Top Dog

Top Dog

Training the Retriever for Waterfowl and Upland Hunting

Book - 2004
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A perfect new addition to the popular Richard A. Wolters series, trusted by hundreds of thousands of dog lovers for the past forty yearsMaster dog trainer Richard Wolters was renowned for his innovative techniques, customized to achieve superior results for a variety of pet owners. Now his protégé, Joseph Middleton, combines the lessons from the top-selling books in Wolters’s series—Water Dog, Gun Dog, and Game Dog—with the latest methods. The result is a comprehensive, up-to-date guide for amateur trainers. Featuring time-tested wisdom for raising well-behaved canines, Top Dogincludes: - Six tests for selecting the correct puppy in the litter - All the basics of obedience that work on any age dog - The humane way to train with the electronic collar - Refined aspects of retrieval, including difficult, multiple-blind retrieves - Drills for an advanced hunting retriever and field trailer Whether raising a hunting dog or a family pet, readers will at last be able to realize the dream of owning a true “top dog,” a retriever that they’ll be proud of in the duck blind or at home with the kids. Sure to set the standard for years to come, Top Dogtakes the dog-training category to a new level.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Dutton, 2004.
ISBN: 9780525947882
0525947884
Branch Call Number: 636.70888 M628t
Characteristics: vi, 179 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Call Number: 636.70888 M628t

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