The Dalmatian: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

The Dalmatian: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

by Patti Strand, Rod Strand


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The Best Advice to Raise a Happy Healthy Dalmatian

The Dalmatian offers:
* Completely up-to-date resources, including top Web sites of interest to Dalmatian owners
* Expert advice from Dr. Ian Dunbar, internationally renowned animal behaviorist
* An introduction to the exciting world of dog sports from Bardi McLennan, Dog Fancy magazine columnist
* Quick access to everything you need to know about the health and well-being of your Dalmatian
* Full-color photographs of Dalmatians from puppyhood to adulthood and the golden years

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781684422968
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 09/01/1995
Series: Happy Healthy Pet Series , #81
Pages: 146
Sales rank: 718,841
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Rod and Patti Strand have raised, bred and shown Dalmatians for over 25 years. They are both American Kennel Club judges, and Patti is a member of the AKC's Board of Directors. They have written extensively on the subject of the human-animal bond and have been featured guests on radio, television and national conferences.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: Welcome to the World of the Dalmatian.

1. What Is a Dalmatian?

2. The Dalmatian's Ancestry.

3. The World According to the Dalmatian.

PART TWO: Living with a Dalmatian.

4. Bringing Your Dalmatian Home.

5. Feeding Your Dalmatian.

6. Grooming Your Dalmatian.

7. Keeping Your Dalmatian Healthy.

PART THREE: Enjoying Your Dog.

8. Basic Training (Ian Dunbar, Ph.D., MRCVS).

9. Getting Active with Your Dog (Bardi McLennan).

10. Your Dog and Your Family (Bardi McLennan).

11. Your Dog and Your Community (Bardi McLennan).

PART FOUR: Beyond the Basics.

12. Recommended Reading.

13. Resources.

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