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Harmony Mountain Retrievers

Links

Basic Obedience Books & Kids’ Dog Resources (recommended by our Puppy Purchasers and Kids): http://www.amazon.com/Living-With-Your-Dog-Training/dp/B001451HU2 http://www.amazon.com/Dog-Training-Dummies-Jack-Volhard/dp/0470600292 http://www.amazon.com/The-Power-Positive-Dog-Training/dp/0470241845 http://www.amazon.com/Building-Blocks-Performance-Bobbie-Anderson/dp/1577790375 Free eBook: http://www.dogstardaily.com/files/BEFORE%20You%20Get%20Your%20Puppy.pdf  Crate Training (make the crate a good place to be): http://susangarrettdogagility.com/2009/02/crate-games-it-is-not- just-for-breakfast-anymore/ Raising Puppies to be Brave: http://www.avidog.com/raising-puppies-to-be-brave-the-top-10-ways-to-create-confident- dogs/ Richard is a self-taught retriever trainer who first read Richard A. Wolters Game Dog and Water Dog books, then used Evan Graham's Smartwork program before moving on to his current favorite, Bill Hillman's Training a Retriever Puppy. Dogs of the 1920s (All Nations): http://www.archive.org/stream/dogsofallnations00masorich#page/54/mode/2up  Dogs for Kids Resource Guide:  https://bumpreveal.com/resources/dogs-for-kids/

Food:

Dog Food Advisor (Dog Food Reviews ):  https://www.dogfoodadvisor.com/ Too Much Protein?: http://www.petmd.com/dog/centers/nutrition/evr_dg_dangers_of_high_protein_dog_foods Dogs Digestive System Genetically Geared for More than Protein: http://news.sciencemag.org/plants- animals/2013/01/diet-shaped-dog-domestication?intcmp=collection-dogs Food Allergies or Food Intolerance: https://www.dogfoodadvisor.com/best-dog-foods/hypoallergenic-dog-foods/

Genetics/Health:

Breeds and Temperament: http://www.bestinshowdaily.com/blog/nature-vs-nurture-dog-breeds-temperament-and- training/ Diverse Genes Impair Viruses:http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141118072528.htm Diversity Defeats Disease:http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/34373/title/Diversity-Defeats-Disease/ Diversity to save the breed: http://pedigreedogsexposed.blogspot.com/2013/09/poodles-running-out-of-time.html, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3oL4ntrYj8&feature=youtube Geneticists' Plea to Expand Dogs Allowed in Registry: http://www.tmassorted.com/vote/geneticists.html. While this was written to the Poodle Club of Canada, the same issues exist here in the United States (and everywhere in the world). Genetics Verification: Orthopedic Foundation for Animals Health Clearances: Essential or Irrelevant? http://www.dogchannel.com/dogsinreview/health-clearances.aspx Leptospirosis Vaccine: http://www.dogsnaturallymagazine.com/leptospirosis-vaccine/ Poodle Health Registry (PHR): www.PoodleHealthRegistry.org PHR Database: www.PHRDatabase.com Vaccinations: http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/vmth/small_animal/internal_medicine/newsletters/vaccination_protocols.cfm