Top 12 Fantastic Hunting Dogs

Labrador Retriever:

Labradors are known for being smart, adaptable, and having a strong sense of smell. They are also good at recovering game from both land and water.

German Shorthaired Pointer:

This breed is known for its great stamina, speed, and ability to point, which makes them great bird dogs.


Beagles are small but powerful scent hounds with a great nose. They are often used to find rabbits and other small animals.

English Springer Spaniel:

The Springer Spaniel is a famous flushing dog that knows how to get birds out of thick cover for the hunter.

Golden Retriever:

Golden Retrievers are like Labradors in that they are good at retrieving waterfowl and are also trustworthy friends in the field.


This breed is very good at finding and retrieving, especially when it comes to bigger animals like deer and wild boar.


Vizslas are known for being loyal and quick. They are also good at picking out game and bringing it back, which makes them great all-around hunting dogs.


Bloodhounds are great for finding hurt game over long distances because they are very good at tracking.

Brittany Spaniel:

The Brittany Spaniel is a small, adaptable hunting dog that is good at pointing at birds and getting them back.

Chesapeake Bay Retriever:

This breed is good for catching waterfowl because its coat doesn't get wet easily and it can swim well.

Irish Setter:

The Irish Setter is a beautiful and smart bird dog that is known for its ability to smell and point.

American Foxhound:

The American Foxhound is the best scent hound when it comes to tracking and chasing game, especially foxes and other small mammals.