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Sporting Dog Training
Dog training refers to any teaching or exercising activity involving the classification of dogs commonly referred to as sporting dogs in which the primary purpose is to enhance the field performance of the dogs.
hunters and pheasants Game Breeding & Hunting Preserve Areas
A hunting preserve area is a state licensed, but privately owned, hunting club which offers hunting to either the public or privately to members only.

Wingshooting Clinics
Clinics for youths and ladies that teach participants firearm safety and wingshooting fundamentals. Hunters clinics are designed to enhance the wingshooting skills of hunters.

Field Trials
Competition involving the classification of dogs, commonly referred to as sporting dogs, in which the primary purpose is to evaluate the field performance of the dogs.

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