The German Shorthaired Pointer: A Hunter's Guide

The German Shorthaired Pointer: A Hunter's Guide

by David Mark Gowdey
     
 
The German Shorthaired Pointer: a Hunter's Guide is a book written about the most popular pointing breed in the world by a hunter. It discusses the history of the breed to modern times, selection and care of puppies, and tactics for reading and hunting a pointing dog.

The book also lays out a minimal force training system for training pointing dogs that owners

Overview

The German Shorthaired Pointer: a Hunter's Guide is a book written about the most popular pointing breed in the world by a hunter. It discusses the history of the breed to modern times, selection and care of puppies, and tactics for reading and hunting a pointing dog.

The book also lays out a minimal force training system for training pointing dogs that owners of other pointing breeds will also find useful. This system is designed to help the amateur trainer produce a quality hunting dog and family companion without resort to expensive training equiptment and harsh methods.

Editorial Reviews

Gray's Sporting Journal
You'll find much of value in [this book].... The letter and spirit of his methods will suit both hunter and dog for good work afield and solid companionship at home. --(Christopher Camuto)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780982233009
Publisher:
Wide Sky Press
Publication date:
12/09/2008
Pages:
248
Sales rank:
230,079
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

What People are saying about this

Nancy Anisfield
Let's give Dave Gowdey a huge round of applause...Drawing on more than 40 years' experience with German Shorthairs as family companions and hunting dogs Gowdey writes with clarity and insight. ...--(Nancy Anisfield, Upland Almanac )
Nancy Schneider
[Those] seeking down to earth advice ... about the selection, care and training of a German Shorthaired Pointer could do much worse than to seek it from Mr. Gowdey's book. ...Kudos! --(Nancy Schneider, North American Deutsch Kurzhaar Club E-zine)

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