STARTED Versatile Hunting Dogs (VHD) Examples

Hiddre going home with new owner Cal Lucas.

A started versatile hunting dog : is a pup that is less than 16 monts of age; has taken and passed the NAVHDA Natural Abillity Test or can perform and pass the field, water and tracking portions of that test, meaning that the pup enters the water willingly, points birds reliably holding point for 5 seconds or more, and perform a live track on running game; a pup reliably responds well to the commands’ kennel’, ‘place’,’ no’, and recalls reliably to its name or to a whistle; around the home exhibits a cooperative demeanor to enter the home -car and exit the home-car in a safe controlled manner ; is house trained ; reliably pursues, and exhibits good manners behind game.

Next started dog to be announced.

Hiddre

This is her third one this year, all natural ability, just put her down where you think you hit the deer, she is all business find them in a couple of minutes. ~ Cal Lucas
Hidra, woodcock pointing machine, first hunt raised 10 birds in two hours, if I shot better we would have had limit in 10 minutes.
Cal is quite pleased with Fall Brook Runs Hiddre’s retrieves, he says: ‘She has retrieved every bird without fail from extremely heavy cover’
Small 6pt 175 lbs shot at 100yds with 308 broadside ran 150 yards in heavy cover. Hidra tracked and found deer in less than 5 minutes

Georthe

Fall Brook Run’s Georthe went to his new home  at 7 months of age.

Hummel