Item description for Training the Versatile Hunting Dog by Chuck Johnson & Blanche Johnson...
Training the Versatile Hunting Dog shows you how to develop a great hunting dog with Chuck's new approach. This approach emphasizes letting your young dog first develop his natural abilities: use of nose, desire, cooperation, search, pointing, and tracking. Then, after his first season, Chuck shows you how to put the controls on your dog with chapters on the trained retrieve and whoa training. The versatile breeds also love water, and there are detailed chapters showing you how to train your dog to be an outstanding water retriever. Chuck also covers how to pick a pup, the importance of early socialization, introducing your pup to gunfire and to birds. This is a revolutionary book written for the popular versatile hunting breeds: German shorthair, wirehair, griffon, Vizsla, and Weimaraner among others. Each instructive chapter has a detailed explanation of the training techniques, along with numerous illustrative photos. There are also detailed plans for building a quail call-back pen, a pigeon pen, and a dog kennel along with a list of dog training suppliers and various hunting dog organizations.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Aug 28, 2006
Publisher Wilderness Adventures Press
ISBN 1932098356 ISBN13 9781932098358
Availability 0 units.
More About Chuck Johnson & Blanche Johnson
Chuck and Blanche started Wilderness Adventures Press, Inc. in 1993, publishing outdoor and sporting books. Along with hunting and fishing, they love fine dining, good wines, and traveling.
Chuck is also the Versatile Gun Dog columnist for Pointing Dog Journal, and has written the popular training book, Training the Versatile Hunting Dog.
Chuck Johnson currently resides in Gallatin Gateway, in the state of Montana. Chuck Johnson was born in 1943.
Reviews - What do customers think about Training the Versatile Hunting Dog?
thorough Oct 12, 2007
this book is very concise and has thorough information on the versatiliy available to today's gun dog owner. extremely useful for the beginner but i'm sure an experienced hunter/dog owner will enjoy it too!