Cover image for Golden retrievers and other sporting dogs.
Title:
Golden retrievers and other sporting dogs.
Author:
World Book, Inc.
Publication Information:
Chicago : World Book, Inc., [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
64 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
"An introduction to Golden Retrievers and Other Sporting Dogs, presented in a highly illustrated, question and answer format. Features include fun facts, glossary, resource list, index, and scientific classification list"--Provided by publisher.
Language:
English
Contents:
What is a sporting dog? -- How did breeds of sporting dogs develop? -- When did the Golden retriever breed first appear? -- What does a Golden look like? -- What kind of personality might a Golden have? -- Is a Golden retriever the dog for you? -- What should you look for when choosing a Golden puppy? -- Should you get an older Golden instead of a puppy? -- Should you consider a rescue Golden? -- What does a Golden retriever eat? -- Where should a Golden sleep? -- How do you groom a Golden? -- What kind of training does a Golden need? -- What kinds of exercise or play does a Golden need? -- Do Goldens like water? -- How do you help a Golden care for its young? -- What kinds of routine veterinary care does a Golden need? -- What's involved in entering your Golden in a dog show? -- How do Goldens help blind people and deaf people? -- What are some other sporting dog breeds? -- What is an English Springer Spaniel? -- What is a Cocker Spaniel? -- What is a Labrador retriever? -- What is an Irish Setter? -- Are there dangers to dogs around the home? -- Are there common signs of illness in sporting dogs? -- Are there special organizations for Golden owners? -- What are your responsibilities as an owner? -- Sporting dog fun -- Glossary -- Index and resources list -- Sporting dog classification.
Reading Level:
960 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.6 1.0 113902.
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9780716613282
Format :
Book