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  Winning Ways - Training your Pointing Breed Dog
                                             for Hunting and Competition

  About the Book:
   Teach Your  Purebred Dog to be a Champion!
   Jack Sharkey, an acknowledged success in training and
   handling presents

 * The basics of field trialing and hunting tests.
  * Training for obedience and agility with an introduction   
      to tracking.
  * Learn to be your dog's handler in the field and               
      conformation ring.
  * Detailed explanations of training equipment and uses.
  * How to diversify the competitive activities of your dog.
  * How you can join in the excitement of campaigning        
      your dog.

  ISBN Number 0-9788312-0-9, 120 pages; 8 pages color photos, 48
  individual candids.

 

  The Author:

 * Jack Sharkey trained and handled his first Vizsla, Hunter, to a National Field Champion; 2005
    inductee into the Vizsla Club of America (VCA) Hall of Fame (HOF). His second Vizsla, CH FC
    AFC OTCH MACH Legacy's DeChartay UDX(5) MH HOF is the only Quintuple Champion in
    the history of the American Kennel Club. Chartay was inducted into the 2007 VCA HOF. He
    currently is training and competing DC AFC Huntley MH; and Lady Brinkley who has won both
    the VCA 2006 National Puppy and National Derby stakes. Jack is a long time field trial and
    hunting test judge, conformation handler, and instructor in agility and obedience.  

  Book Endorsements:

  * Jack accomplished what seemed to be the impossible in just a few short years with his first  
    Vizslas by winning title after title. Now he has written a book that will surely help other dog       
    owners. Bernard C. Boggs, Author: The Vizsla and Succeeding with Hunting Dogs: Field        
    Trials & Hunting Tests.
 * Written by an expert who has done it all. Jack Sharkey's Winning Ways is an easy read and  
    his advice on training is tried and true. Dave Pomfret, Professional Field Trial/Hunting Test      
    trainer/handler.  

 Book Testimonials:

 * Small brag...my dog took first in Open Puppy yesterday. 18 starters - four points. Your book
     made a huge difference in some of my handling skills. Thank you!!! Belinda (1/21/2007)
 * The book was insightful and motivating like I knew it would be. Thank you for your
    encouragement. Glen (8/2/2007)
 * We are very excited about Sophie, our new puppy. I need training to train her! The book is
    soooo helpful. Sara (10/23/07)
 * BIG Brag....below is Hannah & Lenci with the following from her proud dad: Hannah has
    taken "Winning Ways" very seriously and has become her training bible. Spring '08 was a
    great season for Hannah. She ran Lenci in the derby stakes. Two 1st placements, a 2nd, a
    3rd and a 4th! One of her "Blue's" came from a very competitive 16 dog stake. She will be
    doing Junior Showmanship this fall (once she turns 9) and is starting to train Lenci for Senior
    Hunter. Hannah finished #5 in the country in '07 for Juniors in outdoor field events. Not bad
    for a 7, turned 8 in Aug of 07, year old!  She had a win last year, 3 placements and a JH (all 4
    legs), all on her own. Would you believe she started at five years old? What an inspiration to
    we older folks.  Way to go Hannah!!! Troy (5/31/08)

 

                     Hanna &Lenci

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Ordering Information:

     Price: $9.95
           Add 6% sales tax if being shipped to Virginia  
                                                       ($1.00 per book)
           Shipping & Handling: $5.95

  

    All Books are individually autographed
         and personalized by the author!

 

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    Checks or money-orders (in US dollars) accepted. 

Make payable to:  Jack Sharkey
    Mail orders to:  Jack Sharkey
                               815 Rapidan Court
                               Alexandria, VA 22304

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      Email me at:   jjshark@comcast.net

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