TRAINING YOUR POINTING DOG FOR HUNTING & HOME
How to choose the right breed for your personality and type of hunting.
Includes training tips for housebreaking and basic living commands.
Techniques for introducing the gun, achieving stauchness on point, and advanced field quartering and retrieving.
Preventing the problem behaviors of deer chasing, blinking, gun shyness, hardmouth, short stopping.
Weaver has been training and breeding gun dogs professionally for more than forty years. He has written articles for RGS Magazine,
Game News, and Virginia Sportsman and is also the author of Grouse Dogs. Weaver lives with his dual-type English setters in
Chapter One: Planning Training Sessions
Chapter Two: The First Seven Weeks
Chapter Three: Puppy Obedience Work
Chapter Four: Early Field Training
Chapter Five: The First Season
Chapter Six: Shooting Preserves: For the sake of your dog
Chapter Seven: Beyond the First Season
Chapter Eight: Problems, Problems, Problems
Chapter Nine: Gun-Dog Nutrition
Chapter Ten: Tools of the Trade
Conclusion: Reaping the Benefits
Appendix A: Puppy Vet Schedule
Appendix B: Dog to Human Age Comparison Chart
Appendix C: Canine First-Aid Kit
128 pages 52 photos