Tom Dokken's Advanced Retriever Training: The Complete Guide to Developing Your Hunting Dog (Paperback)
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Many hunters consider their retrievers to be polished if the dog sits, stays, retrieves marked singles and won't run off. However, retrievers of every breed have so much potential. This book condenses Tom's 40-plus years of dog training into a concise, easy-to-follow guide that helps you unlock the magic within your retriever. Working at your own pace, and with vivid visual instructions, you'll learn how to teach your dog honoring, multiple marked retrieves, blind retrieves over land and water, and much more.
Arguable America's best-known retriever trainer, Tom as four-plus decades of experience turning retrievers into successful hunt-test competitors, field-trail participants and great hunting companions. He operates Dokken's Oak Ridge Kennels in Northfield, Minn., which is also one of the country's largest all-breed hunting dog training facilities. He also creates the popular Dokken's Dreadfowl Trainer dummy, which is designed to teach dogs the proper hold on game birds.
About the Author
Tom Dokken has more than 30 years of professional retriever training experience. He owns Dokken's Oak Ridge Kennels, which is the largest training kennel in the northern United States. He also founded Dokken's Dog Supply and invented the Dokken Dead Fowl Trainer. Having appeared in hundreds of magazine articles and numerous television programs, he's easily the most recognized and respected retriever trainer in America.