dog breeds The Best Dogs for Hunting  

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List of the best dogs for hunting, as ranked by dog breed experts and hunters alike. As any hunter knows, hunting can be a lonely, solitary adventure. There can’t be much conversation because the sound would scare away birds and other wildlife, so many hunters go off on their own into the woods. Many hunters, instead of bringing a companion hunter along for the ride, take with them a loyal dog as a hunting buddy. Hunting dog breeds have more purposes than just companionship. Often these dogs have just the right features for a fun, fruitful hunt. Some dog breeds have great hearing, so they can tell when there’s something worth hunting around. Other dogs have keen eyesight which can fetch your shot prey for you.
 

For anybody who has asked themselves, “What are the best hunting dog breeds?” this list holds the answer to your question. Dogs like beagles have strong noses and high energy, which is perfect for a hunt. Other canines,like pointer breeds, have amazing stamina for long hunting strips.

This list contains the best dog breeds for any hunting trip,long or short. Whether you are hunting small pheasants or larger prey, a dog can be the greatest hunting buddy a man can find.

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232 100
German Shorthaired Pointer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

2
85 23
Brittany is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

3
54 13
Labrador Retriever is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

4
42 13
German Wirehaired Pointer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

5
36 10
Coonhound is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
Coonhound

6
34 11
Bluetick Coonhound is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

7
30 9
Hungarian Vizsla is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

8
29 9
Chesapeake Bay Retriever is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

9
32 12
Weimaraner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

10
33 13
Beagle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

11
36 16
Pointer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

12
27 9
English Springer Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

13
29 12
Redbone Coonhound is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

14
24 8
Irish Setter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

The Best Dogs for Babies

15
21 6
Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

16
20 6
Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retri... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

17
22 8
English Setter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

18
21 8
Small Munsterlander is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
Small Munsterlander

19
19 7
Flat-Coated Retriever is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

20
33 20
Golden Retriever is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

21
19 8
Boykin Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

The Very Best Dog Breeds, Ranked

22
20 11
Spinone Italiano is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
Spinone Italiano

23
14 6
Gordon Setter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

24
15 7
Red Setter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

25
15 7
Curly Coated Retriever is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

26
20 12
Treeing Walker Coonhound is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

27
13 6
American Water Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

28
16 9
Wire-haired Vizsla is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

The Best Dog Breeds for Families

29
13 7
Llewellyn is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
Llewellyn

30
16 11
Dachshund is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
Mila Miesner added Dachshund

31
13 8
Blackmouth Cur is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

32
16 12
Jack Russell Terrier is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

33
15 11
Fox Terrier is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

34
14 11
Poodle is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

35
14 11
Spanish Water Dog is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

36
11 10
English Cocker Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

37
2 3
Rat Terrier is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Rat Terrier