The only thing worse on a hunt than a snake-bit dog would be a face full of #6 shot. This morning Tex attended a “snake avoidance” event. We hope to hunt in Arizona soon and that state is chock full of Rattlesnakes. This training may save Tex’s life someday.
This is a Bullsnake. Looks like a Rattlesnake, acts like a Rattlesnake, smells like a Rattlesnake but his bite is harmless. The perfect surrogate to train a dog to stay away.
Looking for snakes in all the right places.
Hey, what’s that?
Hmm, smells like SPAM. I think I am gonna . . .
STRIKE – YOWEEE!!. The bite was harmless but at the same time Tex was hit with the shock collar.
Damn thee serpent!
Feet, don’t fail me now!
OK, lets go home.
A Gordon Setter gets trained.
Beautiful animal. Now Tex wants NOTHING to do with these critters, and that is a very good thing.
I have a call into Samuel L Jackson for a better title for this post.