With the tips and training techniques in this book, owners of pet lurchers and domestic greyhounds can learn how to live happily with their dogs at home and in public. In particular, they will learn how to establish a sound recall so that their lurcher can be exercised with confidence off the lead. All aspects of owning and training lurchers are covered in detail.
Ideal for owners of pet lurchers and domestic greyhounds, including rescue greyhounds
Jackie Drakeford is a widely-respected author of dog-care titles, and she writes for a number of countryside publications. She is a Kennel Club Accredited Instructor and Behaviourist and and is also a founding member of GEM Ferret Care Group. She lives in Sussex, England.
- Book Specifications
Sub Heading Care, Rearing and Training at Home ISBN 9781846893117 Author Jackie Drakeford Binding Paperback Extent 258pp, 223 x 155mm Illustrations Colour photographs Ebook Yes via your usual supplier
'Updated second edition of the book every aspiring or new Lurcher owner should buy'. -- Your Dog
'An invaluable read for current and prospective lurcher owners...a great source of information on these intelligent and rewarding dogs. Written in an easy-to-read but informative style, it covers all aspects of living with a lurcher, from choosing the right one to feeding it, to the hound as a working animal, health care, and preventing and dealing with the theft of your dog. The text is accompanied by bright photographs, suggestions for further reading and useful addresses. Jackie's wealth of knowledge and love for this type of dog are apparent throughout this invaluable read.' -- Shooting Times
'Now fully updated in this second edition and in colour for the first time, The House Lucher covers all aspects of owning and training pet lurchers and domestic greyhounds. Essential information covered includes: choosing the right type of lurcher; the link between feeding, health and behaviour; house and outside manners; conquering separation anxiety; showing, racing and obedience; and breeding. In particular the reader will learn how to live happily with their lurcher and how to establish a sound recall'. -- Sporting Shooter
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