Game Dog

Game Dog Author Richard A. Wolters
ISBN-10 PSU:000032466652
Year 1995-01-01
Pages 207
Language en
Publisher E P Dutton
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Now revised, this clear, step-by-step guide shows how to develop any of the popular retriever breeds from a seven-week-old pup into a finished hunting companion. This updated edition includes the use of new training equipment and new findings about a dog's mental development.

Top Dog

Top Dog Author Joseph Middleton
ISBN-10 9780525947882
Year 2004
Pages 179
Language en
Publisher Joseph Middleton
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In a new addition to the Richard A. Wolters series, a master dog trainer shares his innovative, up-to-date techniques of training dogs for hunting, introducing six key tests for selecting the right puppy in a litter, the essentials of obedience training, how to use the electronic collar, tips on the fine art of retrieval, and drills for advanced dogs. 12,500 first printing.

Water Dog

Water Dog Author Richard A. Wolters
ISBN-10 PSU:000032464221
Year 1964
Pages 179
Language en
Publisher Dutton Adult
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Techniques for training a waterfowl retriever are presented in light of recent scientific data concerning the mental development of canines

Tom Dokken s Retriever Training

Tom Dokken s Retriever Training Author Tom Dokken
ISBN-10 9781440224881
Year 2009-06-16
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher F+W Media, Inc.
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Hunting Success Begins Here! In Tom Dokken's Retriever Training, America's leading trainer helps you channel your hunting dog's huge ambition so he works for you, the way you want, and does so happily. After using the time-tested methods in Tom Dokken's Retriever Training, you'll have a reliable retriever that: Obeys commands on- and off-leash Retrieves birds to hand Remains steady to shot Quarters and flushes upland game Finds downed birds Takes hand signals

Sporting Dog and Retriever Training The Wildrose Way

Sporting Dog and Retriever Training   The Wildrose Way Author Mike Stewart
ISBN-10 0789324466
Year 2012-09-11
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Universe Pub
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A guide to training a hunting dog from puppyhood focuses on five key concepts and addresses topics ranging from communicating with the animal to preparing it to encounter any game, terrain, and destination.

Best Way to Train Your Gun Dog

Best Way to Train Your Gun Dog Author Bill Tarrant
ISBN-10 0679507507
Year 1977
Pages 186
Language en
Publisher Crown
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Expert instructions in the training method of Delmar Smith, winner of ten national championships, are supplmented with photographs of the fine points and problem situations

Training Your Retriever

Training Your Retriever Author James Lamb Free
ISBN-10 0399136207
Year 1980
Pages 351
Language en
Publisher Putnam Adult
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Expert advice on choosing, training, and caring for a retriever is supplemented by comprehensive data on retriever trial-championship winners and the official specifications for each breed of retriever

Finished Dog

Finished Dog Author Charles Jurney
ISBN-10 0972849505
Year 2014-08-12
Pages 362
Language en
Publisher Information Age Publishing
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# This book is designed to produce a finished retriever for waterfowl hunting, upland hunting, field trial or hunt testing. # Finished Dog is full of dog training tips and is loaded with diagrams and photos detailing how to develop and train your retriever. # Charles Jurney teaches how to use an e-collar the correct way, but he also understands that this method is not for everyone. He covers both e-collar and non-collar training in this book.

Hunt Close

Hunt Close Author Jerome B. Robinson
ISBN-10 1558212647
Year 1993-01-01
Pages 221
Language en
Publisher Lyons Press
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For those seeking the joys and satisfactions of developing a solid, hard-hunting, close-working bird dog, this manual is a practical classic.

Duck Dogs

Duck Dogs Author Richard A. Wolters
ISBN-10 UVA:X001739997
Year 1990
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher E P Dutton
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Traces the history of retrievers, describes the characteristics of the breed, and explains how to train dogs for shows, field tests, and hunting

Training Retrievers for Marshes and Meadows

Training Retrievers for Marshes and Meadows Author James B. Spencer
ISBN-10 1577790073
Year 1998
Pages 231
Language en
Publisher Alpine Publications
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Spencer, nationally recognized retriever trainer, trial judge and writer, covers all aspects of basic retriever training from the puppy's first lessons to the finished retriever ready for field work or trialing.

Absolutely Positively Gundog Training

Absolutely Positively Gundog Training Author Robert Milner
ISBN-10 1514221837
Year 2015-07-09
Pages 146
Language en
Publisher CreateSpace
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With Absolutely Positively Gundog Training, Milner has taken the latest scientific research into how dogs learn and combined it with his own vast experience and commonsense training methods. The result is an approach that is as effective as it is easy. For the hunter who wants a calm, steady, and obedient retriever, there's no better training method. This book provides everything needed for you to turn out a sporting dog that excels at life. Whether you want your dog to be a gundog, a water dog, a shed dog, an upland dog, a deer tracker or a fishing companion, this book charts the course Every other page exclaims, "That makes perfect sense." Milner debunks a number of groundless myths and counter-productive training practices that proliferate in today's sporting dog culture. A big divide exists today in the gundog sector in America. The opposing views are tradition-based compulsion training versus the science-based positive training model derived from B.F. Skinner's operant conditioning theory. Robert Milner's new book bridges that gap. Milner brings to the table vast experience in both training methods. He has trained over two thousand gundogs with traditional compulsion and has trained several hundred gundogs with a positive training model. He pronounces the positive model a definitive winner. His new book covers all the bases for a beginning gundog trainer. Milner covers the dog's history and domestication as it relates to training. He shows you how the dog perceives the world, how the dog communicates, and how he learns. Big surprises await some readers. Milner cites many examples of recent dog research that upend traditional training theories. This book gives the reader a simple roadmap to success in producing a gundog that is extremely well-mannered, a persistent hunter and very responsive on whistle stops and hand signals. The simplicity of the training model will be a pleasant surprise to many new trainers. Most importantly, Milner's training model is fun for the trainer and the dog.