hunting dog

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Noun1.Hunting dog - a dog used in hunting gamehunting dog - a dog used in hunting game    
Canis familiaris, dog, domestic dog - a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night"
courser - a dog trained for coursing
Rhodesian ridgeback - a powerful short-haired African hunting dog having a crest of reversed hair along the spine
hound, hound dog - any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
badger dog, dachshund, dachsie - small long-bodied short-legged German breed of dog having a short sleek coat and long drooping ears; suited for following game into burrows
terrier - any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground
gun dog, sporting dog - a dog trained to work with sportsmen when they hunt with guns
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Within 24 hours lovable Jackson had moved in with PC Adam Norris, 32, fiancee Erin Sulley, 35, and their Spanish hunting dog Chica.
He also worked closely with many in the hunting dog world and got to see what worked for the dogs and what didn't.
Abu Dhabi: After allegedly using a Saluki hunting dog to catch gazelles in a wildlife reserve, three Emirati men have been referred to court in Al Ain.
This whole testing program is designed for a guy that wants a good hunting dog," McMurry said.
NEW YORK -- A hardy Hungarian hunting dog and a pet known as the "royal dog of Madagascar'' will join the pack at the Westminster Kennel Club show next year, organizers announced Friday.
Summary: The eighth Arabian Saluki Beauty Contest is just weeks away, with dozens of the traditional Bedouin hunting dog ready to showcase their qualities.
For example, one striking image shows a hunting dog sitting next to a leaning rifle, with the caption "Memphis is a 'gun dog' because the gun cannot hunt without her.
Dingle is a two-year old Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen, a breed which originated as a French hunting dog.
A hunting dog is going to eventually get to the point it can't perform in the field.
KNOWSLEY Safari Park is hosting a fundraising event to help the critically endangered African Hunting Dog.
BARTON replies: The Japanese Akita was bred as a hunting dog and adult males can weigh 50kg or (8 stones).
Customers have to walk past our hunting dog products before they get to the guns," she said.