Goggie ob teh Week: Medieval Deer Hunters

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Goggie ob teh Week: Medieval Deer Hunters
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During the Middle Ages Scottish Deerhounds were used as deer hunting dogs for Scottish tribes.

Goggie ob teh Week: First Spaniel?

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Goggie ob teh Week: First Spaniel?
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Did you know that the English Springer Spaniel is the founder of all the English hunting spaniels breeds?

Goggie ob teh Week: Bird Hunters

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Goggie ob teh Week: Bird Hunters
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"The original purpose of the Gordon Setter was to hunt gamebirds. Their quarry in the United Kingdom may be partridge or grouse, pheasant, ptarmigan, blackgame, snipe or woodcock: whilst overseas bird dogs are worked on quail, willow grouse, sand grouse, guinea fowl, sagehen, francolin."

[Wikipedia]

Goggie ob teh Week: Royal Hunter

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Goggie ob teh Week: Royal Hunter
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The Weimaraner was originally bred for hunting in early 19th century Germany. Early Weimaraners were used by royalty for hunting large game such as boar, bear, and deer.

Goggie ob teh Week: Historical Hunters

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Goggie ob teh Week: Historical Hunters
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"Images of Brittanys were first seen on tapestries and paintings from the 17th century. These images depicted orange and white dogs hunting and retrieving game. The first written and verifiable record of Brittanys comes from a hunting description written by Reverend Davies in 1850."

[Wikipedia]

Goggie ob teh Week: Wolf Hunter

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Goggie ob teh Week: Wolf Hunter
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Did you know that the Irish Wolfhound's name originates from is use as a wolf hunter, and not from its appearance? The breed is a very old and is mentioned in Roman records dating as far back as 391 AD.

Goggie ob teh Week: Tiny Hunter

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Goggie ob teh Week: Tiny Hunter
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Did you know that West Highland Terriers were originally bred for hunting rats, foxes, badgers, otters, and other small critters?