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 post Police seeking hunting dog thieves appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
Rules for what a pointing dog should look like were drawn up, but above all, the dogs had to first be a good hunting dog. Then came the evaluation of form.
Rangers in Cambodia's Southern Cardamom National Park, local police officers, and residents, have found a hunting dog and two sacks filled with wild animals - mostly dead - after a search in Terk Laork village in Thmor Bang district's Chi Phat commune.
Through the years I've often entertained the idea of having a hunting dog of my own, but I've always been dissuaded by the ongoing expense and trouble of keeping one, not to mention the certain heartbreak of eventually losing it.
If you're a dog lover who enjoys competitive sports with your pet, you might want to check out the North American Shed Hunting Dog Association (NASHDA) at
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.
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.
A hunting dog is going to eventually get to the point it can't perform in the field.
But over the years the Rhodesian Ridgeback has been used to hunt upland game, fowl, and the so-called dangerous game with an amazing versatility, and this has given much pause for thought as to what type of hunting dog it is.
BARTON replies: The Japanese Akita was bred as a hunting dog and adult males can weigh 50kg or (8 stones).