Golden Retrievers

Golden Retrievers

Book Plus CD - 2010
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Each book presents veterinarian-approved advice and information on specific dog breeds, all geared toward the first-time owner, and includes helpful sidebars, color photos, and a dog-training DVD.

Barron's Educational Publishing
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Is There a Golden Retriever in Your Future?

Whether you just purchased a Golden Retriever or are planning to get one, this book will start you off on the right track. Canine expert Edie MacKenzie describes the GoldenÂ's physical traits, history, and behavior characteristics, and instructs you on training your new pet.

Veterinarian-approved advice onÂ--
  • What to look for when choosing a puppy
  • How to recognize and understand your dogÂ's breed-specific traits
  • What you should know about keeping your dog healthy, including potential breed-specific health problems
  • How to train your dog and enjoy his company in play activities

    Extra features include sidebars with fun facts, breed truths, helpful hints, and an enclosedBONUS DVD that presents methods for house training, teaching obedience using hand signals and vocal commands, and more.

    Filled with full-color photos


    Train Your Dog

  • This new title in Barron's series of Dog Bibles focuses on Golden Retrievers. These dogs are well mannered, easy to train, and gentle with children. Golden Retrievers are working dogs and rank in the top five for canine intelligence, so it is important for owners to keep these fine dogs both mentally and physically challenged. Barron's Dog Biblespresent veterinarian-approved advice and information on specific dog breeds. Each book describes the title breed's traits, history, behavior characteristics, and recommended training methods. Written especially for first-time owners,Barron's Dog Bibles advise readers on what to look for when choosing a puppy, explain how breed-specific traits influence the relationship between dog and owner, and describe potential breed-specific health problems to look out for. Attractive sidebars present fun facts, helpful hints, and quick tips on training. A hidden spiral binding ensures that the book will stay open and flat at any desired page. The DVD enclosed with each book presents an informal dog training course for new owners. It describes housetraining methods, walking dogs on a leash, and teaching obedience using hand signals and vocal commands. Each book is filled with attractive color photos.

    & Taylor

    Presents an introduction to the golden retriever, providing a history of the breed and describing its physical characteristics and requirements for feeding, training, grooming, veterinary care, exercising, and socialization.

    Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's Educational Series, c2010
    Description: v, 177 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm. + 1 digital video disc (4 3/4 in.)
    ISBN: 9780764197710
    Branch Call Number: 636.7527 McK


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