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Title:
Puppies
Author:
Swaim, Connie, author.
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Publication Information:
New York, New York, USA : Alpha, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., [2014]
Physical Description:
vi, 298 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Idiot's Guides: Puppies is a beautiful, full-color book with dozens of photos and step-by-step instructions to help any new pet owner make the experience as smooth and enjoyable as possible. Tips on choosing a puppy, preparing for the new family member's arrival, nutrition, sleep, housetraining, medical care, socialization, and more, are included in this fun and helpful guide.
Language:
English
Contents:
Choosing a puppy -- Preparing for your puppy -- Bringing puppy home -- Feeding your puppy -- Crate training -- Housetraining -- Socialization -- Grooming -- Health care -- Training basics -- Solving problem behaviors -- Having fun with your puppy -- On the move.
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ISBN:
9781615646456
Format :
Book

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All the information you need to prepare for a new puppy Nothing's cuter than a new puppy but they can be hard work, Idiots Guides- Puppies is an easy, accessible guide to everything you need to know about choosing and looking after your puppy. Packed with great tips Idiots Guides- Puppies helps you choose which puppy fits best with your lifestyle and then provides advice on feeding, house training, medical care, socialisation, and equipment. You'll also get handy hints on how to prepare your kids and any other pets to accept the new puppy into your lives and step-by-step photography shows you exactly how to handle, groom, and administer medication for your puppy if it's ill. This guide focuses on the emotional well-being and behavioural issues as well as the physical health of your new puppy and shows you how to have fun together too. Idiot's Guides- Puppies is perfect for anyone considering getting a new puppy, whether they are a first time pet owner or are wanting to settle their new puppy with their other pets.


Author Notes

Connie Swaim is director of canine training and behavior for the Humane Society of Indianapolis. She is a Karen Pryor Academy-Certified Training Partner and a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers. She is also a K9 handler for Midwest Search Dogs, a volunteer search-and-rescue organization.

Debra Eldredge, DVM, graduated from Cornell University, where she was the first recipient of the Gentle Doctor Award, a prize given by the clinical faculty for the best patient care. She is a past president of the Dog Writers Association of America and an award-winning author of more than 20 books on pets, including Your Labrador Retriever Puppy Month by Month , cowritten with Terry Albert.


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