God, this video makes me envious: Of the countryside, of the experience, and most of all, of the dogs. Running birds can frazzle a pointing dog. This setter handles them like she’s done it a million times.
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Here are few more vids of Lexi, taken last weekend. Check out the water retrieve.
Last weekend I headed up to norther NH to check on Lexi. She’s in her final few weeks of training, and she going to be running as a derby in her first field trial next weekend.
I was up in northern NH last weekend visiting Lexi. She’s about 1/2 through her summer training program, and she’s just starting to get out in the woods to chase wild birds. She turning int great bird dog — very easy handling and a real strong bird finder. I took her out for a couple […]
It’s time to put some more “dog” in Dogs and Doubles. It has been while since I posted any updates on my pointer Lexi. Here are pics and videos to catch you up on her. Lexi was born on April 31, 2014. We’ve had her since July 3. We’ve been thrilled with her since day […]
Everyone knows that dogs have incredible noses. But how much do you know about their eyes? As it turns out, a dog’s sight is no where near as good. Instead of seeing things as we do or in black and white, dogs are “color blind”. They do see some colors, but not the same ones we […]
Posted in HUNTING DOGS on May 5th, 2015
Back when I first bought Lexi, there was one trainer the breeder recommended to me over and over again: Sherry Ebert. Sherry is one of the top trainers in the country, and she turns out great bird dogs. Unfortunately, she’s booked up solid. I’ll find wild grouse in Manhattan before I ever get a training slot with her. You can […]
Posted in HUNTING DOGS on Apr 10th, 2015
The 2015 Region #1 Amateur Walking Shooting Dog Championship starts tomorrow, April 11, at the Arcadia Management Area in Exeter, RI. If you would like to see some great bird dogs, you should check it out.
Posted in HUNTING DOGS on Mar 26th, 2015
This video features the U.S. Championship for Pointing Dogs was held at Alabama’s M. Barnett Lawley Forever Wild Field Trial Area on December 1-6, 2012. Even though it ‘s from a few years ago, it’s worth watching if you want to learn more about how field trails are put together are run. There’s some nice dog work in […]
Posted in HUNTING DOGS on Mar 22nd, 2015
Tom Davis is a great writer, and always check out anything I come across from him. This piece from the Sporting Classics Daily blog is a good example of why he’s worth reading. It’s short, and in very few word Davis touches hits on why we fall in love with bird dogs. Do yourself a […]