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Untitled. Untitled. Untitled. Hunting With A Dog – Advantages & Disadvantages - Hunting Note. Hunting with a dog is a sport and is a controversial topic.

Hunting With A Dog – Advantages & Disadvantages - Hunting Note

The reason behind the controversy is that, few dogs are good hunters and few others are good at some specific type of hunting only. This type of hunting is a very popular sport and is preferred by people who love hunting. No specific breed or groups of dogs are registered as hunters in the AKC which is the abbreviation of American Kennel Club. AKC is a community which keeps dogs of all breeds. There are some dogs here whose ancestors have been in the field of hunting since years. Hunting traits vary in every dog, some dogs can sense any smell very well while few others have an excellent stamina. Dogs who can hunt in a woody and watery environment are Golden Retriever, American Water Spaniel, German Shorthaired Pointer, Cocker Spaniel and many more.

Advantages of hunting with a dog The best part about the dogs whose names have been mentioned above is that every dog has a specific natural behavior. About the Author Rodney Heaton. Hunting Dogs: Best Dog Breeds for Every Game Animal. List of Hunting Dog Breeds. Xerxes, a Bluetick Coonhound at six months old with Loki, a Cur mix treeing a raccoon Xerxes, a Bluetick Coonhound at six months old with Loki, a Cur mix treeing a raccoon—Loki is in the tree.

List of Hunting Dog Breeds

Loki, a Cur mix training with a raccoon in a roll cage "Spirit (left) and Otto (right) on da job at 11 weeks old! Excellent guard pups, hog hunters and herders! They are half Black Mouth Cur and half German Shepherd! "This is Bonnye Mal (the dog halfway up the tree trunk). Other dogs in the picture are as follows, "The black-and-white dog leaning on the tree next to Bonnye is 1/2 Great Dane and 1/2 Pit Bull or maybe Boxer.

"Bonnye (the Treeing Walker Coonhound who is halfway up the tree trunk) may have had some hunting training before we got her. "I watch Cesar Millan every chance I get. I know that squirrel is up there somewhere! Hunting Dog Breeds. Sixty years ago, having been born to high social station and great wealth, I found myself riding on classic foxhunts—horses, dogs, and all—and am in fact a blooded hunter, which is another story.

Hunting Dog Breeds

The actual work of pursuing Br’er Fox was done by a pack of 30 to 40 American foxhounds. Bred from French, English, and Irish foxhounds, the American variety looks rather like a very long-legged beagle. It’s a big dog—the males go from 65 to 75 pounds—notably sweet-tempered and, I was told, worthless as a watchdog. American foxhounds hunt by scent, and they are relentless. The usual pattern for a hunt was: The Master of Hounds would take the pack to an area where a fox was known to be, and they would cast for scent until they got it, and then it was off to the races.

One of the things I remember distinctly about the breed its distinctive howl, which has an odd, bell-like quality to it. Hunting dog - Wikipedia. For the species known as the African hunting dog, Cape hunting dog, or painted hunting dog, see African wild dog.

Hunting dog - Wikipedia

A hunting dog refers to a canine that hunts with or for humans. There are several types of hunting dogs developed for various tasks. The major categories of hunting dogs include hounds, terriers, dachshunds, cur type dogs, and gun dogs. Among these categories further divisions can be made based upon the dogs' skill sets. Breeds and capabilities used in hunting[edit] For a list of breeds of each type, see the detailed articles for each category: Details about the categories[edit] Spaniels definitively fall into two types: ones that seek prey in water and others that seek it on land. The American Water Spaniel, Irish Water Spaniel, Kooikerhondje, and the Boykin Spaniel are noted for their water work and do very well in temperate water, with the last being adapted to subtropical swamps. Like spaniels, hounds generally fall into two types: Sighthounds and scenthounds.