A bird dog tells the truth. If he says a bird is there, then it is. Honesty is part of his code of conduct. His handler can depend on him.
A bird dog is true to his family.
A bird dog is concerned about other people. He does his work willingly for his handler without pay or reward.
A bird dog is a friend. He is affectionate to his family members and to those who are with his family. He respects those who are with his family.
A bird dog is polite to everyone regardless of age or position. He knows good manners are important both in the field and in the house.
A bird dog understands there is strength in being gentle. He treats others as he wants to be treated.
A bird dog follows the rules of his family and his pack. He obeys the rules in the house, the truck, and in the fields.
A bird dog looks for the bright side of things. He cheerfully works on the tasks that come his way. His tail is always wagging and he is always happy to see his master.
A bird dog works to pay his way. He makes good use of his casts and never wastes time or effort when hunting, but always works forward and keeps his nose to the front. He never blinks his birds and he always retrieves to hand.
A bird dog is courageous. He stands his birds with conviction and certainty.
A bird dog keeps his body fit and clean. He helps keep his home and kennel clean.
A bird dog is reverent toward towards nature, and is cognizant of his place in the natural world.