Apologize for taking so long to post a few pictures but these are from a couple of weeks ago. I talked a buddy of mine into loading our pups and taking them running. First priority was to run the dogs, second was to look for some dropped antlers. Instead, the day turned into a great opportunity to watch the pups work birds more than anything else. My buddy has historically been almost exclusively a waterfowler. His previous dog was a great lab but he had since caught the bug to hunt upland as well. I and another friend recommended a versatile breed (the friend suggested a griffon) to avoid having two dogs for two purposes. He eventually brought home a male griffon and is loving his choice. The griffon has turned into a big, bold, and entertaining hunter named Bart. Here he is striking the first find of the day, a single sage grouse.
We walked in for the flush. I'm not as quick on the trigger as Karl so you'll have to excuse my marginal photo quality.
Soon Remy had herself a find, another single male SG.
A little later she struck a pair of chukar but I wasn't quick enough for photos.
Bart had several more finds throughout the afternoon and I think he is maturing perfectly. Here's a point I really liked.
Almost back to the truck, Bart had one last find and I got a picture of dog and hunter that I thought was pretty interesting.
Remy had 9 finds that she held point on over the course of 2 hours. She let me flush 6 of them but rushed 3. Not bad, and I was pretty happy with her progress. Now if I could just keep her from getting injured. Seems like every time I turn around she's limping.