His approach was heralded by a scent which would have roused any sporting dog to frenzy.
What was the use of being a sporting dog, if he could not now and then indulge his hunting proclivities?
The next moment Platon Mikhalitch himself entered the room, accompanied by a sporting dog named Yarb.
Indeed, even animal food too freely given is said to have a prejudicial effect upon the nose of a sporting dog.
M. Degland mentions one which lived in perfect harmony with a sporting dog, and even went so far as to share its food.
Deuce had scented sundry partridges, which he had pointed with entire deference to the good form of a sporting dog's conventions.