Which dog breed is best suited for a hunting dog? Complete guide!

Which dog breed is best suited for a hunting dog? Complete guide!

If you are interested in getting a hunting dog, there are several different hunting dogs to choose from. There are hunting dogs for several different areas and it is therefore necessary to choose the hunting dog that suits the type of hunting that you will be doing. But even knowing this, it can still be a challenge to find the right hunting dog for your particular needs. 

Most popular hunting dog?

The Labrador Retriever is one of the most popular dog breeds for hunting. It is versatile, easy to learn and a very popular hunting dog. In addition, it is also suitable as a family dog outside of hunting, which can be a big advantage for many hunters. Retrievers are generally popular hunting dogs, but also Jämthund, drever, dachshund, greyhound, duster and beagle are popular dog breeds for hunting.

Different hunting dogs? 

All different dog breeds for hunting are divided into different areas depending on the type of hunting it was bred for. In total, there are the following divisions:

  • Moose dogs (posting dogs)
  • Pot dogs
  • Barking bird dogs
  • Standing bird dogs
  • Swiss dogs (search dogs)
  • Fetching bird dogs
  • Short-legged driving dogs
  • Card driver
  • Offensive bird dogs
  • Duster
  • Driving wild boar dogs

Extra tips for a better hunt - regardless of dog breed 

Regardless of which hunting dog you buy, there are several ways to make the hunt better. Something that most hunters with hunting dogs use is a hunting dog tracker. It facilitates the hunt and increases cooperation between hunting dog and hunter - while also increasing the safety of the hunting dog. MiniFinder has ten years of experience with GPS technology in the form of trackers for various needs, including dog trackers. 

Do you want to know more about MiniFinder's hunting dog tracker and solution for hunting dogs? Read more here or contact us directly and we will tell you more.

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