Gun Dog Breeds

Gun Dog Breeds : A Guide to Spaniels, Retrievers and Pointing Dogs

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This book covers the history, physical characteristics, temperaments and field capabilties of more than 30 canine breeds used to hunt game birds. Both beginning and seasoned hunters should find all the information needed to choose the right dog for any hunting situation. "Gun Dog Breeds" covers breeds both popular and little known. It emphasizes the pragmatic without ignoring the whimsical. From pointers to Labrador retrievers, "Gun Dog Breeds" offers a comprehensive look at the wide variety of hunting dogs.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 159.5 x 227.1 x 17.5mm | 340.2g
  • ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
  • The Lyons Press
  • Guilford, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 1585746185
  • 9781585746187

Review quote

"Delightful to read. Gun Dog Breeds will help every beginning dog handler - and experts in the business will find a great deal worthy of squint-eyed appreciation." - Frank Woolner, author of Grouse and Grouse Huntingshow more

About Charles Fergus

Charles Fergus is the author of The Wingless Crow, A Rough-Shooting Dog, and Shadow Catcher (a novel). His works have appeared in Science, Harrowsmith, Backpacker, Country Journal, Audubon, and elsewhere. Fergus lives with his wife and son in rural Pennsylvania, where he regularly hunts birds with Jenny, his English Springer spaniel.show more

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