AUSTRALIAN SHEEP DOGS : Training and Handling (Signed Copy)

By: Cavanagh, Rod

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(xiv), + 111pp., illustrated throughout: unpaginated, photographic colour-plate sections, a colour-art plate by Marg Towt, numerous intext b/white cartoon illustrations throughout by Brett Cardwell, plus intext line-drawings, and halftone plates. Book clean and square. Bright gilt titles over nominally bumped spine and undamaged green boards. Signed "With best wishes" by author on (peach tinted) front free endpaper, else textblock unmarked. Colour-art illustrated (Marg Towt), loose-plastic protected dustjacket trivially edgeworn and creased, with just a hint of colour-fade on spine. " . . . a practical book on how to train, handle and care for the working sheep dog . . . " Contents of this enlightening book include: Prelims., Foreword, Acks., Preface, Trainer - Handlers & Breeders, Selecting a Pup, Caring for Dogs, First Commands, General Obedience and Correction, Heading Instinct, Cover and Eye, Introduction of Sheep to Dogs, Directional Commands, The Cast, The Lift and Draw, Driving and Pushing Sheep, Forcing, Backing and Barking, Yard, Shed and Trucking Work, Droving and Station Work, Sheep Dog Trials, Summary of Commands, Sheep Dogs' Life Span, Veterinary Care, The 'Complete' Sheep Dog, Conclusion. Book weight approx. 400g.

Title: AUSTRALIAN SHEEP DOGS : Training and Handling (Signed Copy)

Author Name: Cavanagh, Rod

Categories: Agriculture/Farming/Livestock, Animals/Birds/Insects, Signed Books,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Whittlesea, Victoria, Australia, Author (Rod Cavanagh): 1990

ISBN Number: 0731689178

ISBN Number 13: 9780731689170

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013026

Keywords: Science and Technology, Farm Management, Sheep Dogs, Australia, Training and Handling, Handbooks, Signed Copy, Cavanagh, Rod, 1946-