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Makes gundog training simple
Training the Working Spaniel makes it simple for anyone to train their working springer or cocker spaniel, whether beginner or more experienced owner. This book starts from early obedience training all the way to competing in working tests and field trials.
Those with more experience will appreciate the detailed advice on advanced work in the field, rough shooting, picking-up, and training as a peg dog. While first-timers will find plenty of help on how to keep a working dog in a family home, as well as introducing their spaniel to a variety of shooting situations.
With unique access to the most successful spaniel trainers, the author brings exclusive tips from the top that can be used by any beginner. The book contains information on modern training in urban environments as well as insights into elite spaniel work and gives guidance on breeding your own spaniels.
About the Author
Janet Menzies is a professional author and journalist who works spaniels. She is a gundog correspondent for The Field and writes a monthly column on gundog training for the magazine. She has since made up three Field Trial Champions, notably with FTCh Gournaycourt Morag, placed twice at Cocker Championships. Author is a well-known trainer and winner of field trial championships Covers everything involved from training the puppy to field trial level As well as Cocker and English Springer Spaniels, it also includes the Irish Water, Clumber, Sussex, Welsh Springer, Field and Brittany Spaniels.
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