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The author's German wirehaired pointer, Remington, retrieves a chukar during the search portion of the NAVHDA Natural Ability test Saturday in Leonard, N.D. Photo by Fetch Photography.

Open season: Pooches, points and pictures aplenty

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Last weekend, a local group of trainers and hunters got together to test their dogs in Leonard, N.D.

The Red River Valley chapter of the North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association (NAVHDA) hosted a spring Natural Ability test, geared toward dogs 16 months and younger.


I was fortunate to run my German wirehaired pointer, Remington, at the trials, and am happy to report that he far and away exceeded my expectations.

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