Bright Star Setters

Gordon Setter Bibliography

I.                    General Reference


                A.  The Complete Gordon Setter; Jean Sanger Look and Anita Lustenberger; Howell Book House, 1984.


B.  Gordon Setters Today Baddeley, Jose; New York: Howell Book House. 1994


            C.  Just Setters; Steve Smith; Willow Creek Press; 1998

                        (Bright Star dogs pictured on pages 15, 31, 32, 135)


D.      The Complete Dog Book; published by The American Kennel Club; Howell Book House, 230 Park Ave., New York, NY 10169.


E.      The Field Gordon Setter: The Black & Tan Bombshell; Suzanne and Norman Sorby; Springset Gordon Setter Kennels, 2715 Skillman Lane, Petaluma, CA  94952; 1987.



II.                  Health Care


A.      Dog Owner’s Home Veterinary Handbook; Drs. Delbert G. Carlson and James S. Giffin; Howell Book House; 1980 and later editions


B.      How to Have a Healthier Dog; Dr. Wendell O. Belfield and Marvin Zucker; Doubleday & Co.; 1981


C.      Dr. Pitcairn’s Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs & Cats; Richard H. Pitcairn, DVM, PhD and Susan Hubble        Pitcairn, Rodale Press; 1982


D.      Pet Care in the New Century; Amy Shojai; New American Library; 2001




III.                Behavior and General Training


            A. How to Raise a Puppy You Can Live With; Rutherford and Neal; Howell Book House; 1981


B. The Dog’s Mind, Understanding Your Dog’s Behavior; Bruce Fogle, DVM, MRCVS; Howell Book

House; 1992



IV.                Hunting and Field Training


            A. Gun Dog; Richard Wolters; E. P. Dutton & Co.; 1961


            B. Best Way to Train Your Gun Dog; Bill Tarrant; David McKay Co.; 1977


            C. Pointing Dogs; Kenneth C. Roebuck; Stackpole Books; 1983



V.                  Showing


            A.  Canine Teminology; Harold R. Spira; Harper & Row; 1982


            B.  Dog Locomotion and Gait Analysis; Curtis M. Brown; Hoflin Publishing, Ltd., 1986


            C.  The New Dogsteps; Rachel Page Elliott; Howell Book House; 1983


            D.  Your Show Dog; Maxwell Riddle; Doubleday & Co.; 1968



VI.                Gordon Setter Club of America Promotional Material


Hardbound Gordon Setter Reviews, order from Linda Stebbins, 6736 Green Valley Place NW, Albuquerque, NM  87107; 505-344-2182; email



VII.              Magazines


            A.  The Gordon Annual; Hoflin Publishing, Ltd.; 4401 Zephyr St., Wheat Ridge,   CO 80033-3299


            B.  Pure Bred Dogs/American Kennel Gazette; 51 Madison Ave., New York, NY   10010



VIII.            Book Suppliers


4-M Enterprises, Inc., 1280 Pacific St., Union City, CA 94587; (800) 487-9867;

or (408) 489-8722; or visit



IX.                Web Sites


A.    Gordon Setter Club of  America:


B.      American Kennel Club:


C.      Dog show information: