Top 10 Best Shooting Dog Breeds in the USA

Popular as gun dogs, Labradors are energetic, loyal, and cold-resistant, excelling in retrieving ducks and making great family pets.

Labrador Retriever

Also used for hunting, Golden Retrievers are friendly, loyal, and intelligent, making them ideal family companions. 

Golden Retriever

Known for their bird-hunting prowess, Pointers are even-tempered and affectionate, thriving in active households.


Bred for fox hunting, American Foxhounds are loyal and active, needing plenty of exercise and mental stimulation. 

American Foxhound

Excellent at flushing birds, English Springer Spaniels are affectionate and intelligent, making them great family pets.

English Springer Spaniel

Athletic and loyal, Chesapeake Bay Retrievers excel in water retrieval. They are intelligent and devoted but may be wary of strangers. 

Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Known for their scenting ability, Bluetick Coonhounds are affectionate and vocal, needing plenty of exercise.

Bluetick Coonhound

Bred for pointing and hunting, English Setters are lively and affectionate, excelling in bird hunting.

English Setter

Recognized for their beautiful red coat, Irish Setters are gentle and intelligent, needing ample exercise and companionship. 

Irish Setter

With exceptional scenting abilities, Beagles are brave and affectionate, making them ideal companions for families.