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  • Published: 1 January 1995
  • ISBN: 9780525939429
  • Imprint: Dutton
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $47.99
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Game Dog

Second Revised Edition



The most efficient system to train retrievers for hunting upland birds and waterfowl—from the author of Water Dog.

This time-proven guide by legendary trainer Richard A. Wolters offers a step-by-step method for completely training your dog, resulting in a skilled hunting retriever by the time your pet is one year old. 

In Game Dog, you’ll discover:

• How to choose a pup—what to look for, where to find the best• The five critical periods of a dog's mental development• Which retrievers are easier to train—males or females• How to get two dogs to work together• Why feeding time is more than food• How to teach your dog to track, quarter, and swim after game• How to get your dog to betray his instincts and obey your commands• Which tasks your dog must master to qualify as a hunter• And much more...

Fully illustrated, Game Dog is an invaluable book for every hunter training a retriever and every pet owner who wants a better trained dog.

“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

  • Published: 1 January 1995
  • ISBN: 9780525939429
  • Imprint: Dutton
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $47.99
Categories:

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Praise for Game Dog

Praise for Richard A. Wolters “The most popular method ever. Because it works and it's easy!”—Field & Stream on Family DogGun Dog is one of the most valuable, probably THE most valuable, training tools the average amateur could have.”—Sports AfieldWater 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

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