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Boxer: Your Happy Healthy Pet [NOOK Book]

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Packed with full-color photographs, this fun and practical guide gives you everything you need to make your relationship with your Boxer even better. Inside, you'll find: Characteristics to look for when choosing a Boxer; a list of supplies you'll need; advice on grooming, feeding, and training; a chart to keep track of important information.
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Boxer: Your Happy Healthy Pet

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Overview

Packed with full-color photographs, this fun and practical guide gives you everything you need to make your relationship with your Boxer even better. Inside, you'll find: Characteristics to look for when choosing a Boxer; a list of supplies you'll need; advice on grooming, feeding, and training; a chart to keep track of important information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470652794
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 3/8/2010
  • Series: Happy Healthy Pet , #100
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 1,140,249
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

Stephanie Abraham fell in love with Boxers when she was a child. In 1971,she and her husband acquired their first show dog and established Trefoil Boxers. Since then, they have bred or owned almost 30 AKC champion Boxers. Stephanie is a licensed AKC Boxer judge and has judged in the U.S., England, Australia, Japan, the Philippines, and Mexico.
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Table of Contents

Part I: The World of the Boxer.

Chapter 1: What Is a Boxer?

The Essence of the Boxer.

The Ideal Boxer.

All-Important Character.

Chapter 2: Boxer History.

Establishing the Boxer.

The vom Dom Boxers.

The American Boxer.

Rising Popularity.

Today’s Boxer.

Chapter 3: Why Choose a Boxer?

Resourceful Intelligence.

Boxers Love Kids.

The Green-Eyed Monster.

Listen to the Silence.

Chapter 4: Choosing Your Boxer.

Finding a Reputable Breeder.

Rescue Organizations.

Picking Your Puppy.

A Boy or a Girl?

Consider an Adult Dog.

Part II: Caring for Your Boxer.

Chapter 5: Bringing Your Boxer Home.

Fencing Saves Lives.

The Crate.

Puppy Essentials.

Collar and Leash.

A Comfy Bed.

Toys, Toys, Toys!

Puppy-Proofing Inside and Out.

Puppy-Proofing Your Home.

Exercise.

Good Routines = Good Habits.

Cropping and Docking.

Chapter 6: Feeding Your Boxer.

About Nutrition.

3 to 6 Months Old.

What to Feed Your Puppy.

Reading Dog Food Labels.

6 to 12 Months of Age.

Feeding Raw Food.

The Adult and Aging Boxer.

Chapter 7: Grooming Your Boxer.

Brushing.

Bathing.

Trimming Toenails.

Checking Teeth and Gums.

Making Your Environment Flea Free.

Grooming for the Show Ring.

External Parasites.

Chapter 8: Keeping Your Boxer Healthy.

Choosing a Veterinarian.

Preventive Health Care.

Internal Parasites.

Home Health Care.

Emergencies.

How to Make a Canine First-Aid Kit.

When to Call the Veterinarian.

Problems Affecting Boxers.

The Aging Boxer.

Part III: Enjoying Your Boxer.

Chapter 9: Training Your Boxer.

Understanding Builds the Bond.

Practical Commands for Family Pets.

Training for Attention.

Teaching Cooperation.

Chapter 10: Housetraining Your Boxer.

Your Housetraining Shopping List.

The First Day.

Confine Your Pup.

Watch Your Pup.

Accidents Happen.

Scheduling Basics.

Appendix: Learning More About Your Boxer.

Some Good Books.

Magazines.

Clubs and Registries.

Internet Resources.

Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 23, 2009

    Great book

    I have several boxer books and this is one of the better ones. Along with the informative DVD that it comes with.
    I recommend this book if you are looking into getting a boxer.

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