Humane Society of the United States Complete Guide to Dog Care: Everything You Need to Keep Your Dog Healthy and Happy

Humane Society of the United States Complete Guide to Dog Care: Everything You Need to Keep Your Dog Healthy and Happy

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Humane Society of the United States Complete Guide to Dog Care: Everything You Need to Keep Your Dog Healthy and Happy by Marion S. Lane

In paperback at last - the definitve guide to canine care and basic training from one of America's most trusted names in animal advocacy.

* The guide covers everything from choosing the puppy or dog that's right for you to house training and socialization to veterinary care to solving problem behavior.

* No one knows every dog breed better than the staff of the Humane Society.

* The Humane Society of the United States is the nation's largest animal-protection organization, with a constituency of more than five million people. Based in Washington, D.C., the HSUS maintains nine regional offices, an education division, and an international arm, Humane Society International.

Author Biography: Marion S. Lane is the author of The Yorkshire Terrier and is on the board of governors of the Dog Writers Association of America.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316595476
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 06/01/2001
Edition description: 1 PBK ED
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 7.46(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Acknowledgmentsix
Noticex
Part 1All Things Considered
1.What Is a Dog?5
2.The Canine Covenant18
3.A Good Dog for You28
4.Finding Your Dog54
5.Getting Ready69
Part 2Health and Safety
6.The Right Veterinarian87
7.Ounces of Prevention100
8.Food and Feeding112
9.Eye on Health124
10.Emergency!142
11.Before Disaster Strikes160
Part 3Care and Training
12.Housetraining171
13.Socialization and Handling183
14.Training193
15.Exercise211
Part 4Enjoying Your Dog
16.Everyday Fun and Games227
17.Activism237
Part 5Problem Solving
18.Dog Behaviors/People Problems249
19.Home Alone265
20.Solving Common Problems275
21.Aggression309
22.Changing Situations338
Part 6Lifelong Partners
23.Old Friends359
24.Final Choices367
Appendix I.State Pet-Store Rules and Regulations377
Appendix II.What's Distinctive about an AAHA Hospital Member?381
Index385

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