The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Labrador Retrievers will cover everything a new or prospective Lab owner would need to know, including: deciding whether or not a Labrador Retriever is right for you, and vice-versa, the history of the breed, and how to find a reputable breeder. This book also tells readers how to acclimate their new Lab to their home, housetrain, manage their Lab's nutrition and health, what to do in an emergency, how to training their Labrador Retriever, how to deal with mistakes, and understanding Lab behavior.AUTHBIO = Margaret H. Bonham is a professional freelance writer and sled dog racer in Colorado. Her writing credits include six books (published or under contract). Her work has appeared in various national pet publications including Dog Fancy, Dog World, Dog and Kennel, Pet Life, Pet View, Natural Pet, and Mushing Magazine. She has been a columnist and contributing editor for Dog and Kennel and PetVeiw magazines and she was a frequent contributor to pets.com and vetmedcenter.com Internet sites. Maggie has written a column on nutrition for Pet View Magazine, plus several columns on basic dog nutrition. She has also formulated her own racing diet for her sled dogs for optimal performance.Margaret H. Bonham is the author of 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to Labrador Retrievers', published 2002 under ISBN 9780028644066 and ISBN 0028644069.