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RETRIEVER PUPPY TRAINING, The Right Start for Hunting
Retriever Puppy Training presents a program of basic training that will turn young retrievers into efficient and enthusiastic hunting companions. A step-by-step teaching schedule provides the continuity so important to fostering a puppy’s confidence. A favorite with people starting out with their first retriever or those who want to raise a hunting companion from puppyhood, the program is equally effective with young dogs starting beyond that age. Experienced handlers and those planning to trial or hunt test their dogs will also find it helpful.
This dog training book covers puppy selection, puppy personality types, basic housedog manners, and a progressive retriever training program that includes water retrieves, blinds, and marks. When your pup has completed this program, he will be ready to hunt. You will have worked out of all the excuses that retrievers try to use, and you will have a well-mannered companion. Completely revised in 2010.
TRAIN YOUR YOUNG RETRIEVER TO BE AN ENTHUSIASTIC HUNTER
• How to work with your retriever puppy’s unique personality
• Correlate dog training to your pup’s mental and physical development
• Train your dog with lessons that are thorough and effective
• Teach obedience and house manners simultaneously with fieldwork
Paperback, 6 x 9, 134 pages, b & w photos, $19.95 • Order Direct for $14.95
AUTHORS CHERYLON LOVELAND AND CLARICE RUTHERFORD
Cherylon Loveland trains both hunting and field trial dogs at her Colorado training kennel, Hunt-Field, including dogs that were finalists at National Championship stakes, Derby dogs, dogs that have earned FC/AFC titles, Hunt Test qualifiers, and Master Hunters.
Clarice Rutherford was a Labrador Retriever breeder and trainer for sixteen years. She is the author/coauthor of four books, including the popular best seller, How to Raise a Puppy You Can Live With. For more information on the author go to www.crutherford.com.
• Selecting a Puppy
• Personality Traits
• Your 7-16 Week Puppy
• Your Four Month Old Puppy
• Your Six Month Old Puppy
• Hold and Fetch
• Force to the Pile
• Introduction to the Collar
• Force to the Pile with the Collar
• The Mini-T, Single-T and Double-T
• Water Basics
• Handling and Lining Drills
• Beginning and Channel Blinds
• Your Hunting Companion
• Other Sources of Information
• About the Authors
“The personality trait section is an excellent and unique feature that makes Retriever Puppy Training, The Right Start for Hunting different from other training books.” Jim Swan