Specialist Books
  • Anderson, Lyn,  Golden Retrievers – An Owner’s Companion, The Crowood Press, UK, 1991-93
  • Andrews, Wendy, Golden Retriever:  The Breed Standard Illustrated, Catcombe Publications, England, 1999
  • Bargh, Bernard, Pet Owner’s Guide to the Golden Retriever, Ringpress Books Ltd, UK, 1993-96
  • Foss, Valerie, The Golden Retriever Book of Champions (Vols I, 2, 3, 4), Bernard Kaymar Ltd, UK
  • Foss, Valerie, Golden Retrievers Today, Ringpress Books Ltd, UK, 1994  
  • Foss, Valerie, The Ultimate Golden Retriever, Howell Bookhouse, New York
  • Gill, Joan, Golden Retrievers, Foyles Handbook 
  • Golden Retriever Club of Vic, Golden Retriever Handbook, self published, 2020
  • Hodges, Jane,  An Australian Guide To Buying And Raising A Happy Healthy Golden Retriever Puppy, self published, 2020
  • Morphet, Marilynn N, Golden Retrievers:  Research into the First Century in the Show Ring, Tweedsmouth Publishing, Brisbane, Australia, 2012
  • O’Driscoll, Catherine, The Golden Retriever Companion, Abbeywood Publishing, 1994
  • Patterson, Sandra, Australia’s Golden Heritage, self published, Exeter, NSW
  • Sawtell Lucile, All About the Golden Retriever, Pelham Books, London, several editions 1980s (Amazon might locate a copy)
  • Timson, Marigold, A Dog Owners Guide to Golden Retrievers, Salamander Books, UK, 1989
  • Tudor, Joan, The Golden Retriever, Popular Dogs Publishing Co Ltd, London, various editions 1966-1983
  • Tudor, Joan, The Golden Retriever – Its Care and Training, K and R Handbook
  • Twist, Michael, The Complete Guide to the Golden Retriever, The Boydell Press, UK, 1988

For self published books, please contact the club secretary for information on how to purchase.

  • Dogsteps:  What to Look for in a Dog – Rachel Page Elliott.
  • Fields of Gold:  A Complete Biography of the Golden Retriever, John G White.
  • From Tongue to Tail:  The Integrated Movement of the Dog – Andy Mead, Galen Natural Progression.
  • Grooming and Trimming the Golden Retriever or for Just Keeping a Pet Tidy – Jenny Frankland-Burton.
  • Presentation and Showing of the Golden Retriever – Anne Woodcock
  • Cole, Robert W, An Eye for a Dog:  Illustrated Guide to Judging Purebred Dogs, Dogwise Publishing, USA, 2004.
  • Hedberg, Karen, The Dog Owner’s Manual:  On Selecting, Raising and Breeding Dogs, The Watermark Press, Australia, 1989 (or later edition).
  • Lyon, McDowell, The Dog in Action, Dogwise Publishing, UDA, 2002.
  • Page Elliott, Rachel, Dogsteps:  A New Look, Doral Publishing, 3rd Ed, 2001.
  • Seranne, Ann, The Joy of Breeding Your Own Show Dog, Howell Book House, New York, 1980.
  • Spira, Harold R., Canine Terminology, Dogwise Publishing, USA, 2001.
  • Willis, Malcolm B., Practical Genetics for Dog Breeders, HF Witherby Ltd, London, 1992.