The Complete Idiot s Guide to Choosing Training and Raising a Dog

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Choosing  Training  and Raising a Dog Author Sarah Hodgson
ISBN-10 0028610989
Release 1996
Pages 330
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A breed-by-breed analysis is included in a guide to selecting, training, handling, and caring for a dog

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Fun and Tricks with Your Dog

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Fun and Tricks with Your Dog Author Sarah Hodgson
ISBN-10 0876050836
Release 1997
Pages 253
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Offers practical advice on training a dog, including how dogs can learn to perform special tricks

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Positive Dog Training

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Positive Dog Training Author Pamela Dennison
ISBN-10 0028644638
Release 2003
Pages 278
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Looks at positive training methods, including basic commands, puppy socialization, dealing with aggression, correcting bad behaviors, and crate training.

Modern Dog Parenting

Modern Dog Parenting Author Sarah Hodgson
ISBN-10 9781250095558
Release 2016-09-06
Pages 288
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You and your dog are a lot alike. By several behavioral measures, your dog’s mental abilities are equivalent to those of a two to three and a half-year-old toddler. Dogs can learn up to 250 words, count from one to five and understand basic arithmetic. Your dog can imitate and understand your behavior and has a sense of fairness. Doesn’t it make sense to treat these sensitive, intelligent creatures a bit more like children? Kids—and dogs—raised with kindness and respect grow up happy. And happy is good. Modern Dog Parenting will show readers that yes, you can love your dog and live with him, too. Dogs (and the people who love them) are tired of the school of dominant, top-dog training. They are looking for a new kind of pack leader: someone funny, enthusiastic, intuitive, approachable, and, above all, effective. And they’ve found her. Sarah Hodgson rejects dominance-based training and gets astonishing results with a blend of wit, compassion, energy, and proven skills. She communicates instructions clearly, directs behavior compassionately, and rewards success lavishly. Topics include: *Understanding the signs your dog is giving you *Having fun while learning manners *How to fit your dog into your lifestyle *How to communicate lovingly and effectively with your dog

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Golden Retrievers

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Golden Retrievers Author Margaret H. Bonham
ISBN-10 9781440625855
Release 2005-02-01
Pages 320
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The definitive book on the friendliest of pooches. This book covers everything about the selection, care, nutrition, and training of Golden Retrievers, including the history of the breed and breed standard; how to find a reputable breeder; housetraining and acclimating a retriever to a new home; managing a Golden's nutrition and health; basic obedience commands; understanding Golden behavior, and much more. * Features training, nutrition, and health information specific to Golden Retrievers * Author is a Dog Writers Association Book Award-winner whose articles have appeared in Dog Fancy, Dog World, Dog and Kennel, Pet Life, Pet View, Natural Pet, and Mushing

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Dachshunds

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Dachshunds Author Liz Palika
ISBN-10 9781440695797
Release 2002-09-01
Pages 320
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You're no idiot, of course. You're aware that the Dachshund resembles a hot dog with four feet. However, many new owners are caught off-guard when their cute, large-eyed, floppy-eared Dachsie behaves in ways they never expected.Don't roll over and give up! The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Dachshunds will show exactly how this breed views the world! In this Complete Idiot's Guide®, you get: * An anatomical examination of the Dachshund's physical characteristics. * Training exercises to engage your dog and establish household rules. * Food and fitness suggestions to keep your Dachshund healthy. * Methods of housetraining that won't traumatize you or your canine

What Philosophy Can Tell You about Your Dog

What Philosophy Can Tell You about Your Dog Author Steven D. Hales
ISBN-10 9780812697858
Release 2011-08-31
Pages 288
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Do dogs live in the same world as humans? Is it wrong to think dogs have personalities and emotions? What are dogs thinking and what’s the nature of canine wisdom? This is a book for thoughtful dog-lovers who want to explore the deeper issues raised by dogs and their relationships with humans. Twenty philosophers and dog-lovers reveal their experiences with dogs and give their insights on dog-related themes of metaphysics and ethics.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Puppies

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Puppies Author M.A. Gorman
ISBN-10 9781440650680
Release 2006-02-07
Pages 320
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Puppies covers everything new pet owners need to know to care for and bond with a new puppy, which will prevent future problems and ensure a great relationship with the new pet. Readers will discover how to find the right puppy, the basic dog breeds, positive dog training, and in-depth healthcare specifically geared to the needs of puppies.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Yorkshire Terriers

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Yorkshire Terriers Author Liz Palika
ISBN-10 9781440695827
Release 2003-02-04
Pages 288
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The Complete Idiot's Guide' to Yorkshire Terriers will cover everything a new or perspecitve Yorkie owner would need to know, including deciding whether or not a Yorkie is right for you (and vice versa). Teaches readers the history of the breed, its place among its other terrier cousins and how to find a reputable breeder. Includes how to acclimate your new Yorkie to your home; understanding Yorkie behavior; housetraining and other household rules; and managing your pet's nutrition and health.

