Author: Jerome B Robinson
Format: Softcover, 256 pages, B&W Photos & Diagrams
Dimensions: (in inches): 6 x 9
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.
The methods in this hunting dog training book
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.
In this hunting dog training book
, 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 hunting dog training book
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.
Training the Hunting Retriever is a classic book, featuring the most successful training techniques used by some of the best professional hunting-retriever trainers in the country. This hunting dog training book
explains how to pick a gundog pup; how to use electronic training collars; how best to introduce and drill come, sit, and heel commands; and advanced drills such as cross pattern, double cross pattern, and mixed lining and handling. This complete guide shows beginners how to train exceptional retrievers, and experienced gundog hunters how to maintain them.Table of Contents:
Chapter 1 – The Hunting Retriever Movement
Chapter 2 – How To Pick a Gun-dog Pup
Chapter 3 – The Importance of Knowing What’s Right
Chapter 4 – Keys to Successful Dog Training
Chapter 5 – How to Use Electronic Training Collars
Chapter 6 – Starting Right With Retrievers
When to start retrieving
Introduction to Water
Chapter 7 – Introduction to Gunfire
Chapter 8 – Discipline as a Way of Life
Chapter 9 – The Importance of Fun Dummies
Chapter 10 – Basic Training
The Come Whistle
The Sit Command
The Sit Whistle
Teaching to Heel
Heeling on Line
The No Command