Just like their human counterparts, some bird dog breeds have skeletons in their closets, strange stories and debatable legends.
Here are a few tried-and-true and a few new tips for travelling with hunting dogs.
Chessies can be great companions on upland bird hunts. This is particularly true on pheasants in heavy cover, where their tenacity both as flushers and retrievers can be hard to beat.
Sometimes referred to as “pocket pointers,” Brittanys deliver the search, point, nose and skills of a German or English pointing breed but in a smaller package.
There are stages in a bird dog’s development where spotting potential problems and addressing them before they get out of control can make life a lot easier.
For those looking for a breed that’s a bit outside of commonplace (but still a bird-finding machine), there are all sorts of breeds to consider.
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