The essential, comprehensive guide to raising, training and caring for your labrador retriever.. Learn about the history of the breed and its needs in life so you can decide if it is the right breed for you.. Whether a new or seasoned dog owner, you will find here an endless array of tips on housetraining, manners, socialization, health issues, dog sports, and dealing with behaviour problems.. Advice on caring for your labrador retriever through old age, including hip and elbow Dysplasia that the breed is prone to.. Packed full of photographs showing labradors in action - the only guide to the breed you will ever need!