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Sporting and Farming Dogs

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AMERICAN ROUGHSHOOTING

AMERICAN ROUGHSHOOTING

Author - Roggenkamp - Publisher - Howell

This exceptional 288 page book focuses on every aspect of sport hunting and captures the true essence of the experience enjoyed by 14 million sport hunters in the United States.

Price: 22.49

A WAY OF LIFE

A WAY OF LIFE

This book is a complete guide to sheepdog work in which the story of Glyn Jones' life with sheepdogs is presented as an integral part of his practical advice on training, handling, trialling and breeding.

There are chapters on: Choosing a dog; foundations of rearing and training; taking the dog from play to work; the first instructions; widening the dog's experience; singling and the outrun; nursery trials; the turnback; 'polishing' the dog; brace work; sheepdog trials in Britain and North America; a guide for the novice breeder; veterinary appendices.

Price: 18.45

BREAKING COVER VOLUME 1

BREAKING COVER VOLUME 1

Author - Jackie Drakeford - Publisher - Skycat

Those who pursue countryside activities know they are the greatest of levellers: one minute birdsong, next minute cowpat. Here we have a collection of wry snippets about those situations that can arise when keeping hunting dogs, going out in the beating line or following the hunt.

Price: 18.45

BREAKING COVER VOLUME 2

BREAKING COVER VOLUME 2

Author - Jackie Drakeford - Publisher - Skycat

Dry, laconic, brief and to the point, the author takes us across the land by day and by night, and shares those times in the field that are oh so familiar to grassroots sportsmen and women.

Once more we have two guest contributions from her stoical ever-supportive partner, who provides a highly individual, heavily biased view from the beating line, especially where terriers are concerned.

Price: 18.45

COMPLETE GUNDOG TRAINING MANUAL

COMPLETE GUNDOG TRAINING MANUAL

Author - James Douglas - Publisher - Swan Hill Press

James Douglas, often referred to as the trainers trainer, gives you all the facts and knowledge you need to train the breed of your choice. It is written with the authority of 30 years experience training dogs to the highest level.

This book fully explains how to choose the right breed of dog for you and the type of shooting you do. It then takes you from a puppy and its early training and care, through every step to adulthood, making training both fun and rewarding for you and your dog.

Price: 23.45

BEAGLING

BEAGLING - Author - Hobson - Publisher - Coch y Bonduu

Price: 7.70

DOG AT HEEL

DOG AT HEEL

Author - Veronica Heath - Publisher - Perry Green Press

This invaluable book is for anyone who decides to acquire a gun dog, of any breed, to accompany them either shooting, picking-up or beating. The revised edition has been updated and well indexed to take the reader step by step through the various stages in the education of a gun dog.

Emphasis is given to the importance of basic training in obedience, the need to establish a routine, and discipline not only when working, but in the home. There is also useful discussion on whether to start with a trained or part-trained dog, or a young puppy. The whole subject is covered in depth, without being too technical and both existing gun dog owners and anyone acquiring a gun dog for the first time will find this essential reading.

Price: 12.49

ESSENTIAL CARE IN THE FIELD

ESSENTIAL CARE IN THE FIELD

Author - Jackie Drakeford - Publisher - Skycat

Full of sound, practical common sense, and written in a plain, friendly, straightforward style, this book explores the different needs and care requirements of working dogs in their various roles. It describes how to start with the right dog in the first place, how to keep it in top condition, how to achieve and manage peak fitness, and the best methods of dealing with health problems arising from the working day or night.

An invaluable field first-aid section completes a down-to-earth guide on the care of the working dog, written by two authors who are totally familiar with the field environment and its challenges. Whether you are just starting out, or come from generations of successful working dog handlers, you will find a great deal of worthwhile information in these pages.

Price: 23.00

FIELD TRIALS AND JUDGING

FIELD TRIALS AND JUDGING

Author - Allington revised by Susan Scales - Publisher - Swan Hill Press

This book was first published in 1929 and was considered to be a classic reference to the difficult task of judging retriever and spaniel field trials.

In this new edition Susan Scales puts forward her comments on the original text that will help interpretation of situations in modern day circumstances. "A valuable insight into field trials and judging which will be of immense interest to all who train dogs for the shooting field and those who aspire to judge these events" - Countryman's Weekly

GUNDOG TRAINING FOR HOME AND FIELD

GUNDOG TRAINING FOR HOME AND FIELD

Author - Paul Rawlings - Publisher - Crowood

The main objective of this fascinating book is to 'train the trainer' to ensure that he, or she, produces a socially acceptable dog that all members of the family, including the children, can enjoy, both as a well-mannered, confident companion and as a competent working gundog.

Price: 23.45

GUNDOG HANDLERS GUIDE TO PICKING UP

GUNDOG HANDLERS GUIDE TO PICKING UP

Author - Veronica Heath - Publisher - Swan Hill Press

Author Veronica Heath Description During the last ten years there has been a huge increase in people keen to assist with their dogs during shoots. This book is a guide to the initiation and management of a successful 'picking up' combination in the field, i.e. human and canine.

It gives advice on choosing a suitable dog, the options available for training , the different environments your dog may be worked on - such as grouse moors, pheasant shoots and rough shoots. Also, it explores the relationship between pickers-up and guns, and gives a useful insight into what shoot managers actually expect from their pickers-up.

Price: 18.49

GUNDOGS THEIR LEARNING CHAIN

GUNDOGS THEIR LEARNING CHAIN

Author - Joe Irving - Publisher - Swan Hill Press

Joe Irving's greatly respected handbook on gundogs shows how to train a dog for any type of shooting by following a series of basic lessons which form a special sequence or 'learning chain'.

From buying a puppy to working it in the field, the author describes in detail how to adapt each stage of training to suit individual temperaments and all breeds of gundog.

Price: 18.49

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