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A nose for the job

When I returned recently from a successful day’s flight on the duck with my older dog, I thought I’d give Cooper, my six-month-old lab, the chance to see what he’d make of the scent of wildfowl, and an idea what my Friday evening fusses were all about.

He spotted my van when I arrived back in the yard and commenced his usual jumping for joy routine. I hung a few of the duck before preparing them for that evening’s dinner

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