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Have you ever wondered about the history of pointing dogs? For the story, here’s a fascinating piece I recommend from Craig Koshyk’s excellent Pointing Dog Blog: The History of the Pointing Dog, Part 1: Origins “On June 16th, 2009 American President Barack Obama appeared in a televised interview. About half way into the program, a […]

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The history of the modern pointing dog is convoluted and tangled.┬áThe further into its past you go, and the more clouded its lineage becomes. People believed that Spain’s Burgos Pointer was the great-great-great-great grandaddy of them all, a dog that could trace it’s origin back to the beginnings of pointing breeds over 600 years ago. […]

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