• Pointing Dogs, Volume 1: The Continentals by Craig Koshyk

Pointing Dogs, Volume 1: The Continentals by Craig Koshyk

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Craig Koshyk spent more than a decade traveling throughout North America and Europe in his desire to observe and photograph every breed of pointing dog, in action, in its native land. Pointing Dogs, Volume One: The Continentals is more than a rich collection of photographs. It is a definitive guide to the versatile gundog breeds of Continental Europe. It is an in-depth study of the history, development, and current status of the pointing dog. And it is a remarkable travel log of an incredible journey.

Written by a Hunter for Hunters, this volume provides detailed descriptions of over 50 breeds of pointing dogs. They are all here: Braques, Epagneuls, Griffons, Shorthaired, Longhaired, Wirehaired, and Curly-Haired pointing dogs from Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary, and the Czech Republic.

Every aspect of form and function is explored. Each breed's History, Name, Selection & Breeding, Size, Coat & Color, Field Search, Pointing, Retrieving, Tracking, Water Work, Clubs, Tests & Trials, Character, Health, Population, and Availability are described and illustrated with stunning images of hunting dogs doing what they are bred to do: HUNT.

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