GRCA BIBILIOGRAPHY

Prepared by the GRCA Public Education Committee, May, 2008.

BOOKS

Adamson, Eve. THE GOLDEN RETRIEVER. TFH
Bauer, Nona Kilgore. GOLDEN RETRIEVER (KENNEL CLUB DOG BREED SERIES).
Kennel Club Books.
Bauer, Nona Kilgore. GOLDEN RETRIEVERS FOR DUMMIES. For Dummies.
Cairns, Julie. THE GOLDEN RETRIEVER: ALL THAT GLITTERS. Howell.
Coile, D. Caroline. GOLDEN RETRIEVER HANDBOOK. Barron’s Educational Series.
Dunbar, Ian. THE ESSENTIAL GOLDEN RETRIEVER. Howell.
Malloy, Maryle. THE GOLDEN RETRIEVER. Doral.

TRAINING AND CARE

Benjamin, Carol Lee. MOTHER KNOWS BEST; THE NATURAL WAY TO TRAIN
YOUR DOG. Howell.
Benjamin, Carol Lee. SURVIVING YOUR DOG’S ADOLESCENCE: A POSITIVE
TRAINING PROGRAM. Wiley.
Johnson, R. Ann. THE GOLDEN RETRIEVER PUPPY HANDBOOK. Darwin Press.
Monks of New Skete. HOW TO BE YOUR DOG’S BEST FRIEND. Little, Brown.
Pinkwater, Jill Manus and Pinkwater, Daniel Manus. SUPERPUPPY : HOW TO
CHOOSE, RAISE, AND TRAIN THE BEST POSSIBLE DOG FOR YOU. Houghton
Mifflin.
Pinney, Chris C and Pinson, Sandra G. GUIDE TO HOME PET GROOMING. Barron’s
Educational Series.
Rutherford, Clarice and Neill, David. HOW TO RAISE A PUPPY YOU CAN LIVE
WITH. Alpine.

BEHAVIOR AND PSYCHOLOGY

Fox, Michael W. DOG BODY, DOG MIND: EXPLORING CANINE
CONSCIOUSNESS AND TOTAL WELL BEING. Lyons.
Millan, Cesar and Peltier, Melissa Jo. BE THE PACK LEADER: USE CESAR’S WAY
TO TRANSFORM YOUR LIFE…AND YOUR DOG. Crown.
Owens, Paul and Eckroate, Norma. THE DOG WHISPERER: A COMPASSIONATE,
NONVIOLENT APPROACH TO DOG TRAINING. Adams Media.
Sanders, Clinton R and Arluke, Arnold. UNDERSTANDNG DOGS: LIVING AND
WORKING WITH CANINE COMPANIONS. Temple.

CONFORMATION SHOWING

Alston, George and Vanacore, Connie. THE WINNING EDGE; SHOW RING
SECRETS. Howell.
Coile, D. Caroline. SHOW ME! Barrons.
Smith, Cheryl and Eby, Lorna Dolley. THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO SHOWING YOUR
DOG. Crown.
OBEDIENCE, AGILITY, RALLY, AND TRACKING
Anderson, Bobbie and Libby, Tracy. BUILDING BLOCKS FOR PERFORMANCE.
Alpine.
Bauman, Diane L. BEYOND BASIC DOG TRAINING. Howell.
Dearth, Janice. RALLY COURSE BOOK: A GUIDE TO AKC RALLY COURSES.
Alpine.
Dennison, Pamela. CLICK YOUR WAY TO RALLY OBEDIENCE. Alpine.
Johnson, Glen R. TRACKING DOG; THEORY AND METHODS. Barleigh Productions.
Leach, Laurie. BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO DOG AGILITY. TFH.
Pearsall, Milo D. and Hugo Verbruggen. SCENT: TRAINING TO TRACK, SEARCH
AND RESCUE. Alpine.
Simmons-Moake, Jane. EXCELLING AT DOG AGILITY: BOOK ONE: OBSTACLE
TRAINING. Flashpaws.
Simmons-Moake, Jane. EXCELLING AT DOG AGILITY: BOOK TWO: SEQUENCE
TRAINING. Flashpaws.
Simmons-Moake, Jane. AGILITY TRAINING; THE FUN SPORT FOR ALL DOGS.
Howell.

HEALTH

Eldridge, Debra M; Carlson, Delbert G; Carlson, Liisa D; Adelman, Beth. THE DOG
OWNERS HOME VETERINARY HANDBOOK. Wiley.
Pitcairn, Richard and Pitcairn, Susan Hubbel. DR PITCAIRN’S COMPLETE GUIDE
TO NATURAL HEALTH FOR DOGS AND CATS. Rodale.
STRUCTURE AND MOVEMENT
Cole, Robert W. EYE FOR A DOG: ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO EVALUATING
PUREBRED DOGS. Dogwise.

BREEDING

Holst, Phyllis A. CANINE REPRODUCTION; A BREEDER’S GUIDE. Alpine.
Kustritz, Margaret V. Root. THE DOG BREEDERS GUIDE TO SUCCESSFUL
BREEDING AND HEALTH MANAGEMENT. Elsevier Health Science.
Walkowicz, Chris and Bonnie Wilcox. SUCCESSFUL DOG BREEDING: THE
COMPLETE HANDBOOK OF CANINE MIDWIFERY. Howell.

FIELD

Falk, John. COMPLETE GUIDE TO BIRD DOG TRAINING. Lyons.
Golden Retriever Club of America Field Education Committee. Resources available at:
http://www.grca.org/fec/default.htm
Spencer, James B. RETRIEVER TRAINING TESTS. Alpine.
Tarrant, Bill. BEST WAY TO TRAIN YOUR GUN DOG: THE DELMAR SMITH
METHOD. McKay.
Wolters, Richard and Smith, Art. WATER DOG: REVOLUTIONARY RAPID
TRAINING METHOD. Penguin.
Wolters, Richard and Sydlow, Joan. GUN DOG: REVOLUTIONARY RAPID
TRAINING METHOD. Penguin.

VIDEOS /DVD’s

The Connie Cleveland Method by Connie Cleveland. Information can be found at:
www.ybsmedia.com/conniecleveland.html
DOG STEPS – A Study of Canine Structure and Movement by Rachel Page Elliott.
www.dogwise.com/itemdetails.cfm?ID=DAN123
ERIK STRICKLAND’S GROOMING YOUR GOLDEN. Strickland
Sensations and mPirate Studios. www.stricklandsensations.com
GROOMING YOUR GOLDEN by Delaware Valley Golden Retriever
Rescue. www.storedvgrr.
org/ProductDetail.jsp?LISTID=5490363505200496897
THE GOLDEN RETRIEVER by Rachel Page Elliott for the Golden Retriever Club of
America. www.grcasales.org/goredvd.html
SIRIUS PUPPY TRAINING by Dr. Ian
Dunbar. www.dogwise.com/itemdetails.cfm?ID=DTB163
SOUND BEGINNINGS. By Jackie
Mertens. www.ybsmedia.com/jackiemertens.html
UNDERSTANDING THE CCA. The Golden Retriever Club of America. Information
can be found at: www.grca.org/cca/default.htm