GUS ELLITHORPE, age 3, on the right, pets Autumn the hunting dog, sitting along side Gritta, as Jason Carter of the Yankee Chapter of the North American Versitile Hunting Dog Association looks on outside L.L. Bean’s flagship store in Freeport. NAVHDA is “dedicated to preserving, improving and promoting versatile hunting dogs by sponsoring training and testing programs throughout North America,” according to the group’s website. NAVHDA hosts a youth camp in Brunswick in the spring, but on Saturday were present at the second day of the 24th annual L.L. Bean Hunting Expo.

GUS ELLITHORPE, age 3, on the right, pets Autumn the hunting dog, sitting along side Gritta, as Jason Carter of the Yankee Chapter of the North American Versitile Hunting Dog Association looks on outside L.L. Bean’s flagship store in Freeport. NAVHDA is “dedicated to preserving, improving and promoting versatile hunting dogs by sponsoring training and testing programs throughout North America,” according to the group’s website. NAVHDA hosts a youth camp in Brunswick in the spring, but on Saturday were present at the second day of the 24th annual L.L. Bean Hunting Expo.

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