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.
|Publisher:||Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||1.00(w) x 1.00(h) x 1.00(d)|
About 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.