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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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Brittany is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
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German Shorthaired Pointer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
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Labrador Retriever is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
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German Wirehaired Pointer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
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Coonhound is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
Coonhound
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Hungarian Vizsla is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
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Bluetick Coonhound is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
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Redbone Coonhound is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
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Weimaraner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
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Chesapeake Bay Retriever is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
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Pointer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
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Beagle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
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Irish Setter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
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English Setter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
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English Springer Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
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Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retri... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
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Boykin Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
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Small Munsterlander is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
Small Munsterlander
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Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
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Flat-Coated Retriever is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
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Red Setter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
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Wire-haired Vizsla is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
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Gordon Setter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
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Treeing Walker Coonhound is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
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Curly Coated Retriever is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting