The Complete Guide to Bird Dog Training

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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,...

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Overview

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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Editorial Reviews

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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

"This book is a nice addition to any dog owner's library and very helpful to the new bird dog owner or a person contemplating the purchase of a bird dog. It is a down-to-earth book that is easy to understand, even by a novice."—Robert H. McKowen, AKC Gazette

". . . helps the reader in selecting the breed best suited to his kind of hunting and gives valuable advice on buying, as well as detailed step-by-step training procedures."—Paul Wahl, Popular Science

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592288557
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 8/1/2006
  • Edition description: Revised Edition
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 707,047
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (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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