Polite, friendly and good-natured, elegant in his remarkably coloured flecked coat and talented in the field as a hunter's working companion, the English Setter, also known as the 'gentleman's gentleman,' is an all-around breed that is truly attractive in mind and body. A gundog that was originally intended for the specific task of assisting bird hunters in locating game, the English Setter possesses an even temperament and love of people, in addition to his natural beauty, that have made him a popular choice fora family pet and a competitor in the show ring. This book provides the much-needed factual information about the English Setter and its ancestry, character and standard, as well as proper selection, feeding, training, preventative health care and showing. The new owner will welcome advice about puppy-proofing the home, preparing for the pup's arrival and preventing puppy problems.
In addition to an extremely 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 life with an English Setter.
Whether it's basic training problems, allergies or fleas, this book is the way to prevention, providing the reader with the necessary guidance an owner needs from puppyhood through the senior years. Recommended by top breeders and trainers, this book is the responsible first choice of every new owner of an English Setter. Topics discussed include:
Author : Juliette Cunliffe
Hardcover : 155 pages