Working Gundogs

An Introduction to Training and Handling

Author: Martin Deeley,Cesar Millan

Publisher: Crowood Press

ISBN: 9781847970992

Category: Pets

Page: 192

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Covers various aspects of gundog training from choosing a suitable puppy to beating and picking up on a shoot. This book examines how to choose the right dog, praise and punishment, puppy training and character-building, basic procedures in the early days, and following a scent trail. It is suitable for gundog owners and trainers.

The Art of Raising a Puppy (Revised Edition)

Author: Monks of New Skete

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0316182680

Category: Pets

Page: 352

View: 8261


For more than thirty years the Monks of New Skete have been among America's most trusted authorities on dog training, canine behavior, and the animal/human bond. In their two now-classic bestsellers, How to be Your Dog's Best Friend and The Art of Raising a Puppy, the Monks draw on their experience as long-time breeders of German shepherds and as trainers of dogs of all breeds to provide--brilliantly distilled--the indispensable information and advice that every dog owner needs. This new edition of The Art of Raising a Puppy features new photographs throughout, along with updated chapters on play, crating, adopting dogs from shelters and rescue organizations, raising dogs in an urban environment, and the latest developments in canine health and canine behavioral theory.

The Ultimate Hunting Dog Reference Book

A Comprehensive Guide to More Than 60 Sporting Breeds

Author: Vickie Lamb

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1634504623

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 472

View: 8958


Find and train the perfect hunting dog with this expansive reference book. For centuries, man has hunted with dogs. Today there are dozens of purposefully bred sports dogs to choose from. The Ultimate Hunting Dog Reference Book delves into the various breeds that exist, offering information on their temperaments, skills, and looks. Included in The Ultimate Hunting Dog Reference Book is advice on: Choosing the perfect hunting dog Caring for your dog’s health Training you dog Fun games to play with your dog The best hunting strategies With more than sixty breeds of hunting dogs to choose from, there is bound to be the perfect match for you and your hunting style. Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for hunters and firearms enthusiasts. We publish books about shotguns, rifles, handguns, target shooting, gun collecting, self-defense, archery, ammunition, knives, gunsmithing, gun repair, and wilderness survival. We publish books on deer hunting, big game hunting, small game hunting, wing shooting, turkey hunting, deer stands, duck blinds, bowhunting, wing shooting, hunting dogs, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Complete Training for the Working Spaniel

Author: Graham Gibson

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847979467

Category: Pets

Page: 144

View: 5409


A beautifully illustrated guide to training a working spaniel in the shooting field, from basic obedience to advanced hunting and retrieving, with advice and step-by-step information from esteemed gundog trainer Graham Gibson. Complete Training for the Working Spaniel is suitable for both novice and experienced trainers, and is essential reading for anyone looking to bring out the best from their spaniel in the shooting field. Topics covered include choosing a spaniel; teaching the basics - commands, lead training and the recall; introduction to game; hunting, retrieving and handling; common problems and solutions, from the delivery to chasing game; advanced retrieving and water work and finally competitions and gundog trials. There are 141 beautiful colour photographs to demonstrate the training techniques throughout.

Gun Dogs

Author: Frank Townend Barton

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1473343496

Category: Pets

Page: 408

View: 512


This fantastic and comprehensive handbook on gun dogs contains chapters on everything from breeding and selection to breaking, training, and beyond. Interspersed with photographs and useful information, "Gun Dogs" constitutes a must-have for all owners and breeders of hunting dogs, and it would make for a fantastic addition to collections of related literature. Contents include: "The Gun Dog's Kennel", "The Gun Dog and its Food", "The Selection, Examination and Trail of a Gun Dog prior to Purchase", "Gun-Dog Breeding", "Jobbing or Hiring Dogs", "Breeding and Breaking Gun Dogs for Pleasure and Profit", "The Flat-Coated Retriever", "The Labrador Retriever", "The Golden Retriever", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in a modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on gun dogs.

Shooting for Beginners

An Introduction to the Sport

Author: Graham Downing

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781853105562

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 160

View: 2289


This is a complete guide to sporting shooting, aimed at the novice. It tackles the entire range of sporting shooting activities and covers topics such as the history of shooting, safety, the law and game shooting.