Puppy Care For Dummies, Mini Edition [NOOK Book]

Puppy Care For Dummies, Mini Edition

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Overview

Make the most of your puppy's first year!


Bringing home a puppy? This fun, pocket guide to puppyhood prepares you for this tough but terrific time. From preparing your home to preparing your family, you get everything you need to help get your puppy off to a great start.


Open the book and find:





  • Words every puppy should know





  • How your puppy views the world





  • What your puppy is trying to tell you





  • Housetraining tips





  • What and when you should feed your pup


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118042960
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/9/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 98,058
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Sarah Hodgson has run Simply Sarah, a dog training school and retail catalog company, for 15 years. She has appeared on the Today show and Animal Planet Radio.
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Table of Contents

Introduction.


Icons Used in This Book.


Where to Go from Here.


Chapter 1: Raising a Puppy: Making Heads and Tails of It.


Helping Your Puppy Jump into the Family Groove.


Tackling Training through Your Puppy's Growth Phases.


Day-to-Day Frustrations — and More Serious Problems.


Chapter 2: Life from His Paws: Understanding Your Puppy's View of the World.


Understanding Your Puppy's Basic Needs.


Eating.


Drinking.


Gimme, Gimme, Gimme: Puppies Want All the Attention.


The power of positive attention.


Why negative attention doesn't work.


Teacher Be Taught: Showing Your Pup How to Live in a Human World.


Chapter 3: Housetraining for Success.


Understand Your Puppy’s Natural Potty Impulses.


Direction versus Correction.


Establishing Structure and Routine.


Getting on a potty-time schedule.


Changing the routine.


Helping your pup communicate his need to go.


Quick Tips for Housetraining Success.


Chapter 4: Food and Fitness.


Puppy Nutrition 101: Making Sure Your Pup Is Well-Fed.


Essential ingredients — and how they differ from brand to brand.


Interpreting food labels to get more bang for your buck.


Keeping Your Puppy Fit.


Making the activity age-appropriate.


Factoring in size, breed, and energy level.


Fun and games.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 28, 2012

    Hey

    Cool book

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    Posted May 25, 2013

    Hey

    You should get this book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 30, 2012

    Should i get this book?

    I wonder if this book should help me and my crazy puppy

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 11, 2012

    Dont even know how this book is

    ???????????????????is it good?

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  • Posted August 5, 2011

    Hi

    Lovve dogs!!!!!!!

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