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Pointing Breed Hunt Tests

Pointing Breed Hunt Tests

Pointing Breed Hunting tests are non-competitive pass/fail tests which assess each dog independently based attributes such as display of desire, boldness, independence, speed with a useful pattern of running across difficult or confusing scent patterns to pinpoint the location of birds. Other categories judges will score are; bird finding ability, pointing, trainability and in Senior and Master tests – Retrieving and Honoring. The teamwork between dog and handler is essential.

Participating in pointing breed hunt tests is a great way to let dogs experience what they were bred to do and enjoy what comes naturally.

If you would like to get started in Pointing Breed field trials attending a trial in your area or finding your nearest pointing field trial club are good ways to start.

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