Game Dog

Game Dog

The Hunter's Retriever for Upland Birds and Waterfowl : A Concise New Training Method

Book - 1995
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The most efficient dog training book for retrievers hunting upland birds and waterfowl--from the author of Water Dog .

This time-proven guide by legendary trainer Richard A. Wolters offers a step-by-step method for completely training your dog, resulting in a skilled hunting retriever by the time your pet is one year old.

In Game Dog , you'll discover:

* How to choose a pup--what to look for, where to find the best
* The five critical periods of a dog's mental development
* Which retrievers are easier to train--males or females
* How to get two dogs to work together
* Why feeding time is more than food
* How to teach your dog to track, quarter, and swim after game
* How to get your dog to betray his instincts and obey your commands
* Which tasks your dog must master to qualify as a hunter
* And much more...

Fully illustrated, Game Dog is an invaluable book for every hunter training a retriever and every pet owner who wants a better trained dog.

"Wolters has produced a solid book that will be of great help to anyone training his retriever to work. He is an acknowledged master in the field and an excellent instructor."-- Dog Fancy
Publisher: New York : Dutton Book, c1995
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780525939429
0525939423
Characteristics: 207 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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