Nancy Anisfield

Nancy Anisfield is an outdoor writer and hunting dog photographer, creative director for the Ugly Dog Hunting Company, member of the Pheasants Forever / Quail Forever Board of Directors, and co-owner of the Track2Wing Project which grants Action trackchairs to individuals with mobility challenges who want to train and hunt with bird dogs. She and her husband live in Hinesburg, Vermont, where their lives are governed by her two German shorthaired pointers and his two German wirehaired pointers.

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A German Wirehaired Pointer retrieves a duck from a lake
Versatile Breeds as Waterfowl Dogs

The Value of Versatile Hunting Dog Breeds Extends Beyond the Field and into the Duck…

A camp of all women hunters
An All Women’s Hunting Camp

Of Women, Guns, and Dogs – AKA “The Bitch Hunt” First, a word about language.…

A hunter with two French Brittany's
The French Brittany – A Hunting Dog Profile

Cobby-bodied little dynamos, French Brittanys have an enthusiastic following in the upland community. Original Purpose…

A large Munsterlander in a field training for bird hunting
A Large Munsterlander Profile

A little known breed, the Large Munsterlander is big on natural talent and good looks.…

A Small Munsterlander retrieving a game bird.
Small Munsterlander – A Bird Hunting Dog Profile

Smallest of the German pointers, the small Munsterlander is big on style and drive. This…

A German longhaired pointer retrieves a bumper during bird dog training.
German Longhaired Pointer (Deutsch Langhaar) – A Bird Hunting Dog Profile

The sleek appearance and superb hunting traits of the German Longhairs and Deutsch Langhaars are…

A boykin spaniel be training for bird hunting.
Boykin Spaniel – Bird Hunting Dog Series

Boykin Spaniels deliver high energy flushing and retrieving in a low-profile package. This series of…

A Braque du Bourbonnais standing on a tailgate
Braque du Bourbonnais – Bird Hunting Dog Series

Minimal tail and maximum desire make the Braque du Bourbonnais a wonderful choice for hunters…

An English Springer Spaniel in a field hunting birds
English Springer Spaniel – Bird Hunting Dogs Series

Distinct from bench Springers, the field bred English Springer Spaniel is born and built for…

an English cocker spaniel sits in a field.
English Cocker Spaniel – Bird Dog Series

Feisty flushers and natural retrievers, the field bred English Cocker Spaniel is a great choice…

A Labrador retriever bird hunting.
Labrador Retriever – Bird Hunting Dogs Series

As the sporting dog with perhaps the most diverse talents, the Labrador Retriever’s popularity is…

A hunter with his English Setter.
English Setters – Bird Hunting Dogs Series

English setters define a tradition of elegance and field performance. Original purpose English setters are…

A German wirehaired pointer hunting grouse in New York.
German Wirehaired Pointer – A Bird Hunting Dogs Series

Built tough for land and water, the German Wirehaired Pointer defines versatility. This series of…

A pointer stands next to a hunter.
Pointer – A Bird Hunting Dogs Series

Many consider the pointer to be the quintessential upland pointing dog. Original purpose According to…

A German Shorthaired Pointer stands on a tailgate just before hunting
German Shorthaired Pointer – A Bird Hunting Dogs Series

A look at the versatile hunting dog the German Shorthaired Pointer. This is the first…

A beaver shows his teeth in defense
The Dangers of Beavers and Dogs in the Wild

With their razor sharp teeth and heavy front claws, Beavers can become a serious threat…

A dog trainer tells a dog "whoa"
Should You Perfect Steady Dog Training?

Is steady training with a pointing dog worth the time and investment? Dog One is…