A Working Dog’s Life

By far, one of the greatest parts of hunting is getting to watch dogs do their jobs. And when it’s your dog (and he’s doing exactly what he’s supposed to do), it’s even that much greater.

In just a few images from last weekend’s pheasant shoot, here’s a taste (so to speak) of every working retriever’s life…



Hostess (that’s me) and her trusty retriever, Peat. We stood by a tent where the non shooting guests could hang out and watch. That meant that Peat was the main event…




Good shot!

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As he should, he held the bird until I was ready to take it from him. Good boy.
(No, really, we worked hard on that — it’s called “force fetch” and he’s got it down.) Goooood boy! (especially with a gallery watching!)

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