Posts Tagged ‘English Setter’

Dog of the Day: “Lacey”

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

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“Lacey” is Shawn Garvey’s 6-year-old English setter. “She lives to hunt,” Garvey says.

Have your own bird dog photo you’d like to share? Email it to Anthony Hauck, Pheasants Forever’s online editor, at ahauck@pheasantsforever.org.

Dog of the Day: “Patch”

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

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Darrell Dame and his English setter, “Patch,” hunted up this nice rooster in Nebraska.

Have your own bird dog photo you’d like to share? Email it to Anthony Hauck, Pheasants Forever’s Online Editor, at ahauck@pheasantsforever.org.

Dog of the Day: “Emma”

Monday, February 10th, 2014

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After a day of hunting, “Emma,” Deb and Jim Wallenberg’s English setter, jumped into the bed of the truck and curled up for a much-needed nap. “Seemed like she was saying ‘these are mine, I found all of these birds!’” Deb said. Deb, who is also a professional photographer, also showed her talents in capturing Emma, Jim and a flushing rooster all in one frame on a South Dakota pheasant hunt.

Have your own bird dog photo you’d like to share? Email it to Anthony Hauck, Pheasants Forever’s Online Editor, at ahauck@pheasantsforever.org.

Dog of the Day: “Chance”

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

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Paul Beam and his six-year-old English setter, “Chance,” had a great day of pheasant hunting near Esbon, Kansas.

Have your own bird dog photo you’d like to share? Email it to Anthony Hauck, Pheasants Forever’s Online Editor, at ahauck@pheasantsforever.org.

Dog of the Day: “Macey”

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

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Mike Mikolich, treasurer for Pennsylvania’s Somerset County Pheasants Forever chapter, enjoys pheasant hunting with his English setter, “Macey.”

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Hey, Nice “Pocket Rocket”…And Other Bird Dog Breed Nicknames

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

English cocker spaniels like the author's "Sprig" are often called "pocket rockets," pocket describing their size and rocket describing their drive. Photo by Anthony Hauck / Pheasants Forever

English cocker spaniels like the author’s “Sprig” are often called “pocket rockets,” pocket describing their size and rocket describing their drive. Photo by Anthony Hauck / Pheasants Forever

I consider nicknames terms of endearment, so please don’t be offended when I call your:

English cocker spaniel a “Pocket Rocket”

English setter a “Shag”

Labrador retriever a “Meat Dog”

German Wirehair an “Ugly Dog”

Golden Retriever a “Swamp Collie”

Pudelpointer a “Wookie”

Vizsla a “Velcro Dog”

Weimaraner a “Ghost Dog”

What bird dog breed nicknames am I missing?

Anthony’s Antics Afield is written by Anthony Hauck, Pheasants Forever’s Online Editor. Email Anthony at AHauck@pheasantsforever.organd follow him on Twitter @AnthonyHauckPF.

Dog of the Day: “Baron”

Monday, October 7th, 2013

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DeCoverly’s Borland Baron JHA, call name “Baron,” is Don Williams’ talented English setter.

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Dog of the Day: “Saige”

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

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Robert Cebula is a new Pheasants Forever member and now he has a new English setter pup, nine-week-old “Saige.”I’ve learned a lot this past year reading the Pheasants Forever magazine and all the posts on Facebook, I’m very happy I joined and very excited about my new pup,” he says. Cebula adds that “Saige” knows her name and is sitting on command. “That’s a start, right?”

Have your own bird dog photo you’d like to share? Email it to Anthony Hauck, Pheasants Forever’s Online Editor, at ahauck@pheasantsforever.org.

Dog of the Day: “Burr”

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

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Charlie McLravy’s 11-year-old English setter, “Burr,” pointed these pheasants on the prairie near Hettinger, North Dakota last October. “The birds were plentiful,” McLravy said, “The dogs did their job better than the hunters, as usual.” McLravy is one of the founders of Michigan’s Ingham County Pheasants Forever chapter and currently serves on Pheasants Forever’s National Board of Directors.

Have your own bird dog photo you’d like to share? Email it to Anthony Hauck, Pheasants Forever’s Online Editor, at ahauck@pheasantsforever.org.

Dog of the Day: “Buck”

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Buck

Nick Nankivel adopted “Buck,” his now 10-year-old English setter, four years ago. They’ve since had many successful pheasant hunts.

Have your own bird dog photo you’d like to share? Email it to Anthony Hauck, Pheasants Forever’s Online Editor, at ahauck@pheasantsforever.org.