Ronnie Smith has professionally trained gun dogs and field-trial dogs since 1982. He owns and operates Ronnie Smith Kennels with his wife and coauthor, Susanna Love, a fifth-generation rancher whose articles have been published in magazines such as Shooting Sportsman and The Pointing Dog Journal. Reid Bryant is an author, angler, and avid bird hunter whose work has been published in Gray s Sporting Journal and Covey Rise Magazine, among others.
"This book is unlike any other training book we've ever run across
in over 40 years of building our sporting library... Training
Bird Dogs is simply a beautifully produced piece of work that
offers quite a bit of insightful and logical discussion about how
we might go about training and understanding our dogs." --Upland
Almanac "Ronnie Smith, professional dog trainer and owner of Ronnie
Smith Kennels, and Reid Bryant, writer, hunter, and shooting
services manager for The Orvis Company, bring to you a must-read
book for both novice and experienced trainers. Training Bird
Dogs with Ronnie Smith Kennels provides concise lessons to
maximize your dog's potential and illuminate frequent mistakes and
the process of correcting them."
-- Gun Dog Magazine