The Boxer Handbook

The Boxer Handbook Author Joan Hustace Walker
ISBN-10 0764112449
Release 2000
Pages 201
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Information on all aspects of Boxer care and training, from selecting a puppy to caring for a lifelong canine friend.

The Pocket Idiot s Guide to Housetraining Your Dog

The Pocket Idiot s Guide to Housetraining Your Dog Author Liz Palika
ISBN-10 9781440626388
Release 2007-11-06
Pages 176
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When a dog's gotta go... Any new dog owner will tell you: housetraining comes first. Presented step-by-step, here is all the information needed to accomplish this task. It covers everything from puppies to rescued dogs to tiny dogs, and more than one tried-and-true method. With special sections on housetraining for busy owners, apartment-training, and how to get the quickest results, this guide will surely become man's second-best friend.

The Complete Idiot s Guide To Raising Chickens

The Complete Idiot s Guide To Raising Chickens Author Jerome D. Belanger
ISBN-10 9781101223710
Release 2010-04-06
Pages 208
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Raising chickens is a growing trend hitting urban and suburban areas, as well as the country. 'The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Raising Chickens', covers every aspect of raising chickens, whether one lives in the country, suburb, or city. People wanting their own supply of organic, additive-free, free-range eggs want to know how to keep their chickens healthy and egg producing. ? How to choose what to start with: chicks, pullets, or hens ? How best to feed and water ? Coverage of the most popular breeds ? Everything about eggs, including how to sell them

The Art of Raising a Puppy Revised Edition

The Art of Raising a Puppy  Revised Edition Author Monks of New Skete
ISBN-10 9780316182683
Release 2011-06-29
Pages 352
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For more than thirty years the Monks of New Skete have been among America's most trusted authorities on dog training, canine behavior, and the animal/human bond. In their two now-classic bestsellers, How to be Your Dog's Best Friend and The Art of Raising a Puppy, the Monks draw on their experience as long-time breeders of German shepherds and as trainers of dogs of all breeds to provide--brilliantly distilled--the indispensable information and advice that every dog owner needs. This new edition of The Art of Raising a Puppy features new photographs throughout, along with updated chapters on play, crating, adopting dogs from shelters and rescue organizations, raising dogs in an urban environment, and the latest developments in canine health and canine behavioral theory.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Country Living

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Country Living Author Kimberley Willis
ISBN-10 9781440653261
Release 2008-11-04
Pages 368
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Even simple living has complications. City/suburban dwellers heading to 'greener pastures' will find this guide indispensable. The transition to a more rural life can be complicated, with dozens of issues to consider, from utilities to schools to weather. Expert advisor Kimberly Willis writes from experience on such topics as choosing the right location, building or refurbishing, tools and supplies, home farming, animal ownership, and more. ?A growing market with little or no competition ?Practical, easy-to-follow advice ?Strong resources section

Dog Training For Dummies

Dog Training For Dummies Author Jack Volhard
ISBN-10 9781118054529
Release 2011-09-14
Pages 408
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Dog Training For Dummies has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Dog Training For Dummies also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Dog Training For Dummies book for free.


Goldendoodles Author Jane Edith Lumsden
ISBN-10 0764142909
Release 2009
Pages 95
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(back cover) Information and advice to help you take good care of your Goldendoodle The typical Goldendoodle: origins, physical traits, temperament, and more Expert advice: feeding, health care, training, grooming, exercise, and play activities Understanding your Goldendoodle: recognizing behavioral changes and addressing senior needs Step-by-step directions for everyday care Informative and attractive sidebars Filled with handsome full-color photos (picture caption) The beautiful Goldendoodle is a cross between a Golden Retriever and a Poodle.

Your Boxer s Life

Your Boxer s Life Author Kim Dearth
ISBN-10 0761520481
Release 2000
Pages 319
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Dogs have become part of the family in more than 35 million North American households. Unfortunately, not all owners have the up-to-date information they need to build a rewarding, lifelong relationship with the dog they love. In Prima's "Your Pet's Life" series, pet-care experts give new -- and veteran -- dog owners everything they need to know to raise a healthy, happy dog from puppy to indispensable companion. In contrast to most breed-specific books, which use generic training sections, every book in the series contains a training section specifically geared to the needs and special requirements of each individual breed.