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A Very Gritty Versatile (DD)

Or shall I say Catchy?  This dog would be DQ’d in a hog bay, might be way too gritty for its own good.. This breed and breed club is all of 30 yrs old in the USA and less that … Continue reading

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Germany- Boar Baying (Sau Jager) SJ Test

The Boar are from 80-200 lbs, similar to US Hog bays…   Weimaraner-Not the Americanized William Wegman kind…   Nice Munsterlander working below…   Below:  It all came together nicely-DD bays perfectly, boar enters clearing & harvested, Dog lives to … Continue reading

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Hardness Personified

A wild encounter- brush pile. Drahthaar locates a coon scent, trails, locates and closes. Coon is dispatched within 30 seconds. Starts at 1 mimute. Close at 1:20. Every drahthaar that is bred is expected to do just this. No barking, … Continue reading

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Airedale vs German Versatiles-Video

All this demonstrates is the obvious.  These are video samples available on Youtube. Watching the Airedale search could be worse than watching paint dry. Some airedale owners say their dogs can hunt all day.  Well, that is obvious, as they … Continue reading

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Airedales Well Suited As Trapline Dogs

This work requires a steady dog, and not too brave as an engagement will damage the valuable fur, with decent nose, to locate trapped game animals that have run off from a trap set. Airedales are said to be perfect … Continue reading

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100 Years Later Hunting Line Airedales-Still Failing

Here are 4 of them, A Pack- with 2 not fully grown, and they still cannot and will not close hard on a coon. Lots of  non committal biting and re-gripping under pressure from the coon fighting back. Obviously, not … Continue reading

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Airedale Runs From Coyote

I hear tell very little training involved. All natural for the breed.  About 9 minutes into the video if you fast forward. Real terriers dont run from vermin as coyote decoy dogs, they close, fight and kill or die trying. … Continue reading

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