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The Complete Guide to Bird Dog Training
     

The Complete Guide to Bird Dog Training

by John Falk
 

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This classic, practical book on bird dog training is now updated and expanded with material on the latest field-training equipment and live-game training techniques with released quail and recall pens. A useful chapter on the services and guidance offered by organizations for owners, amateur trainers, and those who wish to participate in field trials and other bird

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This classic, practical book on bird dog training is now updated and expanded with material on the latest field-training equipment and live-game training techniques with released quail and recall pens. A useful chapter on the services and guidance offered by organizations for owners, amateur trainers, and those who wish to participate in field trials and other bird dog competitions is also included. The Complete Guide to Bird Dog Training covers all pointing and flushing breeds, and also offers sensible approaches to buying a dog, bringing up a pup, yard and field training, and equipment. In addition, the helpful appendices list recommended books and periodicals, other literature, breed registries, organizations, and suppliers of equipment and accessories to help bird dog owners with all of their training needs. Complete with dozens of instructional photographs throughout, The Complete Guide to Bird Dog Training is a gem of a book that any serious new or veteran owner or trainer of bird dogs should get their hands on.

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"John Falk's The Complete Guide to Bird Dog Training admirably achieves what it has attempted. It is excellent for the man who would like to train his own pointing or flushing dogs."—Nelson Bryant, The New York Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592288557
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/01/2006
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
264,568
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

Meet the Author

John R. Falk has trained and hunted dogs since the 1940s. For six years he was part owner of Shoshone English Setter Kennels in Garrison, New York. He is also the author of The Practical Hunter's Dog Book. John lives in South Salem, New York.

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