I need to buy a really good how to force-fetch book. If you have any suggestions please let me know. I want to train my own dogs instead of paying alot of money to have it done. I have some experience training but not the force fetch area. Thanks
08-02-2011, 10:05 AM
Evan's book smartfetch is very detailed.
08-02-2011, 12:09 PM
where can i find that book and is that the name of it
08-02-2011, 12:43 PM
Google rushcreek press or Evan Graham and the book is called Smartfetch. He also has a DVD called Smartfetch. You don't need them together but if you can afford it they go nice together.
08-02-2011, 12:56 PM
prolly MOST here will believe this is dated material,, but I think it is an excellent book.
I sold mine a few years back, as a favor.
Its pretty much an all round book, but I think it has a good section on FF.
Jim Spenser's book that Howard mentioned, while pretty old, is still my favorite description of the traditional force fetch process. I get my copy out with every new puppy... I've enjoyed everything he's written.
09-08-2011, 11:22 PM
I don't know if you are interested in getting a DVD, if so take a look at Dan Hosfords "the conditioned retrieve" part 1 & 2. I bought them and am very pleased with the progress of my pup.Good Luck..
09-10-2011, 10:10 AM
Check out this website...alot of good things on force fetch(Trained retrieve) and "Hold" for free dobbsdogs.com
09-25-2011, 07:35 PM
Go to this page
(John & Amy Dahl) and scroll down to the articles Force Fetch part 1 & part 2.