or her to train, or simply enjoying a day out in the fields, we're here and ready to work with you.
Guided hunts We offer guided upland game bird hunts on-site at Quail Run Sports in Kiowa, Colorado and throughout a number of states including Colorado, Kansas and Montana. Whether you are on a quest for pheasant, chukar, or quail, or you just want to experience a hunt over well-trained, champion bird dogs, we can help create the perfect experience for you. ...READ MORE...
Clinics From time to time we offer topic specific clinics covering issues such as snake avoidance. Information about our clinics will be posted on the clinics page when available and will also be posted on the Quail Run Sport's web site.