The worlds friendliest dog is the Golden Retriever, also counted among the most talented and popular dogs in America. Renowned for his lustrous golden coat, his buoyant personality and his lusty desire to hunt, the Golden Retriever makes an ideal pet dog for young and old alike. His winning ways and easy-to-train temperament account for his great popularity and success in every "field."
Written by Golden Retriever breeder, trainer and author, Nona Kilgore Bauer, this book provides the much-needed factual information about Golden Retrievers and their characteristics, history and standard, as well as puppy selection, feeding, training, preventative health care and behavior of the breed. The new owner will welcome the authors experience and advice about puppy-proofing the home, housebreaking and preventing puppy problems. In addition to an authoritative, comprehensive text, this book presents over 135 photographs in full color, which prove to be as informative as they are attractive.