Gundog Training for the Home and Field

Gundog Training for the Home and Field
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The main objective of this fascinating book is to 'train the trainer' to ensure that he, or she, produces a socially acceptable dog that all members of the family, including the children, can enjoy, both as a well-mannered, confident companion and as a competent working gundog.
Topics covered include: The principles of how a dog learns and how behaviour can be modified through positive, kin...d methods The instructor-pupil relationship and the teaching process How to make the correct choice of dog at the outset Formal training, hunting, steadiness, retrieving and delivery, directional work, scent lines, negotiating obstacles, assessing progress, the hunting environment, health and welfare and much more Domestic management and behavioural problems as well as preventative and remedial training


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