There’s no such thing as the “best all-around” dog – there’s always give and take, and finding a balance that makes you happy.
Anyone that has even spent a cursory amount of time around setters, or even read into their history a smidge, will have heard of the Llewellin line.
Discussing the best breed of hunting dog for various game is kind of like arguing whether Chevy or Ford is better. But we bring some definition to the debate in this ultimate dog guide.
Mans’ best friend for tens-of-thousands of years, the domestic dog has filled specific niches as a hunter, guard and beast of burden. Just how long we’ve manipulated the genetic code of dogs and bred them to fill those roles has been debated. However, new DNA evidence from a canine-like animal in central Asia has begun to put the debate to rest.
DNA analyses of a canine-like animal provides new evidence for dating the domestication of dogs.
If you’ve ever lost a pet due to a disease, a gun dog or any other critter, you know the pain and sense of loss it brings, and the wish continually coming to mind that a cure existed. Put simply, the feeling sucks.
I just returned from Seattle after visiting the Eddie Bauer headquarters and getting the low down on their new Sport Shop line of clothing, which focuses primarily on upland hunting and shooting sports (for now).
Beyond just enabling us to take animals – be it pheasants, quail, chukar, ducks, geese, coyotes, cougars, bears, raccoons, or whatever else – hunting with a dog allows us to take some game in a more ethical manner.
We can argue about which breed of dog is the best in the hunting fields, but when it comes to sheer popularity (be that the field or lounging in the living room) the Labrador retriever is top dog in the U.S. once again.
Spinning-wing duck decoys like the Mojo Mallard have been a topic of much debate for about a decade now. First hailed at the silver bullet for educated ducks (and death on uneducated ones), then made illegal (because they were too effective) in many states, only to be made legal and illegal again and again.
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