You live in Wisconsin you might want to look into an American Water Spaniel? I know from experience that they don't shed ( not like labs and chessies) they are hypo allergenic so they won't bother people with dog allergies. They will hunt everything and they don't take up much room. As for cost, check around, you might check the American Water Spaniel rescue sites. I know you have some local breeders and there are also breeders in Minnesota. This is really a neat breed and an American breed too. Good luck.
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