English Springer Spaniel

A Comprehensive Guide to Owning and Caring for Your Dog

Author: Haja Van Wessem

Publisher: i5 Publishing

ISBN: 1593788916

Category: Pets

Page: 158

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A loving family pet, a handsome show dog, a well-rounded sporting companion, the English Springer Spaniel enjoys a reputation of being one of the most widely appreciated dogs in the world. Affectionate, biddable, and good-natured, the Springer makes a fine choice for an active and attentive owner willing to put in the time training, grooming, and socializing this exceptional dog. Haja van Wessem, an international spaniel expert, has written an impeccable survey of the English Springer Spaniel, offering an excellent chapter on the breed’s history in England, the Continent, and America, illustrated with over three dozen photographs of important dogs, and a chapter on the breed’s characteristics, depicting the Springer’s physical attributes and personality. New owners will welcome the well-prepared chapter on finding a reputable breeder and selecting a healthy, sound puppy. Chapters on puppy-proofing the home and yard, purchasing the right supplies for the puppy as well as house-training, feeding, and grooming are illustrated with photographs of handsome adults and puppies. In all, there are over 135 full-color photographs in this useful and reliable volume. The author’s advice on obedience training will help the reader better mold and train into the most well-mannered dog in the neighborhood. The extensive and lavishly illustrated chapter on healthcare provides up-to-date detailed information on selecting a qualified veterinarian, vaccinations, preventing and dealing with parasites, infectious diseases, and more. Sidebars throughout the text offer helpful hints, covering topics as diverse as historical dogs, breeders, or kennels, toxic plants, first aid, crate training, carsickness, fussy eaters, and parasite control. Fully indexed.
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Gundog Training for the Duck and Goose Hunter (Standard Edition)

Author: Eric Begbie

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1409216101

Category:

Page: 100

View: 5119

Eric Begbie has been an ardent waterfowler for over 40 years and has trained retrievers for most of that period. His Gundog Training Broadsheets (also published by Lulu as "Gundog Training Made Easy") received worldwide acclaim.This new book updates the lessons from the Broadsheets, specially adapted for the duck and goose hunter, and combines them with a wealth of additional material, some highly evocative wildfowling tales and an excellent selection of photographs. A fabulous book for everyone who wants to train a retriever or other breed for use when duck and goose hunting.
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Gun-Dog Training Spaniels and Retrievers

Author: Kenneth C. Roebuck

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 0811744574

Category: Hunting dogs

Page: 193

View: 4033

This is the first gun dog book devoted exclusively to the flushing breeds and also covers training retrievers for upland game work. Roebuck gives step-by-step instructions on how your own dog can help improve the hunt.
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Welsh Springer Spaniel

Author: Haja Van Wessem

Publisher: i5 Publishing

ISBN: 1621870227

Category: Pets

Page: 155

View: 7435

Regal in his red and white splendor, the Welsh Springer Spaniel is not only one of the oldest but also one of the most well-rounded sporting breeds of all. Prized as a gundog of instinctive ability in the field, the Welshie is a striking presence in the show ring and a favorite in pet homes the world over. Intelligence, trainability, merriness and loyalty are but a few of the traits that have won him a multitude of fans. This Special Limited Edition, written by Haja van Wessem, a gundog enthusiast from Holland, presents the breed’s history in its homeland and traces the breed’s development in the United States and around the world. Also discussed are the breed’s characteristics and description, including the breed standard. New owners will welcome the complete chapter on finding a breeder and puppy selection as well as the chapter on general maintenance, with topics including feeding, grooming and exercise of the Welshie throughout his life. The subjects of house-training and obedience are explained in step-by-step detail. All chapters are accompanied by color photographs and sidebars with useful information for the new owner. An excellent chapter on preventive healthcare, written by veterinarian Dr. Lowell Ackerman, completes this package, making this volume indispensable for all owners and admirers of the Welsh Springer Spaniel.
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Training the versatile gun dog

a complete guide to training versatile gun dogs for hunting in North America

Author: Jerome J. Knap,Alyson Knap

Publisher: C. Scribner's Sons

ISBN: N.A

Category: Pets

Page: 185

View: 8653

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RGS

The Ruffed Grouse Society Magazine

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fowling

Page: N.A

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Dog Owners Guide to Labrador Retrievers

Author: Marjorie Satterthwaite,Marc Henrie

Publisher: Tetra Pr

ISBN: 9783923880683

Category: Nature

Page: 115

View: 3601

Gives the history of Labradors and explains about caring for, training, breeding, and showing them
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Farmers' Gazette

With which is Incorporated the Irish Farming World and the Irish Farmer

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Agriculture

Page: N.A

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Author: Library of Congress

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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Gundogs

a training guide for Australia and New Zealand

Author: John Monk

Publisher: Raupo

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 108

View: 7425

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Book collecting

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World List of Books in English

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Publisher: N.A

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