Moose Hunting Dogs

Although not very popular in comparison with other types of hunting, moose hunting can prove to be the perfect alternative. Before you start embarking on this great adventure there are a couple of things you should be aware of. For example, some people prefer hunting moose using dogs. You can view some examples of good moose hunting dogs below.

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Norwegian Elkhound - This is one of the most ancient breeds in the world with a history of thousands of years. As a matter of fact, a skeleton similar to the present Norwegian Elkhound has been found, dating from 4000 – 5000 BC. The Norwegian Elkhound is a dog with many talents: hunting, tracking, agility, sledding, guarding, watchdogging and herding. Although many people affirm that this dog is reserved with strangers, they will greet family & friends with enthusiasm.Read more about the Norwegian Elkhound here

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Karelian Bear Dog - These dogs followed the first settlers in Finland thousand of years ago. They were crucial for the existence of these settlers because the people survived with what they were hunting, so dogs played a major part in their life. The Karelian’s population drastically reduced in the 1960s but nowadays the numbers have returned to a normal level. This dog is known to be very protective ( as a matter of fact, they will protect you with their life ). Like the other Arctic dogs, the Karelian Bear doesn’t have a doogie odor.Read more about the Karelian Bear Dog here

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Native American Indian Dog - Some people affirm that the original Native American Indian dogs have been extinct and they say that all dogs that are sold under this name are simple recreations. Thanks to the fact that they have webbed feet, these dogs are capable of pulling large and heavy loads and have very good swimming abilities. This breed is very rare with risks of extinction; it was used by the native Americans to pack a backpack filled with family possessions and to pull travois.Read more about the Native American Indian Dog here

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