Golden Retrievers For Dummies, Mini Edition

Golden Retrievers For Dummies, Mini Edition

by Nona K. Bauer

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Find out about your Golden Retriever's special needs

There's much more to a Golden Retriever than a lush coat, sunny disposition, and desire to please. Get expert advice on how to choose a puppy and keep your Golden happy and healthy for years to come.

Open the book and find:

  • Whether a Golden is the right dog for you

  • How to choose between two pups

  • What a healthy Golden looks like

  • Strategies for fighting common health problems

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118042953
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/13/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 1,037,545
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Nona Kilgore Bauer has shared her life with Goldens for more than 30 years. Her dogs have won many obedience and other working titles.

Table of Contents

Chapter 3: Selecting Your Special Puppy.

A Golden Partnership.

Male or Female?

Eenie, Meenie, Miney . . . You!

1-2-3 testing.

The competition pup tests.

If You Can't Decide . . . .

Chapter 4: Golden Health Care 101.

Understanding the Importance of Annual Check-ups.

Knowing Healthy Body Signs.

Body temperature.

Heart rate.





Skin and coat.

Identifying and Tracking Your Golden's Symptoms.

Preparing a First-Aid Kit.

Addressing Problems Common to Golden Retrievers.

Hot spots.


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Golden Retrievers For Dummies, Mini Edition 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
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Not helpful at all.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have a two year old golden. He is my first dog, however my husband has had several over his life. This book helped get me up to speed.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Now i know everythibg that i need ti know about my holden