sporting dog

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Noun1.sporting dog - a dog trained to work with sportsmen when they hunt with gunssporting dog - a dog trained to work with sportsmen when they hunt with guns
hunting dog - a dog used in hunting game
bird dog - a gun dog trained to locate or retrieve birds
water dog - a dog accustomed to water and usually trained to retrieve waterfowl
retriever - a dog with heavy water-resistant coat that can be trained to retrieve game
Spanish pointer, pointer - a strong slender smooth-haired dog of Spanish origin having a white coat with brown or black patches; scents out and points to game
setter - a long-haired dog formerly trained to crouch on finding game but now to point
spaniel - any of several breeds of small to medium-sized gun dogs with a long silky coat and long frilled ears
wire-haired pointing griffon, griffon - breed of medium-sized long-headed dogs with downy undercoat and harsh wiry outer coat; originated in Holland but largely developed in France
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He could not be better likened than to an admirable sporting dog on the scent of some unusual game.
I did not stop to consider the subtleties of the system by which the real hunter lagged behind while his subordinate pointed the quarry like a sporting dog. I left the Count shuffling onward faster than before, and I jumped into some clothes as though the flats were on fire.
My sporting dogs consist of two pointers, two harriers and two setters.
GUN DOG has long been the premier sporting dog publication, and it is a great honor to take the helm of such an esteemed title.
It was built on reclaimed surface mine land and is popular for a number of activities, including fishing, hunting, sporting dog events, 4-H programs, and re-enactments.
Visitors can explore the clever canines' village, sporting dog village, health village and more across the rural venue.
After the puppy shopping stage, we often don't consider how important joint health is to a sporting dog's performance and quality of life.
Nutrition When it comes to nutrition, it is important to work with your veterinarian to select the ideal diet for your pet that is appropriate for their life stage (i.e., puppy vs adult) and lifestyle (couch potato vs sporting dog).
And when she began sponsoring top agility competitor Stuart Harmes, Llanarmon-yn-Ial, her dog food found a ready market in the sporting dog sector too.
Woodstock, IL, November 09, 2013 --( “The World Wide Sporting Dog Superstore” has introduced a new state of the art web site that caters to the needs of the Sporting Dog Enthusiast as well as the Waterfowl Sportsman.