The complete book Labrador

The complete book Labrador

for lovers and breeders

Jaap van der Wijk

division

Foreword

  1. History of the Labrador Retriever
  • Newfoundland to Britain
  • The development of a breed
  • The first recorded Labradors
  • Champions and bottlenecks
  • Black, yellow and brown
  • Organizations at home and abroad
  1. the breed standard
  • The official British breed standard
  • Different types
  1. Buying a puppy
  • Labrador is a suitable dog for me?
  • Where should I look for when I buy a puppy?
  • The puppy goes home
  1. Diet and exercise
  • housebreak
  • Nutrition and movement of the puppy
  • Learning to walk on a leash
  • Socialization of the puppy
  • Is my dog overweight?
  • Nutrition and exercise of the adult dog
  1. care
  • Wash
  • Combing and brushing
  • Cutting nails
  • body Control
  1. Diseases and disorders
  • Hip dysplasia
  • elbow
  • PRA
  • cataracts
  • Other eye diseases
  • Epilepsy
  • growing pains
  • Skin and coat problems
  • Sledging
  • FIRST AID
  • vitamin C
  1. Behavior and behavioral problems
  • dominance
  • subservience
  • fear
  • Aggression
  • The language of the dog
  • The psychology of the dog
  • Pulling the belt (or: the myth of the choke chain)
  • Being alone
  • Jeckyll & Hyde
  • Manipulation
  1. Education and training
  • Consistency: it is so difficult
  • Puppy training
  • Advanced Training
  • ring Training
  1. To the show
  • Preparation
  • The day has come
  • About judges, preferences and types
  1. The working retriever
  • hunting Training
  • Games
  • The serious work: guide dog, service dog and sleuth
  1. genetics
  • Inheritance of coat colors
  • population Genetics
  • Inheritance of diseases and disorders: the baby and the bathwater
  • What combination?
  1. Breeding Labrador retrievers
  • The preparation
  • Housing
  • Purchase of breeding material
  • Selection of broodstock
  • Walk pendens coverage
  • Care of pregnant bitch
  • The whelping box and accessories: what do I have in the house?
  • Childbirth
  • Cesarean section: what now?
  • Care of lactating bitch and puppies
  • Selection of puppy buyers
  • Veterinarian, chipper and pedigrees
  • Follow up
  1. The aging Labrador
  • Diet and exercise
  • Behavior
  • Death

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