Gun Dog: Revolutionary Rapid T
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Gun Dog: Revolutionary Rapid T

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The guide to training the perfect hunting partner for the man who wants a gun dog fast and wants to train it himself--from the author of Game Dog. This time-proven guide by legendary trainer Richard A. Wolters offers a step-by-step method for completely training your dog. It is the first book for the upland bird hunter that teaches the hunting commands with the use of training tools, making training easier for you and your dog. Written with scientific information on the mental development of a dog, Gun Dog shows the complete training procedures step by step in picture sequences. It will show you how to achieve every hunter's ideal: an animal that will double as a disciplined hunting dog and beloved family pet. "Gun Dog is one of the most valuable, probably THE most valuable, training tools the average amateur could have."--Sports Afieldshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 165.1 x 233.68 x 22.86mm | 476.27g
  • Penguin Books Australia
  • Dutton and Dial
  • Hawthorn, Australia
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0525245499
  • 9780525245490
  • 474,243

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Praise for Richard A. Wolters "The most popular method ever. Because it works and it's easy!"--Field & Stream on Family Dog "Gun Dog is one of the most valuable, probably THE most valuable, training tools the average amateur could have."--Sports Afield "Water Dog is a classic--definitely the place to start with your new retriever."--David G. Meisner, Editor and Publisher, Gun Dog magazine "Anyone who wants to try turning his dog into a well-mannered retriever will do well with Water Dog."--The New York Times "Wolters has produced a solid book that will be of great help to anyone training his retriever to work. He is an acknowledged master in the field and an excellent instructor."--Dog Fancy on Game Dog Praise for Richard A. Wolters "The most popular method ever. Because it works and it's easy!"--Field & Stream on Family Dog "Gun Dog is one of the most valuable, probably THE most valuable, training tools the average amateur could have."--Sports Afield "Water Dog is a classic--definitely the place to start with your new retriever."--David G. Meisner, Editor and Publisher, Gun Dog magazine "Anyone who wants to try turning his dog into a well-mannered retriever will do well with Water Dog."--The New York Times "Wolters has produced a solid book that will be of great help to anyone training his retriever to work. He is an acknowledged master in the field and an excellent instructor."--Dog Fancy on Game Dog Praise for Richard A. Wolters and his books: -Gun Dog is one of the most valuable, probably THE most valuable, training tools the average amateur could have.--Sports Afield -Water Dog is a classic - definitely the place to start with your new retriever.- -David G. Meisner, Editor and Publisher, Gun Dog magazine -Anyone who wants to try turning his dog into a well-mannered retriever will do well with Water Dog.--The New York Times -Wolters has produced a solid book that will be of great help to anyone training his retriever to work. He is an acknowledged master in the field and an excellent instructor.--Dog Fancy on Game Dog -The most popular method ever. Because it works and it's easy!--Field & Stream on Family Dog Praise for Richard A. Wolters and his books: "Gun Dog is one of the most valuable, probably THE most valuable, training tools the average amateur could have."-Sports Afield "Water Dog is a classic - definitely the place to start with your new retriever." -David G. Meisner, Editor and Publisher, Gun Dog magazine "Anyone who wants to try turning his dog into a well-mannered retriever will do well with Water Dog."-The New York Times "Wolters has produced a solid book that will be of great help to anyone training his retriever to work. He is an acknowledged master in the field and an excellent instructor."-Dog Fancy on Game Dog "The most popular method ever. Because it works and it's easy!"-Field & Stream on Family Dog Praise for Richard A. Wolters and his books: ""Gun Dog"is one of the most valuable, probably THE most valuable, training tools the average amateur could have."-"Sports Afield" ""Water Dog"is a classic - definitely the place to start with your new retriever."-David G. Meisner, Editor and Publisher, "Gun Dog"magazine "Anyone who wants to try turning his dog into a well-mannered retriever will do well with"Water Dog.""-"The New York Times ""Wolters has produced a solid book that will be of great help to anyone training his retriever to work. He is an acknowledged master in the field and an excellent instructor."-"Dog Fancy"on"Game Dog ""The most popular method ever. Because it works and it's easy!"-"Field & Stream"on"Family Dog""show more

About Richard A. Wolters

RICHARD A. WOLTERS was a leader in applying the scientific discoveries of animal behaviorists to dog training. His books on training--Game Dog, Water Dog, Gun Dog, Family Dog, and Home Dog--are recognized as classics in their fields. His historical book, The Labrador Retriever: The History...The People, was chosen as Best Dog Book of the Year by the Dog Writers Association of America. In 1984 the DWAA honored Mr. Wolters as both Writer of the Year for Game Dog and Columnist of the Year for his popular column "Gun Dog" in Gun Dog magazine. Well-known for his lectures and seminars on retriever training, Mr. Wolters also was a president of the Westchester, New York, Retriever Club, as well as a vice president and director of the North American Hunting Retriever Association, which he was influential in founding. A veritable Renaissance man, Mr. Wolters worked as an atomic scientist, fine-arts teacher, photographer, and as picture editor at Sports Illustrated. His sporting interests included hunting, angling, bobsledding, ballooning, and soaring in sailplanes, in which he held the highest rating.show more

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1 4% (5)
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