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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The document establishes requirements for the training and training of hunting dogs for hunting purposes only in hunting grounds and only in ways that prevent cruel treatment of animals and physical harm to them.
NORMALLY I ENJOY your articles about the different breeds of hunting dogs.
Within the campus of the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, several hunting dogs brutally mauled some wild boars.
The leashing of dogs not only shows a high level of control over hunting dogs before the onset of the Neolithic, but also that some dogs performed different hunting tasks than others," that latter study explains.
A RESIDENT of Paphos reported to police that at some point between Monday and Tuesday afternoon unknown perpetrators stole two metal cages containing 10 hunting dogs from a village in the Paphos district.
A motion study at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna has found that hunting dogs like retrievers tilt forward when carrying prey in their mouths, exacerbating existing joint and tendon damage.
NATURE'S EPIC JOURNEYS BBC1, 9pm Documentary following thousands of zebra as they face lions, hunting dogs, drought and starvation to undertake the world's most newly discovered migration.
Truffle hunting dogs have brought up the price of truffles in Oregon because they can smell when the fungi is ripe and tasty, Lefevre said.
9 (BNA): Under the patronage of HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and President of Bahrain Olympic Committee, the first qualifying race of Saluki hunting dogs (females) was held on Friday as part of Bahrain Tournament for Falcon and Hunting held in Al Sabkha area near Bahrain International Endurance Village in cooperation with Nasser Bin Hamad Foundation.
He said e s dd of the soldiers: "They're like two hunting dogs who'd seen a wounded animal.
Major themes include cruelty to dogs, dogs and emotional needs, dogs in the service of the country, border guard dogs, hunting dogs, and dog meat in times of famine.
The difference now is that the church is not behind this chase but the sacred inquisition of the government which reveals high treason through their hunting dogs and mercenaries.