The Everything Puppy Book: Choosing, Raising and Training Your Littlest Best Friend

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Finally - a puppy guide that answers all your questions!
Nothing is more adorable than a new puppy! But no matter how cute, puppies take a lot of hard work and loving care. The Everything Puppy Book teaches you absolutely everything you need to raise your precious pet through the most critical stages of his or her life.
Packed with professional instructions and useful tips, this is the one book you and your family will turn to time and time ...
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Overview

Finally - a puppy guide that answers all your questions!
Nothing is more adorable than a new puppy! But no matter how cute, puppies take a lot of hard work and loving care. The Everything Puppy Book teaches you absolutely everything you need to raise your precious pet through the most critical stages of his or her life.
Packed with professional instructions and useful tips, this is the one book you and your family will turn to time and time again. Including photographs of your favorite breeds, and a color insert, The Everything Puppy Book covers everything from grooming to exercise, and training to breed behavior. Before long, your puppy will become a healthy, well-mannered, well-adjusted, full-grown dog.
The Everything Puppy Book gives you valuable advice on how to:
Choose the best breed for your lifestyle
Help your other pets adjust to the new puppy
Puppy-proof your house
Buy the right supplies
Housebreak your puppy in record time
Solve common behavior problems
Feed and groom your puppy
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580625760
  • Publisher: F & W Media Inc
  • Publication date: 12/28/2001
  • Series: Everything Series
  • Pages: 322
  • Sales rank: 598,833
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1      The World of Dogs
Chapter 2      Dog Breeds
Chapter 3      Before Getting a Puppy
Chapter 4      Where to Buy a Puppy
Chapter 5      Puppy-Proofing Your Home
Chapter 6      Making Way for a Smooth Transition
Chapter 7      Your Puppy's First Month
Chapter 8      Puppy Nutrition
Chapter 9      Grooming
Chapter 10      Housetraining
Chapter 11      Socializing - Raising a Friendly Dog
Chapter 12      Basic Training
Chapter 13      Common Behavioral Problems
Chapter 14      Obedience Training
Chapter 15      Basic Care for Your Puppy's Health
Chapter 16      Ailments to Be on the Lookout For
Chapter 17      Stuff You Can Do with Your Puppy
Chapter 18      Creating a Super-Dog: Beyond Basic Obedience
Chapter 19      The Terrible Twos
Appendix I: Resources
Appendix II: The Complete AKC Pedigree List
Index
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