How to Train Your Puppy [NOOK Book]

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You and Your Puppy
Getting a new puppy is a fun and interesting time. You probably went to a breeder or pet store or maybe just saw an ad on the Internet or the newspaper, for puppies, and decided just to check it out. Before you knew it those little eyes and fluffy puppy fur had ...
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How to Train Your Puppy

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Overview

SAMPLE FROM THE BOOK:


You and Your Puppy
Getting a new puppy is a fun and interesting time. You probably went to a breeder or pet store or maybe just saw an ad on the Internet or the newspaper, for puppies, and decided just to check it out. Before you knew it those little eyes and fluffy puppy fur had your heart melting and you were headed home with him or her in your arms. If you are like most new pet owners you had visions of playing fetch with your dog, of watching him frolic at the lake, and of cuddling up on cold nights.

However, you probably failed to realize that the behaviors you dream of in a dog do not come naturally. In fact, the more natural behaviors for most puppies include lovely little things like chewing up your favorite shoes, barking every second of the day, and peeing wherever they are when the mood strikes them. These behaviors might seem cute at first, or even manageable but, if left unchecked they can lead to a very bad adult dog.

The problem with puppies that are not trained is that they grow into untrained dogs. An untrained dog can be a nuisance. All of that cute little yipping can quickly become loud barking that keeps you and your neighbors up for nights on end. The little teeth marks in your shoes can turn into destroyed furniture and a destroyed home before you know it. Likewise, those cute little puppy poops are not so cute when the dog is 75 pounds and has the excrement to match.

Untrained dogs can also be very dangerous. All dogs can bite. It is in their nature to defend with everything they have, including their teeth.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013244337
  • Publisher: Lou Diamond
  • Publication date: 10/7/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 144,623
  • File size: 107 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 5, 2012

    awsome

    I am getting a puppy june 8 and this book was very helpful to all the basics mony well spent :)

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 31, 2012

    Very helpful!

    This book is very helpful. I love it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2014

    Good

    Worth the $1 spent. I think I can potty train now. I just hope its not to late as she has been in the house crate free for 2 weeks. I just crated her when I left.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 21, 2014

    Peps

    Should i buy it yes or nah

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