Training the Hunting Retriever

Training the Hunting Retriever

by Jerome B. Robinson

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Training the Hunting Retriever by Jerome B. Robinson

Training the Hunting Retriever is a collection of the most successful training techniques used by some of the best professional hunting-retriever trainers in the country.These methods are not only used for competition, but also for hunting, and offer fundamental advice such as how to pick a gun-dog pup; how to use electronic training collars; how best to introduce and drill come, sit, and heel commands; and advanced drills including the cross pattern, double cross pattern, and mixed lining and handling.Here you will learn how to train your dog to turn its head with our gun, so that it will see which bird you are shooting at and mark where the quarry falls. You'll also learn how to steady a retriever without force, how creative fencing can help solve training problems, and how to train retrievers for upland work.Hunters and trainers return to this classic work year after year for its practical advice. It is a complete guide that will teach beginners to train exceptional retrievers and show experienced gun-dog hunters how to maintain them. (6 X 9, 256 pages, b&w photos, diagrams)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781558219366
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/1999
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.96(w) x 8.97(h) x 0.74(d)

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