Dachshunds

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Dachshunds are bold and intelligent dogs with a particularly sharp sense of smell. Along with expert care and health information, this book gives special attention to the process of housetraining this potentially stubborn breed. T.F.H. has teamed up with Animal Planetâ„¢, the only television network devoted to the unique bonds between humans and animals, to present an exciting new series of family-friendly, comprehensive guides to superior pet care. Each book features newly written text from animal experts on a ...
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Overview


Dachshunds are bold and intelligent dogs with a particularly sharp sense of smell. Along with expert care and health information, this book gives special attention to the process of housetraining this potentially stubborn breed. T.F.H. has teamed up with Animal Planetâ„¢, the only television network devoted to the unique bonds between humans and animals, to present an exciting new series of family-friendly, comprehensive guides to superior pet care. Each book features newly written text from animal experts on a variety of topics, including feeding, housing, grooming, training, health care, and fun activities. Useful tip boxes in each chapter show every member of the household how to make the most out of owning a pet.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780793837854
  • Publisher: TFH Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/1/2007
  • Series: Animal Planet Pet Care Series
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 942,462
  • Product dimensions: 6.77 (w) x 8.06 (h) x 0.48 (d)
  • These items ship to U.S. and Canadian addresses only.

Meet the Author

Sheila Webster Boneham, Ph.D., is an award-winning writer and animal lover. She lives in Indiana with her husband and furry friends.
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Table of Contents


Why I Adore My Dachshund     5
Form Follows Function
One Breed, Many Looks
Dachsie Traits and Personality
The Stuff of Everyday Life     15
Baby Gate
Bed
Collar
Crate
Exercise Pen
Food and Water Bowls
Grooming Supplies
Identification
Leash
Toys and Chewies
Good Eating     23
Food for Thought
Commercial Dog Foods
Noncommercial Diets
Feeding Schedules
Feeding Guidelines
Slim and Trim, or Canine Football?
Looking Good     37
Grooming Supplies
Coat and Skin Care
Nail Care
Ear Care
Eye Care
Dental Care
Anal Sac Care
Feeling Good     51
Finding the Right Veterinarian
Vaccinations
Parasites
Health Issues in Dachshunds
Other Canine Health Problems
Emergencies
Alternative Therapies
Being Good     69
What Is Dog Training, Anyway?
Training Tools
Socialization
Crate Training
Housetraining
Basic Obedience Lessons
How to Find a Good Obedience Instructor
In the Doghouse     81
Barking
Chewing
Digging
Jumping Up
Nipping and Mouthing
Potty Problems
Stepping Out     91
Wherever You Go-Travel Tips
Competitive Activities
Noncompetitive Activities
Resources     102
Index     106
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