116 Ways to Spoil Your Dogby Margaret Svete, Lynne Amft (Designed by)
Over the last few decades dogs have enjoyed a tremendous rise in status -- from sleep-in-the-garage hound to eat-at-the-table VIP. At the same time, dog owners with increased work hours away from home have felt the need to remind their pets just how
From doggy biscotti to canine cashmere, a dog-lover's guide to giving man's best friend the best of everything.
Over the last few decades dogs have enjoyed a tremendous rise in status -- from sleep-in-the-garage hound to eat-at-the-table VIP. At the same time, dog owners with increased work hours away from home have felt the need to remind their pets just how special they are, by buying them lavish gifts, plying them with tempting goodies, and treating them to spa-quality care. In short, spoiling the pooch is in, and this unique book shows just how to do it.
A one-stop-shopping guide for today's dog fancier, this playful yet helpful book is filled with tips for all kinds of dog spoiling, including finding dog care for the day or the month; dog-oriented day trips and vacations; styling and fashion accessories; nutritious gourmet treats; and where to find the most outrageous luxury gifts, toys, and custom-designed dog houses. A list of medical services, freebies, and miscellaneous hints for improving a creature's comforts are also included. Interspersed throughout are photos, famous quotes, and fun facts about dogs and their dog-crazed owners. Today's dog lover knows that man's best friend is not just a pet, but a member of the family. This dog-gone doting book provides everything a canine devotee needs to make their pet feel loved, appreciated, and downright human.
--Americans spend over $20 billion a year on pet-related products and services
--The pet industry has more than doubled during the 1990s and is expected to grow 20% annually through the first decade of the millennium
--$2.6 billion has been spent on LAMS
--86% of consumers plan to purchase holiday gifts for their pets
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- 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.75(d)
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Loved this book and so did my canine buddy. I liked the raised bowl idea which made it easier for him to reach without straining his neck, the wiggly giggly ball, and have started the massage with him as he has arthritis in his hip. Marguerite
I really enjoyed the book. I already bought a collar and several toys mentioned in the book. It's a good thing my dog can't read or else I'd be broke.
Perfect for people who love dogs and think of their pets as part of the family.