Bird dog


Bird dog

:"This is about the trained animal; for other uses see bird dog (disambiguation)."
A bird dog is a type of gun dog or hunting dog used to hunt or retrieve birds.

In the southern United States the term bird dog refers to dog breeds such as the pointer, English setter, Red setter, German shorthair pointer, Brittany, and other pointing breeds.

History

In 1953, William F. Brown, editor of The American Field, compiled the necessary rules and regulations governing elections of the field trial dogs and their owners and trainers to a proposed Field Trial Hall of Fame.

External links

* [http://www.birddogfoundation.com/ Bird Dog Foundation] [http://www.americanfield.com The American Field] [http://www.aftca.org Amateur Field Trial Clubs of America] [http://www.strideaway.com Strideaway]


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