Pointing dogs : how to train, nurture, and appreciate your bird dog (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Pointing dogs : how to train, nurture, and appreciate your bird dog

Author: Steven J Mulak
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Derrydale Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This departs from traditional training guides by treating dogs as individuals with different temperaments who need to be trained according to the specific needs of their owners. This book covers not only field-training fundamentals but also the ten lessons our dogs try to teach us: How to personalize the training to fit the needs of both hunter and dog; how bloodlines, training, and experience combine to form the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven J Mulak
ISBN: 1586671308 9781586671303
OCLC Number: 858845794
Description: 167 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The top ten lessons we learn from bird dogs --
The components of greatness --
The pointing addiction --
Teaching old dogs new tricks --
The other ten months --
Care and maintenance of the athletic hunting dog --
That's why they call it hunting --
Life cycles and the complete bird dog --
Blue ribbons and red tape --
Pointing breeds and breeding.
Responsibility: Steven Mulak.

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This departs from traditional training guides by treating dogs as individuals with different temperaments who need to be trained according to the specific needs of their owners. This book covers not only field-training fundamentals but also the ten lessons our dogs try to teach us: How to personalize the training to fit the needs of both hunter and dog; how bloodlines, training, and experience combine to form the complete bird dog; insights into a dog's scenting abilities; proper care of a bird dog; and how to live with your dog during the other ten months of the year.

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