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What You Should Know About Tour Gun Dog

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT YOURGUN DOG Gun dogs, also known as Bird dogs, is a term that outlines a group of canine breeds developed and used for hunting. Their role is to assist hunters, find, point and retrieve game, which could be not only birds – partridges and pheasants, but also rabbits and hares. There are 85,909 gun dogs of different breeds registered in the United Kingdom in 2014 Some of the most popular gun dog breeds in the UK: #1. LABRADOR RETRIEVER (34,715 registered in the UK) Breed Characteristics: Adaptability: *** Trainability: *** Health & Grooming: *** Friendliness: ***** Exercise Needs: **** #2. COCKER SPANIEL (22,366 registered in the UK) Breed Characteristics: Adaptability: *** Trainability: *** Health & Grooming: *** Friendliness: **** Exercise Needs: *** #3. ENGLISH SPRINGER SPANIEL (10,616 registered in the UK) Breed Characteristics: Adaptability: *** Trainability: *** Health & Grooming: *** Friendliness: **** Exercise Needs: **** Other popular gun dog breeds in the UK: 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000 7000 Golden Retriever Hungarian Vizsla German Shorthaired Pointer Weimaraner Flat Coated Retriever Irish Setter As great working dogs, gun dogs are also popular for their intelligence, obedience and trainability. This is the reason why many people today use them mostly as family pets. They are lovely companionship and do well with children. But gun dogs have special reguirements - they need their mind and body to be kept busy every day. Otherwise a gun doq could easily become over-excited and prone to chew your personal belongings and'houschald items. TIPS on PROPER CARE FOR A FAMILY GUN DOG: #1. SOcialise your much as dog põssible - let him/her explore new places, meet other dogs and people # 2. always feed a gun dog with high nutritious food, containing 40-45 % meat, 25-30% veggies and 25- 30% starch # 3. provide enough chew toys: #4. teach fetch; # 5. let the dog follow his natural hunting instincts - use flying toys or a dog boomerang: #6. find open spaces with water - gun dogs love to swim and a walk on the beach or the river side could be the perfect training: #7. involve your canine in your daily agenda - let him observe your work in the backyard for example. Resources: http://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/128962/quarterly_breed_stats_gundogs.pdf https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gun_dog http://www.fantasticpeicare.co.uk/blog/tag/gun-dogs/ Provided By: Fantastic Pet Carë Part of Fantastic Services

What You Should Know About Tour Gun Dog

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Gun dogs are some of the most popular canine breeds . People often use them not only as working dogs for hunting, but also as family pets. But they have some special requirements because of their extr...

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