pointing breeds Tag Archive

A Comprehensive Guide to Choosing a Bird Dog – The Pointing 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...

Creating the English Pointer from the Pointer Dog Ancestry

A look at the history and development of the English pointer from the pointer dog. In an effort to better understand the development and prevalence of our current achievements in...

How English is the English Setter?

Over time the English setter has become a worldwide phenomenon in the bird dog world—and less English in the process. “I think we are wise, we English speakers, to savor...

The French Brittany – A Hunting Dog Profile

Cobby-bodied little dynamos, French Brittanys have an enthusiastic following in the upland community. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles focuses on the...

Llewellin Setter – The Full History of the Richard Purcell Llewellin Legacy

Is there such a thing as the Llewellin setter in the 21st century? Speak the words “Llewellin setter” and you are bound to be met with controversy. On one side are the...

A Large Munsterlander Profile

A little known breed, the Large Munsterlander is big on natural talent and good looks. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles focuses on the hunting...

Pudelpointer – The Complete Versatile Hunting Dog History

Take a deep dive into the long history and development of the versatile hunting dog — the Pudelpointer. The pudelpointer is not a designer breed like the Labradoodle. But...

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...

The Difference Between a Deutsch-Drahthaar and a German Wirehaired Pointer

A look into the ongoing struggle of Deutsch-Drahthaar and German Wirehaired Pointer owners . . . If you want to start a fight just call someone’s Deutsch-Drahthaar a wirehair ....

Small Munsterlander – A Bird Hunting Dog Profile

Smallest of the German pointers, the small Munsterlander is big on style and drive. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles focuses on the hunting characteristics...