An accessible, user-friendly guide to training all breeds of retrievers. Maximize your training &, in the time that it takes to watch an average hunting show, turn their canine companion into a devoted, well-mannered hunting partner. 300 color photos; 6x9 inches, 256 pgs.
Most hunters don?t have the time or experience to properly train a hunting dog. Now they can learn the proper techniques from the most respected name in retriever training. Tom Dokken?s Retriever Training is an accessible, user-friendly guide to training all breeds of retrievers. Readers can maximize their training and, in the time that it takes to watch an average hunting show, turn their canine companion into a devoted, well- mannered hunting partner. Tom takes the reader from preparing the home prior to getting a puppy to finding the right dog and using the correct training tools. Chapters on field training, field health and how to keep your older retriever healthy and happy, round out this appealing volume.
Includes a training regimen that optimizes time and utilizes lessons of 15-20 minutes for today?s busy lifestyle.
Over five million hunters use dogs to hunt, a number that is growing each year.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Tom Dokken is one of the most well-known dog trainers in the hunting world. He has over 30 years of dog training experience and owns Dokken?s Oakridge
Kennels and Dokken?s Dog Supply. He is the inventor of the Dead Foul Trainer and has given seminars worldwide on dog training. Author is the founder of Dokken Dog Supply and the inventor of Dead Fowl products, a respected brand sold by all major sporting goods stores in North America, Europe and Australia.