gun dog


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gun dog

1. a dog trained to work with a hunter or gamekeeper, esp in retrieving, pointing at, or flushing game
2. a dog belonging to any breed adapted to these activities
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The concept worked so well that Gun Dog Supply soon grew from a staff of three selling a few dozen types of merchandise to where the business is today with 45 full-time employees and thousands of dog training and maintenance supplies.
Smith says, "Although the actual act of hunting is usually motivating for a gun dog, the consequences of training may be a bigger motivator than the hunting itself.
Even in the face of family gun dogs, early on I logged memorable experiences following whatever freewheeling canine conglomerates were available.
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.
For example, High Fly'n Kennels owned and operated by Greg and Carla Fryar in Elko, Minnesota, almost always has available new litters of Llewellin setters from parents that have won in Shoot to Retrieve contests, have Master Hunter titles in AKC Hunt tests, and have top titles in National Llewellin Gun Dog Club Championship Field Trials.
Photo: (1) Ed Clare of Sierra Madre and his dog, Cameo, were in the Gun Dog Showdown, presented by the San Gabriel Valley chapter of Quail Unlimited.
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.
Gun Dog is 7-2 favourite to come out on top and you've got to say that's a good bet if it's tooled up.
Irish and Gordon setters are two of the most beautiful breeds of gun dog.
A RECORD gun dog entry and a new pigeon plucking competition were highlights of this year's two-day BASC Wales Game and Country Fair at Bodelwyddan Castle.
His latest pitch invasion - one of 380 cases of putting his privates on parade - was during the gun dog competition at Crufts.
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.