Hunting Dogs

ROBERT K. ABBETT 1926 – 2015

Inspired by the bucolic New England countryside, and using his knowledge of photography plus the skills he developed as an illustrator, Abbett developed his “impressionistic realism” style of painting and created the dog, wingshooting and angling images that would endear him to a generation of outdoorsmen.

Training with Live Birds

No birds means no bird dog, so using live birds is a critical part of any training plan. Used properly, pen-raised birds and pigeons…