by Erin Amon


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These appealing pooches are a cross between Cocker Spaniels and Poodles. They are affectionate, with outgoing personalities and a high intelligence that makes them quick learners. All titles in Barron's profusely-illustrated Complete Pet Owner's Manuals introduce inexperienced and prospective pet owners to the pleasures and duties of pet care. They also make ideal guides for older children having their first experiences as animal caretakers. Attractively illustrated and filled with helpful information, Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manuals advise on purchasing, housing, feeding, health care--and where applicable, grooming and training pets. Each book is individually written by an expert--a trainer, breeder, veterinarian, or other animal specialist. These manuals cover every popular dog and cat breed, as well as bird varieties, hamsters and other small caged animals, fish varieties for aquarium hobbyists, terrarium pets, and even exotics, such as reptiles, amphibians, and scorpions. All books have 70 or more color photos, and most also have instructive line illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764140204
Publisher: B.E.S. Publishing
Publication date: 04/01/2010
Series: Complete Pet Owner's Manuals
Pages: 95
Sales rank: 1,184,209
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.10(d)

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Cockapoos 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Haddie More than 1 year ago
I haven't had a dog for many years, so I wanted to learn how to take care of my cockapoo and found this book. It is a simple book and a fast read but does give great information on caring for your dog. Explaining what a cockapoo is was a great way to begin to understand the history, genetics, physical characteristics and personality of my new friend. Grooming was a big concern for me and I fell like I can now groom my dog and not feel as though I'm paying off the national debt. The health and wellness section was extremely helpful and the behavior and obedience training section was informative easy with step by step instructions. My friend paid for a trainer and I believe I learned the same with much less money. Between the information the vet and feed stores gave me along checking out what the book tells me I believe I will be a suitable owner for my dog who is a terrific friend and companion for me.