It's a real sport in which all the powers of a bird dog are brought into play.
I've given him every chance and I find he's hopeless as a bird dog.
It's detrimental to allow a bird dog to roam and go self-hunting.
If you confess the importance of race and pedigree in a race horse and a bird dog how dare you deny it in a man?
A bird dog belonging to a man in Mulvane disappeared last week.
Now the doctor or bird dog, can find quails of reason in but one field that would lead him to the cause.
You never can tell what kind of a bird dog a setter will make till you've tried him out.
He had reached a spot where for a few weeks every winter the bird dog is undisputed king.
Never, declared Tom, could a dog smell birds so far; never did bird dog have a nose that told him so exactly where they were.
In all this preparatory excitement Major Darcy was, as his wife put it, "busy as a bird dog."