You and Your Puppy: Training and Health Care for Your Puppy's First Year / Edition 1

You and Your Puppy: Training and Health Care for Your Puppy's First Year / Edition 1

by James DeBitetto, Sarah Hodgson
     
 

"You & Your Puppy is lively, well written and thorough. It is an uncommonly good dog book." ?Donald McCaig Author, Nop's Hope Lucky you!

Now that you're the proud owner of an adorable puppy, you are in for the time of your life. As you raise this new family member, you'll get to know your puppy as you watch her grow. But like any family member, your puppy

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"You & Your Puppy is lively, well written and thorough. It is an uncommonly good dog book." ?Donald McCaig Author, Nop's Hope Lucky you!

Now that you're the proud owner of an adorable puppy, you are in for the time of your life. As you raise this new family member, you'll get to know your puppy as you watch her grow. But like any family member, your puppy will need to learn some basic manners and will need to be well taken care of.

The authors of You & Your Puppy?a professional dog trainer and a veterinarian?understand what it takes to turn your bundle of fluff into a healthy, happy canine companion.

In You & Your Puppy you will find a training schedule to work with your puppy through every developmental phase, including adolescence. You'll also learn how to housebreak your puppy, how to control nipping and chewing, how to puppy-proof your home, what your puppy should be eating, what shots your puppy needs, how to control fleas and ticks, and much more.

You & Your Puppy is the all-in-one puppy-rearing book you can turn to for the first 12 months of your puppy's life, and then come back to as your puppy matures.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764562389
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,052,333
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

About the Authors.

Acknowledgments for Sarah Hodgson.

Acknowledgments for James DeBitetto, DVM.

Introduction.

PART 1: Put Yourself in My Paws!

Chapter 1: A Puppy's Eye View.

Chapter 2: Doglish.

Chapter 3: Understanding Your Puppy's Personality.

PART 2: Training: First Day Through First Year.

Chapter 4: Equipment Essentials.

Chapter 5: The Teaching Lead.

Chapter 6: Special Considerations.

Chapter 7: Starting Off on the Right Paw.

Chapter 8: The Infant: 8 to 12 Weeks.

Chapter 9: The Terrible Twos: 12 to 16 Weeks.

Chapter 10: The Budding Adolescent: 16 to 24 Weeks.

Chapter 11: Puppy Puberty: 6 to 9 Months.

Chapter 12: The Trying Teen: 9 to 12 Months.

PART 3: Mister or Miss Manners.

Chapter 13: The Encyclopedia of Canine Etiquette.

Chapter 14: Beyond the Cooperative Canine.

PART 4: Your Puppy's Health.

Chapter 15: Preventive Health Maintenance.

Chapter 16: Fleas, Ticks, Worms, and Other Bugs.

Chapter 17: Household Dangers and First Aid.

Chapter 18: Puppy Pediatrics: A Glossary.

Index.

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