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  1. Mixed Beagles: Beagle/Boxer

    This is my beagle-boxer in the above photo, and he still has a stellar scent when tracking small animals. All I have to do is issue verbal commands, and he'll immediately snap into alert status when looking for small animals to chase. He still has the beagle instinct to hone in on a scent and pursue any small creature relentlessly until capturing it. There is debate over whether or not mixed-bred beagles can make effective hunters, but I'll go out on a limb and say yes. However, it depends...
  2. Dog Profile: The Whippet

    In my last article about great hunting dogs other than beagles, I highlighted some stellar breeds that will aid you on the hunt. But I think the whippet deserves special attention because of its sporting abilities and small size. These dogs are descended from greyhounds and are known as the poor man's racehorse. The name whippet literally means whip it, because of its fast speed. If you're looking for speed and agility, this is a dog to consider. They are primarily sight-hounds, dogs that...
  3. Train Dogs for the Hunt

    Hunting dogs, especially beagles, are born and bred to track the scents of rabbits, but discipline must be instilled in them for successful hunts. This is actually an easy process, since dogs like beagles will pick up the rest when you train them for the hunt. You must not only train your dogs to successfully track rabbits without their presence, but for them not to harm the rabbit once it is captured. This will be essential as you are training them. The best time to train your dog are as...
  4. Greek Rabbit Stew

    My Mediterranean blood compelled me to share this recipe. After going out on the rabbit hunt, you may have thought of all kinds of creative ways to incorporate rabbit in your stew, but there is a way to add some flavor and sweetness toyour hunt. Many cultures throughout history have used rabbit in their meals. It is considered a delicacy in Europe, and gypsies use rabbit in their recipes throughout the centuries. You may have had rabbit stew, but how about it in the Greek tradition? This...
  5. RabbitDogs.net Decal Contest!

    We're having a giveaway on RabbitDogs and I want you to join! Up for grabs are the new RabbitDogs.net decals, and as most everyone has said, they look great! Entry is quick and easy, just post to the thread! On December 8th we will shut it down and post the winners with the video of the drawing on the 9th. Please be sure to get entered before it's to late! [URL]http://www.rabbitdogs.net/f3/rabbitdogs-net-decal-contest-21901/[/URL]
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