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.


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