NancyAnsfield Author

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.

English Springer Spaniel – Bird Hunting Dogs Series

Distinct from bench Springers, the field bred English Springer Spaniel is born and built for upland bird hunting. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles focuses...

English Cocker Spaniel – Bird Dog Series

Feisty flushers and natural retrievers, the field bred English Cocker Spaniel is a great choice for upland hunters. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles...

Labrador Retriever – Bird Hunting Dogs Series

As the sporting dog with perhaps the most diverse talents, the Labrador Retriever’s popularity is well deserved. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles...

English Setters – Bird Hunting Dogs Series

English setters define a tradition of elegance and field performance. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles focuses on the hunting characteristics that set one...

A Basic Overview of the Pudelpointer Versatile Breed

Pudelpointers: Authentic versatility in a little known breed. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles focuses on the hunting characteristics that set one breed...

German Wirehaired Pointer – A Bird Hunting Dogs Series

Built tough for land and water, the German Wirehaired Pointer defines versatility. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles focuses on the hunting characteristics...

Pointer – A Bird Hunting Dogs Series

Many consider the pointer to be the quintessential upland pointing dog. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles focuses on the hunting characteristics that set...

American Brittany – A Bird Hunting Dogs Series

The evolution of the American Brittany or “Pocket Pointer”. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles focuses on the hunting characteristics that set...

German Shorthaired Pointer – A Bird Hunting Dogs Series

A look at the versatile hunting dog the German Shorthaired Pointer. This is the first in a series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles. While the appearance and...

Beavers- An Unforeseen Gun Dog Threat

With their razor sharp teeth and heavy front claws, Beavers can become a serious threat. About this time last year—late March—one of our German wirehairs chased a young beaver...