Game Dog: Second Revised Edition by Richard A. WoltersGame Dog: Second Revised Edition by Richard A. Wolters

Game Dog: Second Revised Edition

byRichard A. WoltersForeword byDave Meisner

Hardcover | January 1, 1995

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The most efficient system to train retrievers for hunting upland birds and waterfowl—from the author of Water Dog.

This time-proven guide by legendary trainer Richard A. Wolters offers a step-by-step method for completely training your dog, resulting in a skilled hunting retriever by the time your pet is one year old. 

In Game Dog, you’ll discover:

• How to choose a pup—what to look for, where to find the best
• The five critical periods of a dog's mental development
• Which retrievers are easier to train—males or females
• How to get two dogs to work together
• Why feeding time is more than food
• How to teach your dog to track, quarter, and swim after game
• How to get your dog to betray his instincts and obey your commands
• Which tasks your dog must master to qualify as a hunter
• And much more...

Fully illustrated, Game Dog is an invaluable book for every hunter training a retriever and every pet owner who wants a better trained dog.

“Wolters has produced a solid book that will be of great help to anyone training his retriever to work. He is an acknowledged master in the field and an excellent instructor.”—Dog Fancy
RICHARD A. WOLTERS was a leader in applying the scientific discoveries of animal behaviorists to dog training. His books on training—Game Dog, Water Dog, Gun Dog, Family Dog, and Home Dog—are recognized as classics in their fields. His historical book, The Labrador Retriever: The History...The People, was chosen as Best Dog Book of the...
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Title:Game Dog: Second Revised EditionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9.38 × 6.88 × 0.75 inPublished:January 1, 1995Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0525939423

ISBN - 13:9780525939429

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From Our Editors

Now revised, this clear, step-by-step guide shows how to develop any of the popular retriever breeds from a seven-week-old pup into a finished hunting companion. This updated edition includes the use of new training equipment and new findings about a dog's mental development

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Richard A. Wolters“The most popular method ever. Because it works and it's easy!”—Field & Stream on Family Dog“Gun Dog is one of the most valuable, probably THE most valuable, training tools the average amateur could have.”—Sports Afield“Water Dog is a classic—definitely the place to start with your new retriever.”—David G. Meisner, Editor and Publisher, Gun Dog magazine“Anyone who wants to try turning his dog into a well-mannered retriever will do well with Water Dog.”—The New York Times“Wolters has produced a solid book that will be of great help to anyone training his retriever to work. He is an acknowledged master in the field and an excellent instructor.”—Dog Fancy on Game Dog