Distinctive among sporting dogs for his sleek flat coat, the Flat-coated Retriever boast s many talents, attracting pet owners, avid hunt enthusiasts and show dog aficionados alike to appreciate his friendly, optimistic nature. As elegant as he is intelligent, the Flat-coated Retriever is an active dog who can thrive in a family's home when given proper attention and exercise. The Flat-coat's natural beauty and retrieving ability make him a fine choice as a pet and hunting companion. This Special Limited Edition provides readers with an excellent introduction to the Flat-coat's history in England, the breed's characteristics and temperament as well as the breed standard. The author also details everything that a new owner needs to know about acquiring a well-bred Flat-coated Retriever puppy, bringing him into a safe home and establishing a house-training and obedience regimen. In addition to the basics of everyday care, including feeding, grooming and exercise, this comprehensive guide also includes up-to-date information on healthcare, written by Dr. Lowell Ackerman, well-known Harvard lecturer and veterinarian.
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Kennel Club Books
May 14, 2012
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