Catch Dogs

 

Picture of a Bandog

Picture of a Bandog

Catch Dogs

A Catch Dog is a dog used for hunting which has been specially trained by it's owner to chase and then keep the quarry stationary awaiting the arrival of the owner/hunter - to catch and hold.

 

Definition of Catch Dogs
Definition of Catch Dogs: Hunting Dogs, such as Catch dogs, have been bred specifically to enhance their skills in helping man to hunt. Their name derives from the word 'catch' which is used to convey the activity of the dog when it succeeds in catching or seizing its quarry, especially after a chase. Catch dogs are often used to complement the hunting skills of Bay dogs. The barking of the Bay Dogs signals the hunters to release the "catch dogs" that are used to catch and hold the animal.

Bay Dogs
Hunting Dogs
Hunting Dogs & their Quarry

Scent Hounds
Sighthounds
Hound Dogs

Description of Catch Dogs
Many Catch dogs have been cross bred to achieve the requirements of this hunting dogs and are tough, weighty and have strong teeth as in pit bull type dogs. Pit bull type dogs were all created with similar crossbreeding between bulldogs and terriers. Typical catch dogs include the following breeds:

Click the following links for facts and information about Hunting Dogs and Hunting Dogs and their quarry.

 

Dog photograph

 

Catch Dogs Quarry
There are different types of quarry as detailed in the following list:
 

Catch Dog Quarry

Boar
Bear
Stag
Elk / Moose
Wild Pigs
Hogs
Deer
Wolf
Badger
Coon
Squirrel

Catch Dog Quarry

 

Catch Dogs
Catch dogs are popular in America and the different types were descended from European dogs brought over by immigrants. These cross breeds of dogs were then mixed with the native dogs with the intention of producing the qualities of hunting dogs combining features and characteristics of power and endurance.

 

Catch Dogs

  • Facts and Info about a Catch Dog
  • Definition of a Catch Dog
  • Catch Dog - List of Breeds
  • Catch Dog Quarry
  • Catch Dog Information
 

Catch Dogs

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