Hunting- a sport that seems a wild and cruel to large no.of people beside which many among the crowd take it only as a sport. The wounded deer hunting no doubt is very attention requiring work as a simple and minute blunder can result in a big loss hence, for this man-made the use of his best friend-a dog. YES in various circumstances dog has proved itself to be man’s best friend and the same is the case of hunting. It has shown its skills brilliantly to help up the hunters as well.
Hunters have various tricks, but one of the oldest trick is to have a dog as a hunting partner.
There are 30 well-recognize sporting breeds, according to the American Kennel Club, and many dogs—of any of the other breed!—can be taught the essentials to be a perfect hunting companion but a general question that would arise in your mind would be:
- When did hunters start using dogs?
According to today’s hunting, dogs fall into three main categories, with a no. of breeds belonging to each category based on the appearance and abilities of dogs.
Terriers are small dogs that are used to hunt small game, such as birds or rabbits, or maybe to track the wounded large animals such as deer. These dogs are still common hunting partners in various parts of the world, but they have largely become house pets in the U.S. Examples include Airedales, Jack Russell terriers.
Its job is to pursue game animals that are hidden. They are able to detect a prey animal’s scent in the air at closer range, will flush birds and small game, and some retrieve downed animals also. Gun dogs are mostly useful when hunting upland and wetland game, birds, and small mammals. Examples include Labrador retrievers, English pointers.
A hound is trained to be built for stamina, as its job is to chase and run behind game black-and-tan coonhound and foxhound. They mostly have loud barks and perfect noses. Some are specialized in treeing game such as squirrels until their hunter arrives. Hounds excel at hunting deer, coyote, wild boar. Examples include the mountain cur