Sporting Dog Group
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The Sporting Dog Group is made up of mainly Pointers, Setters and Spaniels. Naturally alert, they are used to working closely with people especially hunters. They naturally love the water and are used to rough and ready conditions.
Regular exercise is a pre-requisite for these active dogs, a favorite for hunters and outdoorsmen these dogs are known for their well behaved demeanor and have a remarkable ability for locating game.
They also make excellent pet dogs due to their excellent interaction with people.
The Sporting Dog Group is made up of the following Dogs:
German Shorthaired Pointer
German Wirehaired Pointer
Chesapeake Bay Retriever
Labrador Retriever (Black) | Chocolate Lab
American Water Spaniel
English Cocker Spaniel
English Springer Spaniel
Irish Water Spaniel
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
Welsh Springer Spaniel
Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
In general the Sporting Dog Group are somewhat larger dogs who have the ability to locate and retrieve game once it's been killed. Excellent scenting power and the ability to withstand rough terrain and harsh weather have helped these breeds endure for centuries.