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Bird Dog

In auto sales, a salesperson or other party who refers a potential customer to another salesperson in exchange for a portion of the commission.

bird dog

Someone who regularly furnishes sales leads to another, but does not actually handle any of the selling. Successful real estate agents usually have many bird dogs.

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Aside from operating on their own LCS Bird Dog Trainer/Beeper/Locator units, they'll also operate with Tri-Tronics or Dogtra launcher electronics.
This wasn't my first emergency with a bird dog, and surely won't be the last.
THE DETAILS Feeding bird dogs isn't quite like feeding house dogs or other canines with different purposes.
Without the pheasant program, many young people would be at their television, cellphone or computer, and many veterans would give up their bird dogs and quit hunting.
The New Complete Pointing Dog with Harold Adams A clear, concise, step-by-step approach helps you train a pointing dog you'll be proud of Harold Adams of Doc's Dog Kennel and Hunt Club draws on 40 years experience in training a variety of bird dogs to point, honor and retrieve.
All hunts are fully guided by professional hunting guides with trained bird dogs.
Byrne began crossbreeding bird dogs more than 50 years ago with one goal in mind: creating the perfect fall turkey dog that would run ahead of the hunter, find and flush turkeys and bark upon flushing the flock.
95) by humorist Alan Liere, who has an uncanny knack for seeing the lighter side of outdoor experiences, both good and bad, but in his case, mostly bad - broken fishing rods, bird dogs that eat what they retrieve and leaky waders.
Since most of our bird dogs also pull double-duty as family pets, they need to not only follow directions in the field but in the living room.
We're not surprised when an old sportsman can't hear well, but when our bird dogs start to lose their exceptional hearing, it's at first almost unbelievable -- and very tough to accept.
The New Complete Pointing Dog with Harold Adams A clear, concise, step-by-step approach helps you train a pointing dog you'll be proud of, Harold Adams of Doc's Dog Kennel and Hunt Club draws on 40 years experience in training a variety of bird dogs to point, honor and retrieve.
CHOOSING A PATH While it's no surprise that Young's early life solidified a love of bird dogs and bird hunting, it was a natural talent that would lead him to turn that affinity into a career.