Gun Dog: Revolutionary Rapid Training Method

Gun Dog: Revolutionary Rapid Training Method

by Richard A. Wolters, Joan Sydlow
     
 

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Gun Dog is:
  • The first book written for the man with limited time and facilities who wants a gun dog fast and who wants to train it himself.
  • The first book written in this field with scientific information on the mental development of a dog. From this study by one of the nation's outstanding animal behavior laboratories, Wolters has changed the

Overview

Gun Dog is:

  • The first book written for the man with limited time and facilities who wants a gun dog fast and who wants to train it himself.
  • The first book written in this field with scientific information on the mental development of a dog. From this study by one of the nation's outstanding animal behavior laboratories, Wolters has changed the procedures in training a gun dog.
  • The first book for the upland bird hunter that teaches the hunting commands with the use of training tools, making training easier for you and your dog.
  • The first book to show the complete training procedures step by step in picture sequences. It will show you not only what to expect of your dog, but what your dog expects of you. You will be able to see how to do it.

Gun Dog is a revolutionary rapid training method.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
Praise for Richard A. Wolters and his books:

"Gun Dog is one of the most valuable, probably THE most valuable, training tools the average amateur could have."
-Sports Afield

"Water Dog is a classic - definitely the place to start with your new retriever."  
-David G. Meisner, Editor and Publisher, Gun Dog magazine

"Anyone who wants to try turning his dog into a well-mannered retriever will do well with Water Dog."
-The New York Times

"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 on Game Dog

"The most popular method ever. Because it works and it's easy!"
-Field & Stream on Family Dog

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780525120056
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
05/28/1961
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
0.10(w) x 0.10(h) x 0.10(d)

Meet the Author

RICHARD A. WOLTERS was a leader in applying the scientific discoveries of animal behaviorists to dog training. His books on training - Game Dog, Water Dog, Gun Dog, Family Dog, and Home Dog - are recognized as classics in their fields. His historical book, The Labrador Retriever: The History...The People, was chosen as Best Dog Book of the Year by the Dog Writers Association of America. In 1984 the DWAA honored Mr. Wolters as both Writer of the Year for Game Dog and Columnist of the Year for his popular column "Gun Dog" in Gun Dog magazine. Well-known for his lectures and seminars on retriever training, Mr. Wolters also was a president of the Westchester, New York, Retriever Club, as well as a vice president and director of the North American Hunting Retriever Association, which he was influential in founding.

A veritable Renaissance man, Mr. Wolters worked as an atomic scientist, fine-arts teacher, photographer, and as picture editor at Sports Illustrated. His sporting interests included hunting, angling, bobsledding, ballooning, and soaring in sailplanes, in which he held the highest rating.

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