Labrador Retrievers excel as gun dogs, known for loyalty and energy. Ideal for duck hunting due to cold resistance and swimming skills. Great family companions too.
Golden Retrievers: Versatile gun dogs, great with kids. Loyal, trainable, need mental/physical activity. Ideal family pets.
Beagle: Top scent hound, hunts small game. Great with kids, loving, and loyal companions.
Energetic American foxhound: skilled scent hound bred for fox and deer hunting, loving companion needing ample daily exercise.
English Springer Spaniel: Top bird dog, excels in flushing pheasants, adept retriever like Lab/Golden, suits smaller spaces; great family pet too.
Pointer: Energetic bird dog, excels in hunting with loyalty. Heat-tolerant, ideal for warm climates. Great companion.
Chesapeake Bay retriever: skilled, loyal gun dog with oily coat for water. Intelligent but cautious with strangers.
Energetic Bluetick Coonhound: adept scent hound, chases diverse prey, excels in active homes, not for apartments.
English setter: skilled gun dog for hunting, pointing, retrieving. Two types: field (hunting) and conformation (show/pet). Good companions too.
Irish Setter: Elegant red coat, tough worker, affectionate companion. Needs ample exercise.