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Gun Dog Training: Pointing Dogs by Kenneth C. Roebuck

Learn how to care for and train all pointing breeds.

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Copyright 1983, 181 pages, hardcover, b/w photos and illustrations

  • Includes the care and training of all pointing breeds
  • Gives your pup the right start with sound basics in the first formative weeks of training and moves on to more advanced lessons -- quartering, staunchness, steadiness to wing and shot, backing another dog
  • Helps you train your dog to a higher standard

  • Table of Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Selecting Your Dog
    1. Choice of Breed
    2. Picking a Puppy
    3. Considering a Trained Dog
    4. Feeding
    5. Humanizing
  • Chapter 2: Choice of Housing
    1. Your Home or a Kennel
    2. House Training
    3. Making or Buying a Dog Run
    4. Building a Doghouse
  • Chapter 3: Equipment
    1. Training-Kit List
    2. The Check Line
    3. The Quail Call-back Pen
    4. Electronic Training Devices
  • Chapter 4: Starting Right
    1. The Psychological Approach
    2. List of Commands
    3. First Points
    4. The Leash and Walking to Heel
    5. The Recall
    6. Introduction to the Gun
    7. Introduction to Water
  • Chapter 5: Initial Training
    1. Observations on Steadiness
    2. When to start
    3. The "Whoa" Command and Stopping to Whistle
    4. Quartering
    5. Retrieving Dummies
    6. Steadiness to Shot
  • Chapter 6: Faults
    1. Fear of the Gun
    2. Hard Mouth
    3. Retrieve Problems and Forced Training
    4. Blinking
    5. Flagging on Point
  • Chapter 7: Use of Birds in Training
    1. Quail and Chukar Partridge
    2. Pigeons
    3. Pheasants
    4. Bird Planting and Release Cages
  • Chapter 8: Advanced Training
    1. Pointing and Staunchness
    2. Steadiness to Wing
    3. Retrieving Birds
    4. Backing Another Dog
    5. The "Sit" and the "Down"
    6. Retrieving from Water
  • Chapter 9: Hunting Your Dog
    1. First Trips Afield
    2. Working Dogs at a Shooting Preserve
  • Index

  • Country of Origin: Made in USA.

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