training dogs how to hunt

Fred Atwater, top, from Neptune, New Jersey, with several of his experienced hunting basset hounds, from left, Jenny, Coe and Crackers, during the Fun Field Trial in Carlisle, Pennsylvania on May 2, 2010. The Fun Field Trial is where dogs that are traditionally bred for hunting but have not hunted before have the opportunity to run with an experienced hunting dog, sponsored by the Susquehanna and Berkshire Valley Basset Hound Clubs. (Jessica Kourkounis for The New York Times) NYTCREDIT: Jessica Kourkounis for The New York Times