The Ultimate Guide to Puppy Care and Training: Housetraining, Life Skills, and Basic Care from Puppyhood to Adolescence

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As puppy adoption continues to climb annually in the United States, so too does the demand for an absolute resource like The Ultimate Guide to Puppy Care and Training. Never before have all things puppy been covered in such detail as in the pages of this definitive new book. New puppy parents will make a new dog-smart friend in gifted author Tracy J. Libby, whose inviting tone, positive dog-friendly methods, and deep-rooted knowledge of her four-legged subject, provides ...
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Overview


As puppy adoption continues to climb annually in the United States, so too does the demand for an absolute resource like The Ultimate Guide to Puppy Care and Training. Never before have all things puppy been covered in such detail as in the pages of this definitive new book. New puppy parents will make a new dog-smart friend in gifted author Tracy J. Libby, whose inviting tone, positive dog-friendly methods, and deep-rooted knowledge of her four-legged subject, provides everything a new owner needs to know for the puppy’s first year.

Beginning with the selection of the puppy from a trustworthy source and the puppy’s first days in the home, this authoritative, up-to-date guide covers all aspects of house-training, feeding, grooming, obedience lessons, and home and veterinary care. Experienced dog owners, too, will find solutions to commonly encountered puppy issues, from separation anxiety and puppy cough to recurring house-training accidents and food guarding. Whether it’s natural remedies for allergies, selecting a doggy daycare, traveling by rail, or mastering the down-stay cue, The Ultimate Guide to Puppy Care and Training has the information readers want and need.

INSIDE THIS DOG FANCY BOOK:

•Puppy basics: selecting a puppy, puppy proofing and safety, daily routine, and accessories

•Puppy kindergarten and house-training, puppy manners and socialization, puppies and children

•Teaching basic cues (sit, down, stay, come, etc.) and advanced training

•Grooming, feeding and nutrition, and exercise

•Veterinary care, vaccinations, spaying/neutering, and common puppy ailments

•Solving behavioral problems (jumping, digging, shyness, aggression, etc.)

•25 signs of sickness, 35 major health considerations, and 50 first aid emergencies

•Natural dog care: holistic, homeopathic, herbal, and hands-on therapies

•Fun with dogs: tricks, indoor and outdoor games, dog sports and competition

This volume is the only book you’ll need to start out right with your new puppy!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781621870890
  • Publisher: i5 Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/16/2014
  • Pages: 224

Meet the Author


Tracy J. Libby: Tracy Libby is an award-winning writer and photographer whose work has won multiple awards from the Dog Writers Association of America and the Alliance of Purebred Dog Writers. A professional pet-care writer for over twenty years, she has written for Dog Fancy, Dog World, Puppies USA, Dogs USA, Modern Dog, and the AKC Gazette. She has been involved in the sport of dogs for nearly three decades, exhibiting her Aussies in agility, conformation, and obedience. She lives in Creswell, Oregon with her husband, five cats, and five Australian Shepherds.
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