Breaking a bird dog by John Horace Lytle

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Published by D. Appleton and company in New York, London .

Written in English

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  • Training,
  • Dogs

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Classifications
LC ClassificationsSF431 .L8 1924
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 167 p.
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27340330M
LC Control Number24024027

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Breaking a bird dog;: A treatise on training Unknown Binding – January 1, by John Horace Lytle (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — Author: John Horace Lytle.

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Breaking a bird dog by Lytle, John Horace, Publication date Topics Dogs -- Training Publisher New York, London, D. Appleton and companyPages:   Includes puppy training, yard breaking, bringing out the pointing instinct, developing ground patterns and basic hunting fundamentals as well as stopping to flush, steadying and honoring, retrieving and force breaking.

Along with bird hunting, you and your dog can enjoy participating in off-season activities like field trials, hunting tests and /5(13). This little book is dedicated to Breaking a bird dog book dog lovers—professionals and amateurs alike—who have found, and who are seeking, a kinder, gentler, quieter way of training.

It is our firm belief that a training session should be pleasant for trainer and dog alike. If it is a chore for the trainer it will soon become one for his dog. Catching birds that you didn't shoot is always bad, but it happens with every dog at some point during the breaking process.

It's one of the reasons that there's no better way to break a dog than on wild birds. Wild birds won't handle a creeping dog and the dog can't catch them. This is the only full-length sporting book by the acknowledged poet laureate of the bobwhite (all his other outdoor-related works are collections of stories).

Babcock knew his bird dogs and wrote like a dream. This work is a pure delight for the upland game hunter. Farley Mowat, The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be. Before going into the history of this training procedure, let me first define it: Force-breaking is a structured procedure by which you train your dog to pick up, hold, and carry a bird on the Fetch command and to release it on the Give command.

In force-breaking, the trainer uses mild force (usually by squeezing the front paw, pinching the ear, or e-collar stimulation) to teach the dog that. Busting Birds For pointing dogs, the number one offense is busting birds. Early warning signs (assuming the dog has held point and is cultivating a new bad behavior) include crowding the bird, flagging and dancing on point, frequently appearing to overrun his nose and plowing into the birds.

This vintage book contains a complete guide to training a dog for hunting birds, with chapters on selection and breeding, breaking, psychology, equipment, and much more.

Interspersed with personal anecdotes, this highly-readable handbook will appeal to modern hunters, and it would make for a worthy addition to collections of vintage sporting Brand: Read Books Ltd.

Steadiness should be a priority as well. In fact, I’d say that the number-one issue most bird dogs have is with breaking. This can be annoying during certain upland hunts, but devolve into something infuriating during dove or waterfowl hunts where a dog is expected to stay until he’s sent.

The decision about pressure when to teach each dog the forced retrieve is based on how the dog has progressed with basic yard work and bird work in the field, not by the age of the dog.

If a dog is a flat-out non-retriever or is a hardheaded delinquent, I will introduce bench training earlier. Boy, Bird, and Dog (I Like to Read) by David McPhail is a beginning reader in a larger picturebook size format. A boy meets his bird friend in his treehouse, then finds a way for his dog to join them, by pulling him up in a pot with a rope.

The three friends enjoy cookies, also pulled up into the treehouse/5(27). This vintage book contains a complete guide to training a dog for hunting birds, with chapters on selection and breeding, breaking, psychology, equipment, and much more.

Interspersed with personal anecdotes, this highly-readable handbook will appeal to modern hunters, and it would make for a worthy addition to collections of vintage sporting.

Such dogs are unlikely to bump, or crowd, birds, and are usually very staunch on birds. Force breaking a dog to retrieve is a delicate, difficult task best left to an experienced professional trainer, and attempted only when the dog is at least 18 months old. Stiff brushes, wooden dowel with screws, Chickenwire wrapped birds, frozen birds etc have all worked.

The main thing is training and a respect thing. Sometimes the dog is thinking it is food, and kinda giving the you the middle bird of that makes sense, so having a good obedience trained dog.

Finally, the book that all bird-dog trainers have been waiting for. Whether you're new to the game and are thinking about purchasing your first gundog, or are a professional trainer looking to see what others are doing in the field, this book is for you/5(8).

“Pointing dogs point birds instinctively,” he says, “but won’t necessarily hold their point. They eventually want to creep in or break completely and flush the bird. They need to be trained to hold a point and let the hunter flush the pheasant. The whoa board aids in this by giving the dog a defined space they know they are not to leave.”.

