When I had field dogs I never looked at them as just meat gathering tools to be let out only to be used in that manner for that purpose. I feel sorry for dogs that are kept apart from the humans from whom they want affection and closeness. I feel sorry for the people who do it because of what they are missing out on in their lives. This is also just my opinion.I’ve always kept my dog indoors since I feel that you and the dog get a better understanding of each other’s personality.
With that being said I think there’s nothing wrong with keeping a dog outside in a kennel if it’s clean and has shelter for inclement weather. This isn’t what I consider mistreatment or abuse. No water, lack of feeding and neglect are!
This is just my opinion and of course everyone has one.
I have a soon to be 12 yr. old and he is so active and loves to hunt , they are such a great breed.Hey,
So when I was growing up most bird dogs stayed outside, were fed table scraps and cheap dog food. They certainly weren’t spoiled. So here's what happens in my house now. This is my soon to be 13 year old Brit. She’s an incredible bird dog, I’ll hunt her half days this year and it’ll probably be her last big hunting year.
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