SUSSEX IN THE WOODS Though Don Krueger has professionally raised, trained and hunted most all breeds of gun dogs for shotgunning ruffed grouse and woodcock near his home in central Wisconsin, his favorite breed is the Sussex spaniel.
Yes, many Sussex spaniels will 'sound' by sometimes barking, yipping and yowling when on the hot trail of a moving gamebird like pheasants or a furred game animal such as rabbits," the colonel said, adding with a smile that "this giving voice habit" was like having a natural built-in beeper locator and better than a bell for keeping track of Jack in thick vegetation.
But the dogs I have the most fun with are my Sussex spaniels.
An owner-operator of her Sundowner Kennels in Gilroy, California, Davern has had Sussex spaniels for 20 years, during which she has searched for the best hunters in the breed in the United States and Europe.
Angela Monaghan loves to hunt with her Sussex spaniels around her home in central Montana.