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Title:
You & your puppy : training and health care for puppy's first year
Author:
DeBitetto, James.
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Publication Information:
New York : Howell Book House, [1995]

©1995
Physical Description:
xii, 260 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780876057841

9780764562389
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Book

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Summary

Summary

Introduces canine behavior, demonstrates each step in training a puppy, and discusses preventive health maintenance, insects, household dangers, and first aid.


Author Notes

JAMES DeBITETTO, DVM, is the owner and director of the Country Home Veterinary Clinic in Bedford Hills, New York. He is a graduate of the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University. SARAH HODGSON is the owner of The Cooperative Canine in Goldens Bridge, New York. She is a member of the American Pet Dog Trainers, the Society of North American Dog Trainers, and the Dog Writers' Association of America.


Table of Contents

About the Authors
Acknowledgments for Sarah Hodgson
Acknowledgments for James DeBitetto, D.V.M
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
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