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The House Lurcher


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Table of Contents

1. In the Beginning 2. Choosing the Right Lurcher 3. Feeding 4. House Manners 5. Outside Manners 6. Home Alone 7. Shopping 8. Show Time 9. Lurchers in America and elsewhere 10. Health and First Aid 11. Breeding Lurchers Postscript Index

About the Author

Jackie Drakeford is a widely-respected author of dog-care titles, and she writes for a number of countryside publications. She is a Kennel Club Accredited Instructor and Behaviourist and and is also a founding member of GEM Ferret Care Group. She lives in Sussex, England.


Now fully updated in this second edition and in colour for the first time, The House Lucher covers all aspects of owning and training pet lurchers and domestic greyhounds. Essential information covered includes: choosing the right type of lurcher; the link between feeding, health and behaviour; house and outside manners; conquering separation anxiety; showing, racing and obedience; and breeding. In particular the reader will learn how to live happily with their lurcher and how to establish a sound recall. * Sporting Shooter *
Updated second edition of the book every aspiring or new Lurcher owner should buy. * Your Dog *
An invaluable read for current and prospective lurcher owners...a great source of information on these intelligent and rewarding dogs. Written in an easy-to-read but informative style, it covers all aspects of living with a lurcher, from choosing the right one to feeding it, to the hound as a working animal, health care, and preventing and dealing with the theft of your dog. The text is accompanied by bright photographs, suggestions for further reading and useful addresses. Jackie's wealth of knowledge and love for this type of dog are apparent throughout this invaluable read. * Shooting Times *

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