Story: Game birds

Hunting with dogs

This 1953 National Film Unit production, Outdoor dogs, shows dogs assisting hunters – first while hunting a pheasant, and then a duck. In both cases the dog helps flush the bird and then, after it is shot, retrieves it either from land or water.

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Reference: Outdoor dogs. National Film Unit, 1953.

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Neil Deans, 'Game birds - Hunting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 December 2023)

Story by Neil Deans, published 24 Nov 2008, reviewed & revised 29 Apr 2015