Labrador Retriever (Kennel Club Dog Breed Series)

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This book is for every owner of a Labrador Retriever. The Lab is the most popular dog in the world, gracing the homes of pet owners, sportsmen and show-dog aficionados alike. Few pure-bred dogs compare to the Labrador Retriever in personality, talent and dedication. For such a common canine, the Labrador is uncommon in its superior ways and abilities. This book provides the much-needed factual information about Labrador Retrievers and their ancestry, character and standard, as well as the proper selection, ...
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Labrador Retriever

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Overview

This book is for every owner of a Labrador Retriever. The Lab is the most popular dog in the world, gracing the homes of pet owners, sportsmen and show-dog aficionados alike. Few pure-bred dogs compare to the Labrador Retriever in personality, talent and dedication. For such a common canine, the Labrador is uncommon in its superior ways and abilities. This book provides the much-needed factual information about Labrador Retrievers and their ancestry, character and standard, as well as the proper selection, feeding, training, health care and behavior. The new owner will welcome advice about preparing for the pup's arrival, house-breaking and preventing puppy problems. In addition to an extremely authoritative text, this book features over 135 photographs in full color that are as informative as they are attractive. Helpful hints and important information are highlighted to provide easy access to everything the reader needs to know about life with a Labrador Retriever from puppyhood to the senior years.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593782047
  • Publisher: Kennel Club Books, LLC
  • Publication date: 9/7/2003
  • Series: Comprehensive Owner's Guide Series
  • Pages: 158
  • Sales rank: 858,209
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

History of the Labrador Retriever 9
Characteristics of the Labrador Retriever 21
Breed Standard for the Labrador Retriever 28
Your Puppy Labrador Retriever 35
Everyday Care of Your Labrador Retriever 63
Training Your Labrador Retriever 78
Health Care of Your Labrador Retriever 99
Your Senior Labrador Retriever 130
Showing Your Labrador Retriever 136
The Behavior of Your Labrador Retriever 143
Index 156
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