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Old 10-03-2013, 12:56 PM
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i am looking to get into squirrel hunting with dogs but have no idea where to start. i am looking for a breed that will stay treed but will follow a squirrel if it jumps trees. i have been told curs or feist are the way to go whats your opinion.
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Old 10-03-2013, 06:01 PM
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Curs and Feists are both great. Jagdterriers are a personal favorite of mine, they're great little squirrel hunting dogs.
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Old 10-08-2013, 12:58 PM
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Curs, and Fiest are the way to go. Like Jagd's my DD does a fair job as well. But I wouldn't mind a nice BMC in the future.

Good hunting!
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Old 10-19-2013, 04:05 PM
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Patterdales are real good too!
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Old 01-04-2014, 09:59 AM
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I do a god bit of squirrel hunting and i own a fiest squirrel dog he treed his first squirrel at nine months old he is ten months old right now and he treed 5 in less than 3 hours. My dog learns quick and came from apparently a good bloodline. A fiest makes a great companion they are hyper and very social my dog also hunts good with other dogs. When i say social that means he's not very aggressive he is a dog i wouldnt sneak up on but he will come straight up to u and hop on your leg to be petted. I would also recommend getting a gip instead of a male even though mine is a male. Ive noticed that gips usually hunt better. I did say usually.
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