Hunt-Point-Retrieve Dogs for Work and Showing-9781847970824

Hunt-Point-Retrieve Dogs for Work and Showing

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Author(s): Dear, Nigel,
Binding: Hardback,
Date of Publication: 13/03/2009,
Pagination: 160 pages, Halftones, color; Illustrations, unspecified,
Series: N/A,
Imprint: The Crowood Press Ltd,
Published By: The Crowood Press Ltd,
Book Classification: Lifestyle, sport & leisure,
ISBN13\EAN\SKU: 9781847970824

The Hunt, Point, Retrieve [HPR] breeds of dog are unique in the gundog world. They are extraordinary all-rounders and no other gundog has the sheer range of capabilities, in the show ring and in the field, as well as in the home as pets. Aimed at both the beginner and those with more experience, this invaluable book opens up all aspects of the fascinating Hunt, Point, Retreive world for you and your dog to explore and enjoy.

This fascinating and wide-ranging book is aimed at all those interested in gundogs and Hunt, Point, Retrieve dogs in particular as well as those with an interest in dogs, dog training, field sports and country interests. Guides the reader through the world of HPR, the breeds, their history and development. Gives advice on choosing the right breed, what to watch for, which breeder to choose, fitting the dog into your lifestyle and the basic training required.

Illustrated with 77 colour photographs and diagrams. Nigel Dear is an acknowledged expert on HPR dogs and chairman of the HPR Field Trial Association.