Author: Linda Whitwam
Release Date: 2016-08-03
The Goldendoodle Handbook is the first book to be endorsed by GANA (Goldendoodle Association of North America), the world''s leading organization for Goldendoodles. This one-stop reference book will help you to care for, train & build a successful partnership with your dog. Canine author Linda Whitwam has teamed up with GANA & 16 Goldendoodle breeders to produce the biggest, most in-depth & up-to-date book yet on this popular hybrid. The 274 pages are easy to read & packed full of practical information & breeders'' tips on everything you need to know about understanding, caring for & living with one of these highly appealing, low shedding & intelligent dogs. Puppies - Learn: How to prepare your home & garden What to do when your puppy arrives Where he or she should sleep Getting through the first few days & nights How much exercise to give Crate training Housetraining Socialization Obedience training How to deal with problems like puppy biting & chewing Breeders give their personal advice on what to expect & all aspects of looking after your Goldendoodle from bringing home your puppy right through to old age - including the pitfalls to avoid. For anyone who hasn''t chosen their puppy yet, there''s: Goldendoodles for Allergy Sufferers How to Find a Good Breeder & The Questions to Ask Goldendoodle Puppy Contracts Where NOT to Buy a Goldendoodle From How to Pick a Healthy Puppy or Adult Dog Temperament Traits & Picking a Puppy With the Right Temperament for You Rescue Doodles Learn about Feeding - What the Breeders Feed, Feeding Puppies, Food Charts, Calorie Counters, The Raw Diet, Food Allergies, How to Understand Dog Food Labels, & Feeding Senior Dogs. Goldendoodle Health is covered in depth, including Ear Infections, Skin Issues, Allergies, Spaying, Neutering, Vaccinations, Worming, De-Fleaing & Microchipping as well as ailments which can affect this crossbreed. Learn to understand your dog better with detailed information on the Goldendoodle temperament & behavior, insights into the mind of a Doodle puppy, advice on all aspects of training, & techniques to get the best response from your dog. Several experts have written sections, including inside a Goldendoodle puppy''s mind, grooming & coat genetics, activities & competitions with your Goldendoodle, & therapy & service Doodles. NOTE: This is not a glossy coffee table book, this is a detailed step-by-step reference manual on how to take care of your Goldendoodle. Reviews for The Canine Handbooks: "What a super book, a must for all those planning on being a Cockapoo owner, & those who are already poo enthusiasts. Cleverly written & well researched with info gathered from UK & US breeders & owners, so first-hand knowledge ''straight from the horse''s mouth,'' I can''t put it down!" J SHEARMAN, DEVON, UK (Cockapoo Handbook) "This is a very easy & smart read! So many things to know about this special kind of dog, they are all in this book. We love all the easy to understand tips. Would recommend this to anyone that has one of these critters," K. SIMMONS, ARIZONA ,USA (Labradoodle Handbook) "Absolutely brilliant book! Highly recommended reading for all new Pug owners. This book has breed-specific information on every topic, unlike a lot of handbooks which have generalised dog information with only a small section on the actual breed," S. EVANS, CARMARTHENSHIRE, WALES, UK (Complete Pug Handbook) " This handbook is a great tool for a new owner or someone looking into the breed. Schnauzers are a great breed for someone with allergies, like our household. An excellent read & resource," T. HOLT, CONNECTICUT, USA (Schnauzer Handbook)
Author: Jane Edith Lumsden
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
Release Date: 2009
(back cover) Information and advice to help you take good care of your Goldendoodle The typical Goldendoodle: origins, physical traits, temperament, and more Expert advice: feeding, health care, training, grooming, exercise, and play activities Understanding your Goldendoodle: recognizing behavioral changes and addressing senior needs Step-by-step directions for everyday care Informative and attractive sidebars Filled with handsome full-color photos (picture caption) The beautiful Goldendoodle is a cross between a Golden Retriever and a Poodle.
The Ultimate Mini Goldendoodle Dog Manual has the answers you need when researching this happy, energetic medium-sized hybrid that is a friendly and loyal family companion. Learn about the Mini Goldendoodle and find out whether or not this highly intelligent canine will be the best choice for you and your family. Learn everything there is to know, including little known facts and secrets and how to care for every aspect of the Mini Goldendoodle's life. This manual contains all the information you need, from birth to the Rainbow Bridge, including transitioning through house breaking, care, feeding, training and end of life, so that you can make a well-informed decision about whether or not the Mini Goldendoodle is the breed for you. If you already have a Miniature Goldendoodle, this book will teach you everything you need to know to make your dog a happy dog and to make you a happy dog owner. The author George Hoppendale is an experienced writer and a true animal lover. He enjoys writing animal books and advising others how to take care of their animals to give them a happy home. Co-Author Asia Moore is a professional Dog Whisperer, Cynologist and Author, living on Vancouver Island, off the west coast of British Columbia, in Canada, who believes that all humans and dogs can live together in harmony. She and her dog whispering team, which includes an 8-year-old Shih Tzu named Boris, teach dog psychology to humans, to help alleviate problem behaviors that arise between humans and their canine counterparts so that everyone can live a happy and stress-free life together. Covered in this book: - Temperament - Vital statistics - Before you buy - Choosing the right dog - Health - Daily care - Feeding - House training - Medical care & safety - Grooming - Training - Poisonous Foods & Plants - Caring for your aging dog .... and much more.
