The Texas Dog Manual

the Texas Dog Manual all about the Blue Lacy, State Dog of Texas

The Texas Dog Manual is a beautifully illustrated, 300-plus page book about the Blue Lacy dog, state dog of Texas. It includes historical information as well as breed characteristics and hunting, training and working information. Highlights include the following.

  • 16 Full Color Pages
  • Original Sketch Art from 2 Local Artists in Zephyr, TX
  • 50 Lessons on Training and Handling Lacys (See Links to Online Lessons Below)
  • Input from Too Many Sources to Count Including United Blood Trackers
  • 5 Chapters on Hunting and Working with Lacys
  • This is the One and Only Single, Thorough Source of Info on the Lacy Breed!

Lesson 1: House Training 96
Lesson 2: Correcting Mouthing 98
Lesson 3: Correcting Jumping on People 99
Lesson 4: Door & Gate Training 99
Lesson 5: Vehicle Start Training 101
Lesson 6: Training for Riding in a Vehicle 101
Lesson 7: Early “Load” Training for Puppies 101
Lesson 8: Teaching Assignment 102
Lesson 9: Box Kennel Training 104
Lesson 10: Bathing Your Lacy Pup/Dog 104
Lesson 11: Training to Load and Unload 116
Lesson 12: Teaching Your Lacy Not to Bark while Riding 119
Lesson 13: Riding in the Back of an SUV 120
Lesson 14: Moving around the Vehicle 121
Lesson 15: Behavioral Correction Training Technique 122
Lesson 16: Teaching the Correct Behavior around Horses 124
Lesson 17: Bark Control Training 126
Lesson 18: Controlling Fence Fighting 127
Lesson 19: Lure & Cast Training 136
Lesson 20: Ranch Run Instructions 147
Lesson 21: Jogging with Your Lacy 149
Lesson 22: Teaching Your Lacy to Run on a Treadmill 150
Lesson 23: Throwing a Flying Disc for Your Lacy 153
Lesson 24: Laying & Running Liver Drags 163
Lesson 25: Harvesting, Storing & Preparing Deer Blood 168

Lesson 26: Laying an Artificial Blood Trail 168
Lesson 27: Training on an Artificial Blood Trail 172
Lesson 28: Tracking Lost Deer 179
Lesson 29: Method for Decoying Coyotes with a Lacy 189
Lesson 30: Running Trap Lines with Lacys 193
Lesson 31: Trash Training 203
Lesson 32: Training Lacys to Tree 204
Lesson 33: Teaching your Lacy to Flush 219
Lesson 34: Gun Breaking 221
Lesson 35:Teaching Fetch 222
Lesson 36: Introducing New Items to the Game of Fetch 225
Lesson 37: Introducing Real Birds to the Game of Fetch 226
Lesson 38: Teaching Your Lacy to Retrieve in the Water 227
Lesson 39: Adding Gunfire to the Game of Fetch 228
Lesson 40: Teaching Your Lacy Basic Blind Retrieves 229
Lesson 41: Taking Your Lacy on a Live Bird Hunt 230
Lesson 42: Training Your Lacy to Find Antler Sheds 233
Lesson 43: Teaching Your Lacy to Get Excited About Cattle 239
Lesson 44: Teaching Your Lacy the “Out” Command 241
Lesson 45: Teaching Your Lacy to Ease Up 242
Lesson 46: Exposing Your Lacy Directly to Cattle 244
Lesson 47: Training Your Lacy to Bunch Up Cattle 246
Lesson 48: Training Your Lacy to be Calm around Cattle 247
Lesson 49: Interactive Raw Feeding Your Lacy 262
Lesson 50: Interactive Raw Feeding Multiple Dogs 263