According to the American Kennel Club, the Labrador retriever has been rated as the most popular purebred dog in America for thirteen consecutive years. In fact, nearly three times as many Labs were registered in 2002 than any other breed. The Everything Labrador Retriever Book is the perfect introduction to America's most popular pet.
Written by dog expert Kim Campbell Thornton, The Everything Labrador Retriever Book is packed with professional, breed-specific advice that helps readers raise, care for, and train their Lab safely and successfully. Packed full of photos showing Labs in action, The Everything Labrador Retriever Book is perfect for new and seasoned dog owners!
"Your Labrador Retriever Puppy Month-by-Month" provides new puppy owners with everything you need to know and do at each stage of development to make sure your playful, energetic puppy grows into a happy, healthy, and well-adjusted companion. Expert authors Terry Albert, vet Deb Eldredge, and breeder Joanne Olivier team up to cover all the questions new owners tend to have and may not think to ask, including: What to ask the breeder before bringing your puppy home. Which vaccinations your puppy needs and when to get them. How to make potty training as smooth (and quick) as possible. What do to when your puppy cries at night. Why and how to crate train your puppy. When socialization should happen and how to make sure it does. When your puppy is ready to learn basic commands-like Sit, Stay, and Come-and the best way to teach them. When and how to go about leash training. How much exercise your puppy needs to stay physically and mentally healthy. What, how much, and when to feed your puppy to give him the nutrition he needs without the extra weight he doesn't. When your puppy is ready for obedience training and how to make sure it works. How and how often to bath your puppy, brush his coat, clip his nails, and brush his teeth. How to know what requires a trip to the vet and what doesn't. What causes problem behaviors, when to expect them, and how to correct them.
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.
Are you tired of your puppy leaving “messes” all over the house? What about the biting and chewing? Does your dog drag you down the street when you try and take him/her for a walk? Do you want to teach your new puppy how to sit, stay, or play fetch?
This book can help you with it all!
Everything you need to know about Labrador Retriever training and basic obedience.
This book is guaranteed to answer any beginner’s questions about training your Labrador Retriever and is a must have for anyone thinking of getting a Labrador Retriever puppy.
Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn...
Is a Labrador Retriever Right For You?
How Much Is Enough Exercise?
How To Speak Your Dog’s Language
How to Potty Train Your Labrador Retriever
Basic Obedience Training Such As: Sit, Drop, Come, Fetch, Stay, and Wait
Leash Training Your Labrador Retriever Puppy
How to Stop the Biting and Chewing
and Advanced Training Techniques
This is a must have guide for all Labrador Retriever puppy owners and individuals who are thinking of getting a Labrador Retriever puppy.
Get your copy today and get one step closer to that perfect dog you’ve always dreamed about!
Barron’s Pet Handbooks present comprehensive pet care information on specific animals and breeds. They resemble Barron’s Complete Pet Owner’s Manuals series in general format, but have larger page counts and more detailed advice and instruction. This newly revised title tells prospective owners what they need to know about the friendly, gentle, and fun-loving Lab. Topics discussed include selecting a puppy, socializing the pet, house training, purchasing canine equipment, teaching basic obedience, communicating with your Lab, health maintenance, play activities, and more. Attractive color photos throughout the book.
You have a picture in your head. A picture of yourself with your practically perfect dog. You’ve always preferred big dogs, and your ideal dog is sturdy, strong, and energetic. At the same time, you envision a dog who is gentle and completely in tune to your needs, your whims, and your every move. That perfect dog is likely a Labrador Retriever. After all, the Labrador Retriever is the most popular dog in the United States, according to American Kennel Club registrations. Labs are beautiful, friendly, adaptable, easygoing, brave, loyal, dependable, and intelligent. What could be better?
Labrador Retrievers For Dummies is a useful guide to have if you're thinking of getting a Lab or even if you already own one. Perhaps you're just curious about this popular breed. This handy reference is for you if you want to
Find out if a Lab suits your lifestyle
Know what to look for in Lab pups
Determine if a breeder meets high standards
Understand health and nutrition needs
Handle emergencies with a cool head
Train your dog with the lure-and-reward technique
Show off your Lab in competitions
You can live a fulfilling life with your Lab by making sure she is socialized, healthy, and well trained. What better task for humans and dogs than to be great companions for each other? However, you may need some help in knowing how to get the most out of your relationship with your Lab. This friendly guide offers that help with the following topics and more:
Exercising your pup and older Lab
Choosing the right veterinarian
Keeping your Lab beautiful with good grooming
Helping your dog deal with divorce, a new baby, moving
Managing barking and whining
Housetraining your new puppy
Traveling to dog-friendly vacation destinations
Choosing a pet sitter or boarding kennel
Volunteering your lab as a therapy dog
Labrador Retrievers are big, energetic, and sometimes boisterous (especially as puppies), and they don't take care of themselves. They need you. Don't let them need you unless you're ready to be needed.
Book by Nicholas, Anna Katherine, Churchill, Janet, Stapf, Mhyra
Ashton Matthew's book, Labrador Retriever Training: The Ultimate Guide to Training Your Labrador Retriever at Any Age provides you with everything you need to train your Labrador Retriever at any age. This book includes sit, stay, drop, fetch, potty training, leash training and socialization training.