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Bird dog trainer working on designated driver

A designated dog takes the wheel after a hunt training workout. (Dan Hoke / Dunfur Kennel)
A designated dog takes the wheel after a hunt training workout. (Dan Hoke / Dunfur Kennel)

HUNTING -- How much should we expect out of our bird dogs in return for food, shelter and good times in the field?

Seems like the least they could do is take their turn at the wheel rather than loaf in the back seat on the drive home.

If Google can drive your car, maybe a German shorthair pointer can, too, says bird dog trainer Dan Hoke of Dunfur Kennel.




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Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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