Books and Web Sites about Labrador Retrievers
Looking for more Lab info? You've come to the right place! The following resources for Labrador Retrievers will send you in the right direction whether you want to delve further into training, learn more about adoption, find cool Labrador Retriever photos, or find products for your Labrador Retrievers.
Books about labs
Here are a few fun Labrador Retriever books to add to your collection, if you have one (and if you don't, why not start right now?). There are a number of great books on Labs, dog training, and other Lab-relevant subjects.
The New Labrador Retriever, Janet I. Churchill (New York: Howell, 1995)
Labrador Retrievers Today, Carole Coode (New York: Howell, 1993)
You and Your Retriever, Ralf W. Coykendall, Jr. (New York: Doubleday & Co., 1963)
Labrador Retriever: Friend and Worker, Selwyn Kip Farrington (New York: Hastings House, 1976)
Labradors, Warner F. Hill (New York: Arco, 1966)
The Versatile Labrador Retriever, Nancy A. Martin (Wilsonville, OR: Doral, 1994)
All about the Labrador, Mary Roslin-Williams (London: Pelham, 1985)
The New Complete Labrador Retriever, Hellen Warwick (New York: Howell, 1986)
The Labrador Retriever: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet, Lisa Weiss-Agresta (New York: Howell, 1995)
The Ultimate Labrador Retriever, Heather Wiles-Fone and Julia Barnes (New York: Howell, 1997)
The Labrador Retriever: The History — The People, Revisited, Richard A. Wolters (New York: Dutton, 1992)
Web sites about Labs
If you spend time online, here's your chance to surf for Lab-relevant fun and information.
You aren't the only one who loves Labs, which is why so many Labrador Retriever clubs exist — from local clubs to statewide clubs to the American Kennel Club-sanctioned Labrador Retriever Club, Inc.
Joining a Labrador Retriever club puts you in contact with other Lab owners, alerts you to Lab events, and provides you with a way to make a difference in the breed, from getting involved with rescue or fundraising for genetic research to participating in advanced showing, obedience, or other Lab activities.
Flyball Home Page — Labs are great at flyball and they love it, too. If flyball is your Lab's passion, consider getting involved in a club.
Canine Freestyle Federation -- Gotta dance! If that refers to you and your Lab, consider getting serious about canine freestyle by joining a freestyle club.
Here are some organizations that promote and facilitate positive training methods:
The Aggressive Behaviors in Dogs list is an e-mail community about this serious subject.
The Pre-Puppy Primer List is for breeders, puppy trainers, veterinarians and potential puppy owners to discuss the training required before you acquire a puppy or dog. Topics include: compatible type or breed, puppy socialization, early puppy training by breeders, puppy parties, early puppy training by owners, puppy classes and normal puppy behavior including housetraining, puppy/play-biting, chewing, jumping up and not listening.
Where can you and your Lab stay on vacation? What kind of great, dog-friendly places can you go? Are there dog events that travelers may want to attend? Here are two resources that are ready with the answers: