Rottweilers For Dummies

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Known for its great strength, endurance, and protectiveness, the Rottweiler can be a good-natured, playful pet. It can also be a highly challenging breed. In the right hands, a Rottweiler can be the best security system in town, and at the same time, an affectionate friend to the whole family, always ready for fun and games. The well-bred, well-trained Rottweiler has the courage of a lion and is happy to obey. In the wrong hands, a Rottweiler just as easily can become an unruly ...

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Overview

Known for its great strength, endurance, and protectiveness, the Rottweiler can be a good-natured, playful pet. It can also be a highly challenging breed. In the right hands, a Rottweiler can be the best security system in town, and at the same time, an affectionate friend to the whole family, always ready for fun and games. The well-bred, well-trained Rottweiler has the courage of a lion and is happy to obey. In the wrong hands, a Rottweiler just as easily can become an unruly beast, a menace to all that come near.

Is the Rottweiler the right breed for you and your family? Rottweilers For Dummies provides the answer to this and all your questions about getting, caring for and living with this big dog. Long-time Rottweiler breeder and trainer Richard G. Beauchamp gets you up and running with what you need to know to:

  • Choose the right Rottweiler for you
  • Socialize your new puppy
  • Educate yourself and your dog
  • Maintain good health, proper exercise and diet
  • Handle behavioral problems
  • Participate in dog competitions

In friendly, down-to-earth language, Rick provides insights into the Rottweiler temperament and loads of sensible, easy-to-follow advice on everything a Rottweiler owner should know – along with fun facts and tips on how to have a great time with your Rottie. Discover how to:

  • Decide on whether a male or female is right for you
  • Find and choose your new friend and bring him or her home
  • Understand how to communicate with your Rottweiler
  • Train your Rottweiler
  • Finding a good trainer and attend classes
  • Deal with emotional conflicts
  • Feed and exercise your Rottweiler
  • Recognize, prevent, and treat common health problems
  • Have loyal friend for life

The indispensable guide for you and your Rottweiler, Rottweilers For Dummies is the only book you’ll need to help you have the best possible experience with this admirable and loveable breed.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764552717
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/28/2000
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 280
  • Sales rank: 622,735
  • Product dimensions: 7.43 (w) x 9.28 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard G. Beauchamp, a respected breeder and prominent dog show judge, has been involved in every facet of purebred dogs for most of his life. He is a longtime Rottweiler enthusiast.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

PART I: Getting to Know Rottweilers.

Chapter 1: So What Exactly Is a Rottweiler?

Chapter 2: Is a Rottweiler Right for You?

PART II: Searching for Your Soul Mate.

Chapter 3: Knowing What You Want in a Rottweiler.

Chapter 4: Finding and Choosing Your New Friend.

PART III: Living with a Rottweiler.

Chapter 5: Preparing for Your Puppy.

Chapter 6: Welcome Home!

Chapter 7: Understanding How to Communicate with YourRottweiler.

Chapter 8: Training Your Rottweiler.

Chapter 9: Having Fun with Your Rottweiler.

PART IV: Keeping Your Rottweiler Healthy.

Chapter 10: Getting to Know Your Rottweiler . Inside andOut.

Chapter 11: Feeding and Exercising Your Rottweiler.

Chapter 12: Preventing Health Problems.

Chapter 13: Being Prepared for Emergencies.

Chapter 14: Knowing What to Do When Your Dog Gets Sick.

PART V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 15: Ten Reasons to Own a Rottweiler.

Chapter 16: Ten Reasons Not to Own a Rottweiler.

Chapter 17: Ten Tips for Training Your Rottweiler.

Chapter 18: Ten Tips for Traveling with (Or without) YourDog.

Appendix A: Glossary.

Appendix B: Resources.

Index.

Book Registration Information.

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  • Posted July 18, 2011

    Great Reference!!

    A great book on everything you need to know about Rottweilers!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 19, 2013

    Good intro

    Has good information as an intro to rottweilers, though The Ultimate Rottweiler seems superior in depth.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 23, 2012

    I have a rottweiler with infection

    I have a rottweiler 2 actully one has an infection in his balls

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