Is this book useful? The honest answer is a resounding Yes," MR D. WELLER, UK "The book covers a huge range of topics. As a veterinary student & golden retriever owner I found this book extremely useful & easy to understand.
Author: Linda Whitwam
View: 822New Golden Retriever owners have so many questions. Imagine if you could call on a room full of experts to provide the answers... Well now you can! Canine author Linda Whitwam has teamed up with 21 Golden Retriever breeders to produce this one-stop reference book, the 242-page Complete Golden Retriever Handbook. From hobby breeders to those with several decades of experience with Goldens, the experts help to answer the dozens of questions every new & potential owner has. You won''t find their advice in any other book. If you only buy one Golden Retriever book, get this one. It guides you every step of the way through the minefield of decisions to be taken before getting a puppy, to caring for and training the new puppy, adolescent and adult dog, right through to old age. The pages are easy to read & packed full of practical info & insider tips on everything you need to know about this highly intelligent, family-friendly, gentle and strikingly handsome breed. This manual helps you care for, train & build a successful partnership with your Golden & makes a great gift for anyone considering a Golden Retriever. Read the breeders'' advice & learn about: The Different Types Of Golden Retriever Preparing Your Home & Garden What To Do When Your Puppy First Arrives Home Getting Through the First Few Nights Socialising Your Puppy How Much Exercise to Give Understanding Your Dog''s Behaviour Golden Retrievers & Children Crate Training Housetraining (Potty Training) Obedience Training - Sit, Stay, Down, Lead (Leash) Teaining Clicker Training Dealing With Puppy Biting And Jumping Up Grooming Feeding - Feeding Puppies & Adults, What the Breeders Feed, Feeding Charts, The Raw Diet, Food Allergies, Reading Dog Food Labels & Feeding Senior Dogs. Golden Retriever Health is covered in depth, including Ear Infections, Skin Issues, Allergies, Spaying, Neutering, Vaccinations, Worming, De-Fleaing & Microchipping, & ailments which can affect the breed. For anyone who hasn''t chosen their puppy yet, there''s: How to Recognise a Good Breeder & the Questions to Ask The Importance of Health Testing Puppy Contracts Where NOT to Buy a Golden Retriever From How to Pick a Healthy Puppy or Adult Dog How to Pick a Puppy With the Right Temperament for Your Family Getting a Rescue Golden Retriever NOTE: This is not a glossy coffee table book, this is a detailed step-by-step reference manual on how to take care of your Golden Retriever. The Canine Handbooks is the leading series of dog breed manuals. Reviews: "This is a very complete & comprehensive book about French bulldogs. I would highly recommend this book to new puppy owners & people wishing to learn more about the breed," SUSAN SIMON, Secretary, FRENCH BULL DOG CLUB OF AMERICA (French Bulldog Handbook) "This book...is well written, easy to follow. You can jump to issues you may have or read it cover to cover. It is a book that you will go back to over and over. It covers everything; well worth buying," MARY GOSLING, Founder, BRITISH COCKAPOO SOCIETY "Brilliant book! There is everything you need to know about Schnauzers in this book, truly a great insight into these beautiful dogs from start to finish," G.M. HICKEY, LONDON, UK (Schnauzer Handbook) "An EXCELLENT BOOK, well written & informative, an absolute must-have. Very breed specific, unlike lots of other books which seem generic, this has been written by someone who knows the breed. If you are thinking of getting a Pug you need this book, 10/10," D. BEECHAM, SOUTH WALES, UK (Complete Pug Handbook)