Pampering Your Pooch: Discover What Your Dog Needs, Wants, and Loves

Pampering Your Pooch: Discover What Your Dog Needs, Wants, and Loves

by Jason R. Rich

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470009222
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 09/19/2006
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 8.02(h) x 0.52(d)

About the Author

Jason R. Rich is the author of more than thirty books, including two based on the Fox television series American Idol, and is a frequent contributor to newspapers and magazines. Rich is the proud owner of Rusty, a properly pampered Yorkshire Terrier.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

1. Dog Food.

Healthy Gourmet Fare for Your Discriminating Canine.

Focus on Ingredients.

Canned or Kibbles?

Choosing the Right Formula.

Does Your Dog Need a Variety of Flavors?

The Right Amount of Food.

The Raw Diet Option.

Premium Dog Foods.

2. Treats and Biscuits.

Pamper Your Dog with Healthy "Cookies."

Fruits and Vegetables Are Always Healthy Choices.

Your Love Is the Secret Ingredient in Homemade Biscuits.

Store-Bought Gourmet Treats and Biscuits.

3. Canine Couture.

Your Dog Can Follow the Latest Fashion Trends.

Give Your Dog a Fashion Makeover.

Couture for the Pampered Pooch.

Dressing Up Your Dog for the Holidays.

4. Collars, Tags, and Leashes.

Show Off Your Dog’s Unique Style.

Designer Collars and Leashes

Collars with a High-Tech Twist

Consider a Harness.

ID Tags.

5. Dog Beds.

Let Your Dog Lounge in Luxury.

Choosing a Bed That’s Right for Your Pooch.

Other Options for the Discriminating Dog.

6. Toys and Activities.

Entertaining Your Dog.

Fetch 101.

Chew Toys.

Plush and Squeaky Toys.

Toys That Make Your Dog Think.

Agility Training.

7. Accessories for Pets and People.

Innovative Ways to Show Off Your Love.

Custom Jewelry.

Pet Photography.

Items Featuring Your Dog.

Nintendogs: A Video Game for All Dog Lovers.

Knit Your Way into Your Dog’s Heart.

8. Carriers and Crates.

Transport Your Dog in Style.

Choosing the Perfect Carrier.

Purselike Carriers.

Traditional Soft-Sided Carriers.

Hard-Bodied Crates.

Doggy Car Seats.

Introducing Your Dog to a New Carrier.

9. Health Insurance.

Be Prepared for Emergencies.

What Is Pet Insurance?

Pet Health Insurance Companies.

Have Your Dog Microchipped.

Added Protection for Your Dog.

Be Prepared for Emergencies Before They Happen.

The Pet Emergency Information Sheet.

10. Dog Massage and Pet Psychics.

Zen and the Art of Pampering Your Pooch.

The Benefits of Pet Massage.

Reiki for Dogs Focuses on Energy.

Need Help Understanding Your Dog? Try a Pet Psychic.

11. Bathing and Grooming.

Canine Coiffure Keeps Your Dog Looking His Best.

Bathing Your Own Dog.

Grooming Basics.

Dental Hygiene.

Trimming Your Dog’s Nails.

12. Training, Doggy Daycare, and Resorts.

A Trained and Entertained Dog Is a Happy Dog.

Training Options for a Well-Mannered Pooch.

Doggy Daycare: Pampering Even When You’re Not Around.

Professional Dog Walkers.

Upscale Canine Resorts.

13. Traveling with Your Dog.

Bringing Your Pampered Pooch on Vacation.

Choosing Your Vacation Destination.

Check with Your Veterinarian Before Leaving Home.

Travel Expenses to Consider.

What to Pack for Your Dog.

Traveling by Airplane.

Traveling by Car.

Finding Dog-Friendly Accommodations.

Working with a Travel Agent.

Appendix.

Index.

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Pampering Your Pooch: Discover What Your Dog Needs, Wants, and Loves 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Must be held in peace
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Guest More than 1 year ago
If you love your dog and want to spoil him, this is the book to read! I loved it! It's also a great gift for dog lovers.