The versatile breeds also love water. Detailed chapters demonstrate how to train your dog to be an outstanding water retriever as well as an upland dog. Chuck covers how to pick a pup, the importance of early socialization, introducing your pup to gunfire and to birds. This is a practical, hands-on book written for the popular versatile hunting breeds: German shorthair, wirehair, Griffon, Vizsla, and Weimaraner among others. Each instructive chapter has a detailed explanation of proven training techniques, along with numerous illustrative photos.
There are also lists of dog training suppliers and various hunting dog organizations, plus bonus detailed plans for building a quail call-back pen, a pigeon pen and a luxury dog kennel. Get out the circular saw!