53 min

From Spaniels to Retrievers Hunting Dog Confidential

    • Society & Culture

Continuing where we left off on hunting spaniels, we pick up the discussion of spaniel origins and what made them different from other hunting dogs at the time. Soon, a new type of hunting required a dog that could wait patiently at the master's side before being sent to track down and retrieve the quarry. To find this kind of patience and obedience, hunters looked toward working dogs; specifically, they found what they needed aboard merchant and fishing boats traveling between Europe and North America.

Continuing where we left off on hunting spaniels, we pick up the discussion of spaniel origins and what made them different from other hunting dogs at the time. Soon, a new type of hunting required a dog that could wait patiently at the master's side before being sent to track down and retrieve the quarry. To find this kind of patience and obedience, hunters looked toward working dogs; specifically, they found what they needed aboard merchant and fishing boats traveling between Europe and North America.

53 min

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