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A Hunting Dog for All Seasons


For small or large game hunters, a hunting dog is a multifaceted asset to a hunt. Not only can the animal be an essential tool all at the hunter’s command, a good hunting dog is also a faithful companion. The personality of a dog tends to be one that is eager to please with an […]

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Hunting Dogs Make for a Better Outdoor Experience


The use of hunting dogs for the pursuit of game has been in practice ever since man and dog discovered they made great companions. Whether opting for sight hounds, scent hounds, pointers or retrievers the relationship between a hunter and his canine counterpart is a special one. While they are companions, in the field there […]

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The Wild Boar Hunting Dog of the United States


When you ask a hunter what makes the best breed of dog for wild boar hunting, each one will have a different answer to the best wild boar hunting dogs. Some will say the American Bulldog, others will say the cur or fiest, while others will say the pit bull or pit bull mix. It […]

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The Early Origin of the Hunting Dogs


The history of the hunting dogs began 20,000 years ago when the Mesolithic man used early dogs to hunt for food, along with animal pelts for shelter and clothing. At a later date, approximately 9,000 years ago when livestock became a domesticated animal for mankind, the dog changed roles and became known as a protector […]

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The Excitement of Hunting With Dogs


Hunting with dogs is a controversial sport in today’s world, and there are some specific types of dogs who hunt either better than others or better “at” certain game, making the art of hunting with dogs a popular sport with many. There are no specific groups in the AKC registry for hunting alone other than […]

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Choosing Names for Hunting Dogs


When choosing names for hunting dogs, remember that a registered name or nickname will stay with that dog for its life and become part of its personality. Most people, when registering with the dog’s registered company, will use part of the parent’s names with his registered name or incorporate the grandparent’s names that are on […]

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I Ask You – Are There Any Hunting Dogs for Sale?


Hunting dogs for sale is a topic not for just everyone in this world of today—in fact, it can be rather controversial and heated. But one thing for sure is the worst thing a family or individual can do is purchase a hunting dog with a long bloodline and then try to make a household […]

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The Excitement and Challenge of Pig Hunting Dogs


Wild pigs and wild boars are not the same thing at all other than they both are pork, but they involve the excitement of the hunt with pig hunting dogs and a dedicated true-blue pig hunting hunter. All wild boar/feral domestic pig hybrids began in the 1920s when the European wild boar was introduced into […]

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The Many Types of Hunting Dogs


Hunting dogs are here to assist the hunter, and these dogs have slowly evolved into many different types of hunting dogs—such as the general hunting dogs; sporting or gun dogs; or scenthounds. The origin of today’s gun dog breeds began back in the 1400s to 1600s in Western Europe. The dogs used during this time […]

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The Historical Capers of Squirrel Hunting Dogs


Hunting dogs and their owners have stronger bonds than most owners and dogs, with the hunting the added adhesive—with squirrel hunting dogs better than most. Breeds that are best for squirrel hunting tend to favor the curs and feists, with some terriers good at it also. The best squirrel dog that is able to track […]

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