Daily Fluff: Puppies participate in stuffed duck hunt

Dogs Against Duck Shoots say these events are more humane and just as fun.

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Published Jun 19, 2013   Updated Jun 1, 2021, 1:11 pm CDT

Duck hunting, once a proud aspect of dog culture immortalized in the 1984 Nintendo classic Duck Hunt, has come under fire in recent years by certain factions in the canine community. A growing number of dogs say the practice is barbaric and have organized groups to advocate for the rights of water fowl.

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One such group, Dogs Against Duck Shoots (DADS) organized a “stuffed duck hunt” today, which they say is both more humane and just as much fun and exercise as a traditional duck hunt.

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“It’s basically a big scavenger hunt,” said Selma Hawkins, a spokesperson for DADS. “The dogs run through the woods, they find the stuffed duck plushies and bring them back. It’s a lot of fun, without all the dog-on-duck violence.”

Via sophie_the_silky.


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*First Published: Jun 19, 2013, 9:11 am CDT