The original 'black and fallow setter' that has become known as the Gordon Setter is a stylish hunting dog, whose dignifed and intelligent bearing has attracted Gundog aficionados and pet lovers alike. Among the largest of the Gundog breeds, the Gordon Setter possesses a bold, outgoing personality and a kind disposition that distinguish him among pure-bred dogs. Known for his distinctive black and tan coat pattern and his proudly carried head, the Gordon Setter offers an owner both brains and beauty, and no small amount of brawn. This book provides the much-needed information about the Gordon Setter, its history, an insightful look at the breed's characteristics and standard, as well as the proper selection of a puppy, feeding, training and preventative health care.
In addition to an authoritative text, this book presents over 135 photographs in full colour, which prove to be as informative as they are attractive. Helpful hints and important information are highlighted to provide easy access to everything the reader needs to know about his new Gordon Setter.
Whether it's basic obedience training, toileting or hunting, flea prevention, coat care or nutritional requirements, this book is the way to proper care and prevention of common problems, providing the reader with the necessary guidance from puppyhood through the senior years. Recommended by top breeders and trainers, this book is the responsible first choice of every new owner of a Gordon Setter. Topics discussed include:
Author : Lavonia Harper
Hardcover - 155 pages