The Pointer and His Predecessors (Paperback)
An Illustrated History of the Pointing Dog from the Earliest Times
Skyhorse, 9781629145938, 296pp.
Publication Date: February 3, 2015
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The Pointer and His Predecessors includes topics such as:
Characteristics of the Pointer
Breeding and Selection
Shooting Over Dogs
Breaking and Training
Amidst the plethora of factual information are Arkwright’s own theories and anecdotes on the topic of pointing dogs. Arkwright discusses their origin as he pulls biblical quotes and examples to pinpoint where in history these hunting dogs were first spotted. He also recalls on his own experiences with the hounds to exemplify his passion for game dogs. The Pointer and His Predecessors is the top choice for anyone interested in hunting with dogs.
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About the Author
Thomas McGuane is the author of ten novels, short fiction, and screenplays, as well as three collections of essays devoted to his life in the outdoors. He resides in Boca Grande, Florida.