Author: James B. Spencer
Format: Softcover, 288 pages, Illustrated
Dimensions: (in inches): 9.75 x 6.50 "I wish I had (this book) when I started training birddogs back in the 1940s. It would have kept me from making so many of the mistakes that all beginners make. What's more ... this book is easy and enjoyable to read."
-Herb Holmes - Gunsmoke Kennels
Point! Training the All-Seasons Birddog is a hunting dog training book
for all serious birddog enthusiasts who like to hunt with their dogs. Jim Spencer tells you what to expect from the various pointing breeds based on their structure and temperament, and takes you through early training all the way to competitive and noncompetitive events for you and your birddog. You'll learn how to teach your birddog the hunting fundamentals: staunching on point, stopping to flush, steadying and honoring, and how to get a reliable retrieve. And Spencer's motto is "Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy"-his training methods are clearly explained to get you out in the field as soon as possible, where you and your birddog belong. About the Author :
James B. Spencer has an illustrious association with sporting dogs and professional writing. An award-winning writer, he is on the staff of Gun Dog Magazine
, and is the author of Retriever Training Drills for Marking and Retriever Training Tests.