Nonfiction. Bill Tarrant, who passed away in November, 1998, was the dog's best friend. Bill Tarrant's personal mission was to promote a new paradigm for treating and training dogs: humanely and thoughtfully. Through his powerful gift of writing, Mr. Tarrant educated people that brutality had no place in dog training. In this new book, Mike Gould honors his friend and continues his legacy.
Mr. Tarrant was the author of twelve dog and training books, and was the shooting dog editor for "Field & Stream" magazine for twenty-three years. He was the winner of 27 national writing awards. For his book "The Magic of Dogs," he received a Pulitzer Prize nomination. Other noteworthy books include:
"Hey Pup, Fetch It Up"
"Bill Tarrant's Gun Dog Book–A Treasury of Happy Tails"
"Training the Hunting Retriever–The New Program"
"Gun Dog Training–New Strategies from Today's Top Trainers"