Poodles (Animal Planet Pet Care Library Series)

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Learn how to keep your Poodle's beautiful coat in top condition- whether he is a Toy, Miniature, or Standard size. 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...
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Learn how to keep your Poodle's beautiful coat in top condition- whether he is a Toy, Miniature, or Standard size. 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: 9780793837922
  • Publisher: TFH Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/1/2008
  • Series: Animal Planet Pet Care Series
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 638,130
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)
  • These items ship to U.S. and Canadian addresses only.

Meet the Author

Amy Fernandez is a freelance artist and writer and has been a dog breeder since 1980. She has authored several books on dog care and breeding and is a winner of the prestigious DWAA Presidential Award of Excellence. She is president of the Dog Writers Association of America, president of the Xoloitzcuintli Club of America, and editor of the "Xolo News." Amy lives in Forest Hills, New York.
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Table of Contents

Why I Adore My Poodle     5
Poodle History
Physical Characteristics of the Breed
Temperament and Behavior
The Stuff of Everyday Life     15
Bedding
Collar
Crate
Ex-Pen or Baby Gate
Food and Water Dishes
Grooming Supplies
Housetraining Supplies
Identification
Leash
Pet Stroller
Toys and Chews
Good Eating     25
How to Feed a Balanced Diet
Commercial Foods
Noncommercial Diets
Supplements
Water
Free Feeding Versus Scheduled Feeding
Obesity
Looking Good     39
Grooming Supplies
The Grooming Routine
Brushing
Bathing
Clipping the Coat
Nail and Foot Care
Ear Care
Eye Care
Dental Care
Professional Grooming
Feeling Good     53
Selecting a Qualified Vet
The Annual Health Exam
Neutering
Vaccinations
Parasites
Common Poodle Disorders and Diseases
Health Emergencies
Alternative Therapies
Being Good     73
The Importance of Positive Training
Socialization
Crate Training
Housetraining
Basic Commands
Trick Training
Finding a Professional Trainer
In the Doghouse     87
Causes of Problem Behaviors
Common Problem Behaviors
Finding a Behaviorist
Stepping Out     99
Agility
Conformation (Dog Shows)
Obedience
Meetups
Swimming
Therapy
Travel
Working Certificate
Resources     108
Index     110
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 30, 2013

    Santa paws at the hotel for dogs

    Santa paws was just a pup when andi from hotel for dogs came to rescue him

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