Breeds of bird hunting dogs include German Wirehaired Pointers, Boykin Spaniels and Vizslas. Other breeds include the Deutsch Drathaar, Labrador Retriever and English Cocker and Springer Spaniel.
Dogs specifically bred for bird hunting include but are not limited to: the Brittany breed, Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Italian Spinone, Poodle, and the Pointer. Other reliable and loyal bird hunting breeds of dogs include: the Golden Retriever, Labrador Retriever, Gordon Setter, German Short haired Pointer and the English Setter. All of these dogs, especially the Brittany and Vizsla, maneuver well in the fields and forests. The German Wirehaired Pointer, Deutsch Drahthaar, and the German Short haired Pointer are bred to be the best trackers.