A welcome departure from the prevailing methods of hunting-dog training, this guide explores more humane, spiritual, and effective Labrador retriever training techniques. Hunters are led from the beginning--selecting a puppy for athleticism, "birdyness," conformation, intelligence, and personality--to understanding factors such as habitat, terrain, scenting conditions, and bird behavior. The end result is a happy, powerful, poised, and enthusiastic gun dog that can handle any challenge, including quail, grouse, doves, geese ...

The Labrador Shooting Dog 2000, Clinetop Press

ISBN-13: 9781893740013

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