The North American model of conservation is a bragging point of hunters here in the States. Although, we could learn a little from our fellow hunters in Germany. When hunters step into the woods over there, the one rule that cant be overlooked is, you must have a trained dog to help recover a wounded animal. It doesnt matter if its a rabbit or a roe deer, woodcock or wild boar. You have to make every effort to recover that resource!! Thats conservation!
Ben Jones returns to the show, giving us a look in the rear view mirror along with a brighter look out the windshield. 2020 was tough on conservation, but lessons learned and forward thinking help RGS to keep their eye on the prize. As we know HABITAT in the prize. With that as the focus, the iconic king of the woods will be eluding us for future generations.
All kids want a dog, and just like that, Janis Putelis became a houndsmen. Well there's a bit more to the story. Janis and Mingus are in the process of becoming a team. Let's just say that the Meateater crew is going to the dogs!!
Shannon Smith started her life with dogs many years ago. She's a women who found nothing could stop her. She also likes a challenge. Taking her hunting/trial champion Labrador into the Michigan woods, and learning what it would take to turn a great duck dog into a solid blood tracker, helping hundreds of deer hunters.
Jay Crafter started with the British Army, his service didn't end in the Middle East. He took his trade and his love of dogs and turned the tide of poaching in Africa. His company is Invictus K9 helps the conservation efforts all across the continent of Africa.