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Gun Dog

Hi just starting out in shooting just wondering what is the best gundog to start of with

Woolly123
Saturday, June 13th, 2020

Any advice appreciated

Woolly123
Saturday, June 13th, 2020

What type of country are you planning on hunting and what quarry?

Ballyandy
Sunday, June 14th, 2020

pheasant and woodcock and snipe along big ditches and a 600acre wood and a bog

Woolly123
Sunday, June 14th, 2020

Springer all the way so

Ballyandy
Sunday, June 14th, 2020

thank you for the advice some people are saying to get a trained dog rather than a pup

Woolly123
Monday, June 15th, 2020

If you had time to train a pup you could do well but not every pup will work as they should,buying a trained dog would be the safest option but your talking €1500 upwards for anything decent.

Ballyandy
Monday, June 15th, 2020

ye I have loads of time so thinking of a pup

Woolly123
Monday, June 15th, 2020

springer , stay off donedeal most dogs are not what they say they are , if a mate nows of a litter all the better , I just belive that all good dog men don't have to advertise , good luck with what ever you choose

kevin g
Thursday, June 18th, 2020


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