Best. Gundog Retrieve. Ever.

November 6, 2010 at 7:15 am 4 comments

Today, in celebration of the opening day of the Minnesota gun deer hunting season we bring you this gem via Outdoor Life:

Displaying the kind of obsessive focus and drive that can turn this popular breed into the Pet From Hell – a labrador retriever named Ramsay successfully retrieved his 14-year old owner’s first antlered deer. Across a lake. In January. Read the whole thing here.

Unfortunately it’s illegal to use a dog to track deer (even injured deer) in Minnesota. Dog owners can be fined up to $500 if their dog kills an animal – and a dog can be shot by police or conservation officers if it is caught chasing deer.

Entry filed under: amazing, deer hunting, dog training, dogs, minnesota. Tags: .

Dog training as gaming Dyson dog dryer?

4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Suzanne  |  November 6, 2010 at 10:27 am

    What a great story. Having spent more than a few hours tracking a blood trail myself, I really wish tracking injured deer were legal in my state as well.

  • 2. retrieverman  |  December 2, 2010 at 2:10 pm

    Goldens at Guisachan were used to trail red deer that had been shot.

    One of them, named Mars, did a similar retrieve of a shot stag!

  • 3. retrieverman  |  December 2, 2010 at 2:11 pm

    The deer got stuck in a marshy area.

  • 4. Bobby  |  January 20, 2011 at 3:36 pm

    I don’t think its illegal to use a dog to track deer in Georgia.. I could be wrong..

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