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Training the Sporting Dog (This book is highly recommended)
To order this book click on the link above and then click on 'online store' and then click on 'publications'.
The primary training publication, "Training the Sporting Dog,"©2002, Second Edition, by Don Smith and Ervin E. Jones, documents the Club’s training program. The manual contains over 300 pages of detailed instructions with photographs clearly demonstrating critical techniques. Following is a copy of the manual’s index showing its comprehensive nature. One or more sections may be referenced for more detailed information.
Introduction
1
Comments On Training
20
Negative Command (Leave It)
2
The Lead
21
Walk Him Down
3
Heeling
22
Pottering
4
Whoa
23
Pointing
5
Duration And Temptation
24
Flushing
6
Retrieving
25
Steadiness
7
Mark
26
Hunting From A Blind
8
Concept Of The Far Shore
27
Hunting From Boats And Canoes
9
Decoys
28
Call Off Retrieve
10
Hand Signals
29
Flush On Command
11
Single Marked Long Retrieves
30
Stop In Mid-Charge
12
Blind Retrieves
31
Honoring
13
Multiple Marked And Blind Retrieves
32
Sit
14
Retrieve By Trailing
33
Down
15
Retrieving Distractions
34
Housebreaking
16
Come
35
Children And Dogs
17
Going Afield
36
Kennel Command
18
Hunt Command
37
Whining, Barking, And Howling
19
Turn Command
38
Fighting
The manual is available, for $35.00, plus $5.00 for shipping and handling, within the continental U.S.


On pg. 145 in this book is a photo of my son when he was around 11 months old pictured with my very first GSP, Roxie!
The photo was taken in 1980!



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