(If you miss the bird, your dog won't blame you, thereby humbling and making you more tolerant of his mistakes.) As you and your retriever go through the years of his active life, you'll find many other occasions when you'll be glad you taught him a distinct release command, thereby preventing him from confusing praise with release.

Bird Dog is billed as ‘car noir’. It certainly revolves around the car industry, but is probably better described as a screwball noir -- a comic crime caper mixed with a hardboiled tale of swindles, white collar crime, strippers and prostitution, and violence, with a colourful cast of characters/5(5).

Written with a keen understanding of how owners go astray, this book allows even a first-time owner the opportunity to work through the phases of training a bird dog. From developing a confident puppy to introducing live birds, this book is an essential reference for both bird dogs and their owners.

Publish Date: Octo ; Format: Hardcover. Where to Snake Break Your Bird Dogs. Most kennels and hunting clubs will offer a snake aversion clinic before the upland hunting season starts in September. The snake handler will come in (normally they have a partner for dog handling as well) and individually train every dog at the clinic.

If you missed the clinic, you might have to travel to. The dog will think the bird has magical powers that caused him to be flipped backwards.

Many times, this is all that is needed to stop the dog from busting and chasing. The high tech easy way that is if done wrong, will forever mess up your dog.

Substitute the check cord with an e-collar. If you choose to use an e-collar be careful. If you’re a bird dog owner who lives in snake country or you have any plans of heading South or Southwest, consider finding a qualified trainer to snake break your dog.

It just might save your four-legged hunting partner’s life. Feature image via John Hafner. TBI dog hobbles are an important training aid in force breaking dogs to retrieve as seen in the TriTronics Retriever Training book and Hold and Fetch DVD (see video excerpt).

Problems dog hobbles can solve while your dog is on point: Breaking while on point Steadying to wing & shot Interfering with other dogs on point (trains d. Whether All-Age or Shooting Dog, Horseback or Walking Trials, we place particular emphasis on wild bird field trials and the dogs that compete in them.

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Book Reviews: Two of the greatest bird dog books ever penned by Robert Wehle, the mastermind created the Elhew Pointer. I did not know of Bob Wehle or his famous line of Elhew Pointers, when I read a piece in a magazine about a dog named Elhew Jungle being crowned National Pheasant Shooting Champion for the third time.

Your dog's career as a bird dog begins here. This 3 month class will steady your dog on game and develop the fundamental skills every bird dog should know. During this class, we will teach dogs both an on and off lead heel, teach them to work scent and be steady on game, work on handling, honoring, recall, loading, and basic manners to be a.

Here, Henard believes an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and recommends steadying practice before the season begins—"to get the dog back in the mindset of working and retrieving birds." Dogs will still break on occasion, and for these infractions, Henard.

The Complete Guide to Bird Dog Training covers all pointing and flushing breeds, and also offers sensible approaches to buying a dog, bringing up a pup, yard and field training, and equipment.

In addition, the helpful appendices list recommended books and periodicals, other literature, breed registries, organizations, and suppliers of equipment. Bird dogs have been a part of man’s relationship with beast for centuries – after all, the little dog from NES’s Duck Hunt wasn’t put there by are a great way to help you indulge your hobby of shooting pheasants, ducks and other fowl, and we’ve got a helpful rundown of the kinds of pups you might want at your side.

Heading to the bird fields, we began to build on his new found confidence. He began to watch other dogs work birds and joined in their excitement. When a shotgun was fired, his attention was on the flying birds and he never flinched. Finally, a dog that had almost been rejected for the bird.

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Hardcover. Condition: Good+. Missing title page. 5 x 8, pgs, illus/photos. One of the better, early-day bird dog training books, with focus on pointers and setters.

Very informative and readable. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller 1) We are a book publisher; we do not accept individual poems, stories, or essays unless for a specific collection for which we have sent out a call (g-class short stories, Family Poems for an announced anthology).

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This vise is shrugged off or ignored by some. But to others it ranks right along with gun shyness as the worst fault a hunting dog can have.A name like Bird Dog says it all – it’s a dog that retrieves birds. And like the movie The Real Macaw, the dog named Macaw is a canine that has an oversized personality.

Raven describes a black Labrador Retriever perfectly. Small dogs suit the name Finch, while larger dogs would be better with Ajax, which is Greek meaning Eagle.

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