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Hounds - Hunting by Scent

By David Hancock

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ISBN: 9781847976017
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 22/01/2014
PAGES: 240
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 200 colour photographs 160 b&w photographs

Hounds is a book for all those who admire the most endearing of sporting dogs, the scenthounds, the enthusiastic canine companions of the sportsmen who are thrilled by seeing a pack of hounds in full cry - watching these exceptional canine athletes exercising their delight in pursuing scent, whether real or artificial. Painstakingly researched and packed with information, this book covers both the well-known recognized breeds and the more obscure ones from overseas, some quite unknown to the British public.

This book is not a manual covering training, grooming, nutrition and dog care; it is very much a celebration of the hound's contribution to the sporting and companion dog scene, and an examination of their past, their peformance and their prospects in an increasingly urban society.

This is the fourth and final volume of David's quartet on sporting dogs following: Sporting Terriers (2011), Sighthounds (2012) and Gundogs (2013), all published by Crowood.

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" It is rare to find such a rich combination of thought, research and illustration melded into one book. "
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Reviewed By: Hounds Vol. 30 no. 4

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