Types of Dogs That Make Good Hunting Companions

The English pointer is a highly prey-driven bird dog with a determined spirit.


The Irish setter is fierce, hardworking, and motivated to hunt birds. 

Irish Setter

English setters are gun dogs that point, run, and hunt.

English Setter

In fact, cougars and mountain lions aren't safe from this breed's pursuit.

Bluetick Coonhound

The English springer spaniel excels at flushing and chasing pheasants.

English Springer Spaniel

Labradors have a reputation as the ideal hunting companions for waterfowl.

Labrador Retriever

They excel in bird and small game hunting. Goldens are excited, loyal, and trainable. 

Golden Retriever

Typically, this type is put to work tracking and killing rabbits and other small game. 


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