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.

list ordered by

1
250 107
German Shorthaired Pointer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

2
95 27
Brittany is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

3
66 18
Labrador Retriever is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

4
57 16
German Wirehaired Pointer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

5
48 13
Coonhound is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
Coonhound

6
42 10
Hungarian Vizsla is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

7
43 14
Bluetick Coonhound is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

8
37 13
Redbone Coonhound is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

9
40 16
Weimaraner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

10
34 12
English Springer Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

11
35 13
Chesapeake Bay Retriever is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

12
31 10
Irish Setter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

13
41 19
Pointer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

14
38 17
Beagle is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

15
28 10
Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

16
28 11
English Setter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

17
26 10
Small Munsterlander is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting
Small Munsterlander

18
24 9
Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retri... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

19
23 9
Flat-Coated Retriever is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

20
24 10
Boykin Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

21
26 14
Treeing Walker Coonhound is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

22
21 10
Wire-haired Vizsla is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

23
19 9
Red Setter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

24
19 9
Curly Coated Retriever is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting

25
36 25
Golden Retriever is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dogs for Hunting