Puppies for Dummies

Puppies for Dummies

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Arguably, there is no animal in the world that can offer you the amount of unconditional devotion as a dog. The period of puppyhood can be the toughest and most delightful era in your dog's life. Each puppy, as it grows into doghood, faces - and sees - the world in different and unique ways. Some puppies thrive on human interaction; others prefer an independent lifestyle. Some love the general mayhem that small children create; others find the commotion less thrilling. Your puppy will grow up to be your friend, keeper, and voice.

Puppies For Dummies is for anyone interested in exploring this momentous era in a dog's life. Whether you already have a puppy curled at your feet (or chewing at your shoelaces), or if you're still in the thinking-about-it stage, this clearly written and easy-to-understand guide will help you to

Choose the perfect puppy Raise a well-mannered, happy puppy Housetrain your puppy quickly and effectively Provide proper puppy care and nutrition Keep peace between kids and puppies

Find out how to create a lasting relationship between your puppy and you. Explore different training methods to fit your puppy's needs. Puppies For Dummies also covers the following topics and more:

Finding a puppy that fits your lifestyle Where to get your puppy Shopping for puppy supplies The five stages of development Teaching your pup some control and manners Ensuring the fitness and health of your puppy Fun games and tricks

Having a puppy and experiencing it grow up to be full-grown dog is an amazing journey that will never be forgotten. With a focus on behavior and relationship, this book will show you everything you need to know about your puppy so that it will grow up to be a healthy, playful, and well-mannered dog.

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Wiley Pub., c2000.
ISBN: 9780764552557
Branch Call Number: 636.707 H691
636.707 H
Characteristics: xxiv, 356 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.


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