gun dog

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Synonyms for gun dog

a dog trained to work with sportsmen when they hunt with guns

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If the hope is for the dog to be a solid utility gun dog for preserve pheasant hunting a few weekends in the fall, it does not make sense for the owner to seek out a celebrated field trial trainer.
By the 1940s, both Field and Stream and Sports Afield magazines had expressed regret that the true Irish setter gun dogs were disappearing and needed new blood from abroad to bring back their vanishing instincts.
While we all know nothing will ever take the place of a solid training program and time spent in the field to build a good gun dog, why not take advantage of technological and scientific advances?
Well, Phantom could do that for GUN DOG or WILDFOWL.
She said: "I got my first gun dog in 1980 and I have had this line for seven generations now and I have never before had pups that have done this.
There was a time when gun dog breeders were happiest if a litter produced more dogs than bitches, because dog puppies commanded the readiest sale.
West Yorkshire Police wildlife officer Pc Sally Smart said: "While the majority of gun dog thefts are reported in the Home Counties, incidents in Yorkshire and the Midlands are becoming more commonplace.
CHINO - More than 40 dogs and their owners showed up at Prado Regional Park for the 15th annual Gun Dog Showdown recently to determine bragging rights for the best dog and wing-shooter team in Southern California.
ONE hundred thousand Ulster people enjoy country pursuits ranging from gun dog training to wildfowling and clay pigeon shooting according to Ronan Gorman.
To him, an Irish Setter Gun Dog was like a well-worn double: comfortable and sweet in your hands and joyful at your shoulder.
Puppy Training: The Foundation of a Gun Dog Start your pup out right.
February 5: Tay Valley Gun Dog Association's members limited show in the Beach Leisure Centre, Carnoustie.
With pheasant shooting getting into full swing later this month, many gun dog owners will be introducing young and inexperienced dogs to their first season of the real thing.
30am and 5pm tomorrow and Sunday there will be gun dog, falconry and quad bike displays, a show by the Kangaroos Gymnastic Display Team and more, including a fairground.