A lot of hunting dogs find birds, point, and retrieve. Keep trails clear of debris for other hunters? This is my pointer, Sky, last fall at 8 months old.
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As I was downloading some pics over the weekend, and I came across these ones of the aluminum Diamond Deluxe dog box I picked up last October. Back when I just had Puck and then Lexi, I kept my dog in a crate in the extended-cab part of my pickup. But when I added Sky, I needed to come up with […]
I was going through some pictures this weekend, and I came across these ones I took last fall. Hope you like them.
Posted in HUNTING DOGS on Feb 24th, 2017
My pointer, Sky, loves chewing up shoes and slippers. Since October, she has chewed, chomped, and torn her way through 4 pairs. Now when I catch her doing it, this is her reaction. This shows she has a conscious and she knows that if she’s super cute, no one can get mad at her.
You have to be a real crank not to love an English Cocker Spaniel, especially hard working little guy. Check ’em out. Pond Plantation – Oakley: an English Cocker Spaniel bird dog
Sky and I headed up to northern NH on Saturday to say “hello” to Lexi and Craig Doherty. Craig runs Wild Apple Kennel, and this is the second season he has worked with Lexi. Lexi left for training camp at the end of June, and this was the first time the Sky has seen her since […]
You hear all sorts of “truths” about Pointers: They’re not personable; they make lousy house dogs; they don’t retrieve (not naturally, anyway). Sky is my third pointer, and just like my first two, she has shown me that all these “truths” are total BS. Watch this video to see her dispel the third.
Lexi and I headed down to Cape Cod on Sat to check out the Setter Club of New England’s spring field trial. I entered Lexi in two stakes: the Amateur Derby and Gundog. She took 3rd in both. Here are some pics from the day.
I never set out to be a Pointer guy. Back before I got Puck (my first pointer), I had never even seen one, except for in books and magazines. Then one day I was flipping through an issue of the Pointing Dog Journal, and I noticed an add from a Pointer breeder near me. This was Autumn Memory […]
Posted in HUNTING DOGS on Sep 25th, 2015
Running birds can really frazzle some bird dogs. But not this one. Caladen’s DaVinci handles this can’t-stay-still covey of quail like a real pro — not bad for a long hair. It’s nice to see a handler that lets the dog work, too. There’s no screaming of commands, just confidence and total faith in his […]