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Hunters vs. "landowners" in Virginia

If your hunting dog wanders onto private property, can you go there to retrieve her? That would seem to be the simplest solution, but some Virginia landowners disagree.  Just what they want hunters to do is unclear.  Maybe to stop hunting.  Of course landownership cannot be absolute, all landlords have obligations to the community, and letting owners retrieve their dogs seems to be one of them.