Golden Retrievers are one of the most loyal and lovable breeds around, and so it is easy to see why they are so popular. They are playful and friendly, even into their golden years, and are ideal dogs for first-time dog owners. This book provides all you need to know about the breed, whether you are buying a Golden Retriever for a pet, working dog, show dog or breeding dog.
In The Complete Guide to Golden Retrievers you will learn everything you need to know from start to end; how to choose a puppy, training, traveling, grooming, health care and senior care. You will also learn all about the background of the breed, its history, breed pre-disposed diseases, and special traits. All the information is specific to Golden Retrievers and in easy-reading comprehensive detail. Find answers to questions like:
Is a Golden Retriever the right dog for me?I brought my Golden Retriever home. What now?How can I best train my Golden?What are some common mistakes should I avoid?
Whether you are a veteran Golden Retriever owner, or new to the breed, there will be something for everyone in this book. You'll find out everything you'll need to know as a new owner, including:
Golden Retriever HistoryGolden Retriever BehaviorPreparations for a New DogHow to choose a Golden RetrieverTraining a GoldenTraveling with a Golden RetrieverNutritionDental CareGrooming Your Golden RetrieverPreventative Veterinary MedicineGolden Retriever DiseasesWorkingBreeding Golden RetrieversShowing Golden RetrieversLiving with a Senior Golden
Compiled by veterinarian; Dr. Jo de Klerk, the book will ensure there is nothing left for you to wonder or worry about. It will provide you with everything you need to know to help you care for, train and bond with your new lovable friend.