This is the No. 1 bestselling information book on the breed. The Bulldog Handbook is packed full of up-to-date & information specifically about Bulldogs There are more than 200 breeds registered with the Kennel Clubs & all are different – but there is something extra special about the Bulldog. The distinguished, wrinkled head & powerful body are unmistakable & despite his rugged exterior, the Bulldog is a sheep in wolf’s clothing. He is gentle & placid, loves children & being part of the family; he makes you laugh & is extremely affectionate. But there is a price to pay for owning one of these rewarding dogs with the giant personality. More than any other breed, the Bulldog requires a special kind of owner - one prepared to give him the extra care & attention he needs for a happy life. Bulldogs aren’t like other dogs; they have certain sensitivities & specialised needs. They can have health issues & be expensive to keep, so anyone thinking of owning one should do so with their eyes wide open. If you have got or are thinking of getting one of these striking dogs, then this is the only reference book you will ever need - & it makes a great gift for any Bulldog fan. This hefty manual is full of invaluable insight & guides you through the pitfalls & highlights of Bulldog ownership. Written by specialist canine author Linda Whitwam, The Bulldog Handbook provides answers to many frequently-asked questions from owners, including: How to pick the right breeder & the ones to avoid Bulldog temperament, typical traits & behaviour Bringing home a new puppy Housetraining and crate training for a house & apartment Basic obedience training – & how NOT to do it with a Bulldog Bulldog history & breed standard What type of food to feed, how much, how often & all about a raw diet Exercise, how long you can leave a Bulldog alone and dealing with separation anxiety Grooming & personal care Whether & when to spay or neuter Bulldog allergies & skin conditions Where to find a rescue Bulldog & what adoption involves It’s packed full of tips you won’t find elsewhere, like: 12 Tips for Choosing a Healthy Bulldog Puppy, 14 Tips for Training your Bulldog, 16 Bulldog Feeding Tips, 14 Tips to Avoid Separation Anxiety, and 14 Tips to prevent a Bulldog Overheating. The Handbook covers Bulldog health issues & how to tell if all is not well. You might not know it, but your dog CAN talk to you. A change in behaviour or habits can be a sign of something amiss. Learn to spot The 13 Signs of a Healthy Bulldog and The 5 Vital Signs of Illness. Recognising ill health early & taking swift action can improve your Bulldog’s chances of a good outcome. If you're lucky, you can even prevent a chronic condition & save a fortune in vet bills. There’s feeding charts for puppies, adults & seniors, info on behaviour & character traits, true stories & a Bulldog quiz. Too many Bullies end up in rescue centres or living short lives. Choosing the right one & knowing how to properly care for him is the best way of ensuring many years of joy with this handsome, lovable & extremely rewarding breed. Reviews for The Bulldog Handbook: "Remarkable book - very informative and comprehensive. It is not to be missed, even seasoned bulldoggers could stand to learn a few things from this book,” W. SHOPLAND, of EXTREMEBULLS, MIDDLESEX, UK “Well written guide for the new bulldog owner. Covers things most people don't think about when deciding on the right breed and when purchasing a bulldog puppy. A must have for the new bulldog owner, whether pet or show bound,” K. JACOBSEN, of RELYABULL BULLDOGS, NEW JERSEY, USA "Looking for the definitive bulldog handbook? Then here it is. Linda Whitwam has produced an 'everything you need to know' book - it's written in an accessible, affectionate style, full of humour, and provides sound advice for prospective and existing bully owners. If you're not sure a bully is the dog for you, then this handbook is a 'must read'. This noble breed needs specialist care and understanding - you will find that knowledge contained here. Highly recommended," S HANSON, of WEST YORKSHIRE, UK. “Having owned and bred bulldogs for over 10 years I found this book very informative with loads of useful information on bulldogs from puppy to adult, it covers loads of topics with a really good health section. I would strongly recommend this book to anyone thinking of buying a puppy or to top up your knowledge on the breed,” LEE, UK "Looking for the definitive bulldog handbook? Then here it is. Linda Whitwam has produced an 'everything you need to know' book - it's written in an accessible, affectionate style, full of humour, and provides sound advice for prospective and existing bully owners. If you're not sure a bully is the dog for you, then this handbook is a 'must read'. This noble breed needs specialist care and understanding - you will find that knowledge contained here. Highly recommended," S HANSON, WEST YORKSHIRE, UK “It has everything you need to know about bulldogs!” PAPANASTASIOU IOANNIS, USA “This is an extremely informative and interesting book. It covers everything from the history to the care of Bulldogs. Anyone who owns or is thinking of getting a Bulldog will find this book helpful,” S BAKER, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, UK “An excellent, well written and hugely informative book on the popular bulldog. I have yet to find another book on the market as good as this one,” JANE ROGERS, KINGSTON-UPON-THAMES, UK “Everything I needed to know about the bulldog was in there, so was very happy with it,” ELLENA SPERRING, UK
Author: Tamar Geller
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2008-10-14
A Hollywood dog trainer explains how to use nonviolent, wolf-inspired methods in order to bond with and train canine companions, in a guide that reveals how to employ play-based techniques that elicit desirable dog behaviors.
The Adventures of Archie is a series of children's books following the real-life adventures of an extremely loveable and very curious Goldendoodle puppy. Archie has many exciting adventures, and in every situation, he learns a lot of great lessons about life. If Archie could talk, this might be the way he describes his life and adventures.
Author: Leann B. Smith
Release Date: 2013-07-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
"All things are possible when you believe... Andy believes in Christmas, and encouraged by his grandfather, begins a marvelous adventure that starts with the gift of Santa's Magic Key. His papa asks Andy to keep the key safe. But Andy, in spite of good intentions, allows the Magic Key to get into the hands of others. The fun-loving chaos that ensues requires Andy to be honest and brave, leading him to Santa Claus himself. And learns that indeed, All Things are Possible When You Believe." --Book jacket flap.