Posts Tagged ‘golden retriever’

Dog of the Day: “Reed”

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

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Drew Murphy has been working on retrieving drills with his new golden retriever pup, “Reed.”

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Dog of the Day: “Red Baron”

Monday, May 19th, 2014

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“Red Baron” is Andrew Barthel’s golden retriever/red setter mix, whom Barthel describes as an “upland hunting beast.”

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Dog of the Day: “Rio”

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

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“Rio” is Brett Miller’s five-month-old golden retriever, a bird dog in training. “Luckily, she loves the taste of pheasants and being in the water. She is looking forward to going to South Dakota this fall to chase some birds with her friend Brandi, an energetic Brittany,” Miller says.

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Dog of the Day: “Micah”

Friday, April 4th, 2014

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“Micah” is Jason Cenek’s golden retriever. The two-year-old loves swimming, walking, retrieving and, of course, pheasant hunting.

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.

Dogs of the Day: “Ice” and “Skye”

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

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John Marconnit traveled from Michigan to South Dakota for a November 2013 pheasant hunt. His Golden retrievers, 10-year-old “Ice” and five-year-old “Skye” found the birds and a good place to sleep. “I came to our motel room and found “Skye asleep on my Pheasants Forever hat,” Marconnit said.

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Dog of the Day: “Ella”

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

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Tom Pioske’s nearly three-year-old Golden retriever, “Ella,” retrieved these roosters while pheasant hunting in South Dakota.

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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: “Simon”

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

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Simon-Marley is six-years-old and entering his sixth season of pheasant hunting with his owner Richard Sanders of Prescott, Wisconsin. Since his first retrieve as a six-month-old puppy in North Dakota, Sanders says he and his friends have taken more than 4,000 birds over “Simon” in wild and hunting preserve conditions. “He’s a big baby,” Sanders says of his 90 lb. yet trim golden retriever, “He just tortures the landscape, is hard-charging, indefatigable. But around the house and the fireplace, he’s just a big red baby boy, just a big sap who loves attention!  Just a sweetheart!   I love him to death!”  Simon is the first golden Sanders has ever owned.  “My knees went out from under me in about 2007 and I had just lost two fabulous big old Labs, so I opted for ‘The Old Man’s Dog,’ a Golden Retriever. I am here to say, Simon gives up nothing to the biggest, hardest charging Lab I have ever had.”

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Dog of the Day: “Mia”

Monday, August 26th, 2013

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“Mia” is Marty and Chris Kleven’s three-year-year old field bred Golden Retriever. Mia knows when she is close to our favorite pheasant hunting grounds, and unlike most flushing goldens, Mia likes to stop and point, giving her hunting partners time to get set.

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Dog of the Day: “Bailey”

Monday, July 1st, 2013

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“Bailey was a 13-year old Golden Retriever I raised and trained on my own,  my first hunting dog,” says Wisconsinite Bart Engelking.“She hunted in South Dakota for nine years and in Wisconsin through last fall. She was an amazing dog.” Bailey passed away this month following a battle with cancer.

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