NancyAnsfield Author

Nancy Anisfield is a full-time outdoor writer and photographer. Passionate about bird hunting and bird dogs, she captures images for hunting dog breeders and for wingshooting publications, venues and product manufacturers. Nancy is the creative entity behind the Ugly Dog Hunting Company, a contributing editor for Versatile Hunting Dog and a field photographer for the Ruffed Grouse Society. Nancy also serves on the Board of Directors for Pheasants Forever / Quail Forever.

English Pointer – Hunting Dog Breed Profile

Many consider the English pointer to be the quintessential upland pointing dog. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles focuses on the hunting characteristics...

American Brittany – Hunting Dog Breed Profile

The evolution of the American Brittany or “Pocket Pointer”. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles focuses on the hunting characteristics that set...

German Shorthaired Pointer – Hunting Dog Breed Profile

A look at the versatile hunting dog the German Shorthaired Pointer This is the first in a series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles (The German shorthaired pointer)....

Beavers- An Unforeseen Gun Dog Threat

With their razor sharp teeth and heavy front claws, Beavers can become a serious threat. About this time last year – late March – one of our German wirehairs chased a young...

To Steady or Not To Steady

Is steady training worth the time and investment with a gun dog? Dog One on point. Dog Two hurtles in around a thick tangle of juniper and slams the back, honoring his bracemate....