Squirrel Hunting Dogs Page
Thank you for visiting this page, or maybe I should say Dean's
He is the one who started out hunting and raising the squirrel dogs. He has been breeding this line of squirrel dogs for the past 20 + years, and they are bred to hunt. We have mostly Mountain Curs now.
Dean does not train the dogs by dragging a hide through the
woods and take the dogs to smell the scent.
When the dogs are old enough Dean takes them to the woods, by themselves or with a trained older dog. They use to go with him while he was riding a horse. While riding a horse Dean would jump a squirrel out for the dogs, it trains them to watch for the squirrel and learns them how to track it and tree. After a few times of going to the woods they learn to hunt and tree squirrels, they will practically train themselves with a little help from you.
We now let our dogs go with us on our walks in the woods. They're training starts out as puppies and we let them just be puppies while learning them to be handled, ride, and load. They learn to go with us and to be loaded to go back home.
These dogs are very smart, loyal, affectionate, and they make a great companions. They readily adapt to living outside, but they also make good house pets. As a puppy they bond to you, and they are easy to train.
Most of our pictures you can click your mouse pointer on and see a larger picture
These two were our Australian Sheppard's Angel and Maxine. We no longer have them but they surprised us by being great squirrel dogs. They went with Dean when he rode horses and learned to tree squirrel with him. We lost them both several months apart and we still miss them to this day.
This is Zip
She is a dog we are going to be hunting this season. We are really proud of her
we have more pictures and a video coming of her
This is Rosie
Rosie is a 3 year old registered Mountain Fiest
We are just now getting her started
This is Ringo
Ringo is a finished squirrel dog. He is a 5 year old Original Mountain Cur
This is GG
She is a finished squirrel dog. GG is a 5 year old Original Mountain Cur
Ringo and GG
Tigh is a 4 year old Original Mountain Cur. He is a started dog and he is a half brother
to Ringo and GG.
We would like to Thank Randy Smith for breeding this line of dogs.
This is a pup out of Ringo and Cookie. He treed his first squirrel in the wild at
4 months old, We can't hardly wait to get to hunt him next year.
New pictures coming soon
Squirrel Hunting Videos
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