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Labrador Retrievers (Barron's Dog Bibles)

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BARRON'S DOG BIBLES

Is There a Labrador Retriever in Your Future?

Whether you're planning to acquire a Labrador Retriever or have just purchased one, this book will start you off on the right track. Canine expert Joan Hustace Walker describes the Lab's physical traits, history, and behavior characteristics, and instructs you on training your new pet. She tells you--

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

    Extra features include sidebars with breed facts, helpful hints, quick tips on training, and an enclosed BONUS DVD that presents methods for housetraining, teaching obedience using hand signals and vocal commands, and more.

    More than 100 color photos

    BONUS DVD

    ENCLOSED

    Train Your Dog

  • Synopsis:

    Each title in Barron's brand-new Dog Bibles Series for dog lovers and prospective dog purchasers discusses a specific dog breed in detail, describes the title breed's physical traits, history, and behavior characteristics, and instructs owners on training methods. Important topics covered include--

  • What to look for when choosing a puppy
  • Living with a dog and understanding breed-specific traits
  • Everyday care, grooming and exercise
  • Nutrition, health maintenance, and potential breed-specific health problems
  • Training and play activities

    Extra features include sidebars with breed facts and helpful hints, quick tips on training, and 150-to-200 attractive color photos. A hidden spiral binding ensures that the book will stay open and flat at any desired page. A DVD is enclosed with each book. It presents an informal dog training course for new owners, describing methods for house training, walking dogs on a leash, and teaching obedience to hand signals and vocal commands.

  • Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780764196232
    Author:
    Walker, Joan
    Publisher:
    Barron's Educational Series
    Author:
    Walker, Joan Hustace
    Subject:
    Labrador retriever
    Subject:
    Dogs - Breeds
    Subject:
    Dogs - Breeds - Sporting Dogs
    Subject:
    Pets; Dog breeds
    Subject:
    Pets
    Subject:
    Dog breeds
    Copyright:
    Series:
    Barron's Dog Bibles
    Publication Date:
    20090431
    Binding:
    HARDCOVER
    Grade Level:
    General/trade
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Y
    Pages:
    184
    Dimensions:
    9.375 x 6.75 in 28.8 oz

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    Product details 184 pages Barron's Educational Series - English 9780764196232 Reviews:
    "Synopsis" by , Each title in Barron's brand-new Dog Bibles Series for dog lovers and prospective dog purchasers discusses a specific dog breed in detail, describes the title breed's physical traits, history, and behavior characteristics, and instructs owners on training methods. Important topics covered include--

  • What to look for when choosing a puppy
  • Living with a dog and understanding breed-specific traits
  • Everyday care, grooming and exercise
  • Nutrition, health maintenance, and potential breed-specific health problems
  • Training and play activities

    Extra features include sidebars with breed facts and helpful hints, quick tips on training, and 150-to-200 attractive color photos. A hidden spiral binding ensures that the book will stay open and flat at any desired page. A DVD is enclosed with each book. It presents an informal dog training course for new owners, describing methods for house training, walking dogs on a leash, and teaching obedience to hand signals and vocal commands.

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