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 Cocker Spaniel – Bird Hunting Dogs Series

Feisty flushers and natural retrievers, the field bred English Cocker Spaniel is a great choice for upland hunters. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles...

Labrador Retriever – Bird Hunting Dogs Series

As the sporting dog with perhaps the most diverse talents, the Labrador retrievers’ popularity is well deserved. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles focuses...

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon – Bird Hunting Dogs Series

The Wirehaired Pointing Griffon: solid and versatile gun dog on the inside, endearing buddy on the outside. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles focuses on the...

English Setters – Bird Hunting Dogs Series

English setters define a tradition of elegance and field performance. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles focuses on the hunting characteristics that set one...

Pudelpointers – Bird Hunting Dogs Series

Pudelpointers: Authentic versatility in a little known breed. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles focuses on the hunting characteristics that set one breed...

German Wirehaired Pointer – A Bird Hunting Dogs Series

Built tough for land and water, the German Wirehaired Pointer defines versatility. This series of Project Upland hunting dog breed profiles focuses on the hunting characteristics...

English Pointer – A Bird Hunting Dogs Series

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 – A Bird Hunting Dogs Series

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 – A Bird Hunting Dogs Series

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...