Hunting the Dogo Argentino in New Zealand
  • ClayClay
    Posts: 30
    Hi there Nihon Ken friends and fellow wild boar hunters. 2013 in NZ has been a long summer with little rain. This has meant that last years wild pig off spring has survived well over the year and the population is good providing us the hunters with lots of meat to sustain our families, dogs and friends. I hunt with two pure Dogo and one cross bread greyhound X English bull terrier .
    I would like to share some of the hunts I have had so far this year with a few photos. Enjoy and safe hunting with your beloved dogs.
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    High in the hills searching for wild boar.
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    The dog await the command to go while sitting in the Land Cruiser.
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    Treed by a wild boar. (note my 44 mag lying on the ground in the RH corner)
    Me carrying the meat out just after the kill.
    Almost home after a long carry up the hill.
    Bruno get his breath after fighting this large boar in the rain forest.
    Photo taken with cell phone of a boar carried out of the bush in the rain.
    Post edited by Clay at 2013-05-17 06:09:46
  • CrispyCrispy
    Posts: 1905
    These are the kinds of pictures that look like there are awesome stories behind them.

    Hope you and your "pack" continue to stay healthy and happy! I really like your Dogos. They either look so alert and focused or so contented with -life-.
    Akiyama no Roushya || 秋山の狼室 ||
  • kimputaikimputai
    Posts: 245
    Nice dogs.!
  • TheWalrusTheWalrus
    Posts: 1624
    Looks like some great country you've got down there. I don't envy you the carry out of the mountain bit.
  • CaliaCalia
    Posts: 3977
    Very cool shots, love the one of you getting treed.
  • shishiinushishiinu
    Posts: 2337
    Great hunt Clay! Your dogos are definitely putting the hurt on those NZ hogs.
    Gen, Ami, Kaylynn, Trinity, Yusuke......Riki, Hana, Sammi, Taro, and the newest addition Koyuki.
  • mdokicmdokic
    Posts: 1020
    Wow this is so cool! I love Argentinian Dogos!! Beautiful dog :)
    Michelle, with Kai girls Kona and Kimber
  • BradA1878BradA1878
    Posts: 12224
    Awesome photos! Thanks for sharing...
  • Thanks for posting these. I love seeing the story.

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