Posts Tagged ‘Weimaraner’

Dog of the Day: “Sam”

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Sam

Deep Forest Just Weimaraner, call name “Sam,” is Melanie van Balkom’s Weimaraner. “He loves hunting because this is what he is made for,” van Balkom says, “I am blessed with such an amazing boy.”

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: “Alley”

Monday, July 28th, 2014

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“Alley,” affectionately known as Alleygirl, was the best pheasant hunting dog Kerry Pettit ever had. “She never lost a bird,” Kerry says of Alley, who passed away last year at the age of 13. Pictured with Kerry (above) are his sons, Gaige and Zander.

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: “Graycie”

Monday, June 16th, 2014

Graycie

“Graycie” is Chad Seaman’s three-year-old Weimaraner. “This toy will have to do until hunting season,” says Seaman, a Pheasants Forever supporter from Loganton, Pennsylvania.

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: “Remington”

Friday, March 7th, 2014

Remington

“Remington” is Jhonas Nine’s two-year-old Weimaraner. “We hunt northern North Dakota, and continuously train as soon as the cold weather breaks. I’m looking forward to becoming part of the local Pheasants Forever chapter this year!” Nine 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: “Raina”

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Raina

John Davidson’s Weimaraner, “Raina,” loves to point and retrieve roosters.

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: “Belle”

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Belle

“Belle,” Dave Bierer’s Weimaraner, on point.

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, December 16th, 2013

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“Emma” is Pheasants Forever member George Cummins’ 11-year-old Weimaraner. His first dog, Cummins trained Emma and the pair has hunted in South Dakota for nine consecutive years, that state’s pheasant opener being an annual tradition. “This dog has opened a lot of doors for me in the wingshooting world, “Cummins says, “From guiding youth pheasant hunts to meeting some of the nicest people I ever met.”

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.

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: “Duncan”

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Duncan

“Just another day at the office,” Luke Hultquist says of pheasant hunting in Iowa with his six-year-old Weimaraner, “Duncan.”

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: “Moose”

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

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Ryan Bretz and his Weimaraner, “Moose,” hunted up this rooster in South Dakota last pheasant hunting season.

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.