Folks sure do love puppies. After all, what’s not to love? From being super cuddly to hilariously playful and rambunctious, puppies are about the most universally loved thing on the planet, something enjoyed by pretty much anyone with a soul. That includes outdoorsmen, who see a pup as a future hunting partner, one that will be flushing pheasants or diving for ducks while being a faithful and loyal companion for many years.
That much is evident over at our reader gallery, Snapshots, which features plenty of photos from you, the reader, of hunting dogs of all shapes, sizes and ages—including pups. Here are a few of our favorite puppy photos from our readers.
- <h2>Calling All Pups</h2><i>Gun Dog</i> reader Colt Wells sent in this photo of his 3-year-old son, Ryder, playing with a litter of 6-week-old yellow Labs. Wells writes, "He has seen me train our dog and he loves making duck sounds with the call. He is getting the puppies started young just like he was started young! He loves being outdoors hunting and fishing, but now he loves his eight new best friends more than anything!"