Showing their RUFF SIDE

Bloom, Elaine; Kimble, Colleen
October 2008
New York State Conservationist;Oct2008, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p20
The article presents information on new breeds of hunting dogs. Hunting poodle breed was developed as a duck dog by the French and Germans. Standard poodles are known in the field for their ability to see and remember where a bird fell, their perseverance, and their style. Water spaniels are just as talented on upland game because they have a great nose that has not been meddled with by breeding for the show ring. Information is also given on the hunting characteristics of Irish setters.


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