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10 Small Dog Breeds That Aren't Afraid to Hunt

Heather Barnett is a freelance writer and foodie whose work has been featured in blogs, websites, magazines, and TV and radio ads. She spends her free time relaxing with her soulmate, Keith; her dog, Mosby "The Fly Slayer;" and Felix th...

These dogs are little, but they can hunt with the best of them

If you're a serious hunter, there's no need to call in the big dogs. These 10 little dog breeds aren't all bark — they're super athletic hunters, too.

1. Beagle

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This little pup is such a great hunter he made our list of top 15 hunting dogs overall. While they typically hunt smaller game like rabbits, they're also adept at finding larger targets, too.

More: German Shepherds Have Unique Needs — Consider These 10 Facts Before You Adopt One

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Originally published December 2013. Updated February 2017.

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