Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Bear Dogs?

I visited a friend the other day, and he happened to have a fresh bearskin hanging. He kindly gave me a piece and a foot so I could see what my dogs would think about it. Here are the 45 day old pups on their first bear


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  1. Mine urinates on bear scats.

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  2. Does their behavior with the bear hide give you any early indication of who may or may not have the spirit in the field to be a good hunter? Have you done this before with other animal hides and puppies?

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    1. Some wariness, awareness of the danger, curiosity, and then some biting/barking are usually all I'm looking for.
      This is something I do with my litters just to gauge interest, and yes, possible hunting potential. I usually use a boar skin.

      Even more than looking for potential though, it also helps me weed out the pups that I think would do better in pet homes.

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