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Hunting Methods: Hunting Dog Confidential Episode #19

What defines a hunting dog and how are they used to pursue various types of…

A bird dog hunts in the Arizona desert
Dogs and Snake Bites
An English setter being trained on Moors in England
How English is the English Setter?


A bird hunter with her hunting dog

How Much Does it Cost to Have a Hunting Dog?

Estimating the cost of owning a hunting dog over the course of its lifetime Total cost: $173 per month, $2083 per year, or $25,000 for lifetime**Based on an average life of 12…

A woman kisses her pointing dog.

How to Choose a Pointing Dog – Breaking Down 38 Bird Dog Breeds

Narrowing down what pointing breed to choose can be daunting; this guide will help find the right bird dog for you I have watched double-nosed Spanish pointers hunt quail in the arid hills…

A Golden retriever brings a pheasant to a hunter.

Should You Consider a Flushing Breed for Your Next Bird Dog?

The upland world is often full of pointing dog breeds, leaving flushing dogs underrepresented as an effective method of bird hunting For many of us, upland bird hunting often brings to mind…

A versatile hunting dog retrieves a bird to hand

The Reasons to Consider a Versatile Hunting Dog

The author explores all the parts in between upland game that make a true versatile hunting dog We were searching for late season roosters on a frosty, foggy afternoon. Scratchy calls echoed…