The Complete Idiot S Guide To Puppies

Author: M.A. Gorman
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440650683
Size: 11,73 MB
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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.

Idiot S Guides Puppies

Author: Connie Swaim
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1615646469
Size: 15,65 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Nothing's cuter or more fun than a new puppy. But it takes lots of work to get ready for them, to take good care of them, and to teach them to be a well-behaved member of the family. Idiot's Guides: Puppies gives readers everything they need to prepare for a new puppy and make the experience as smooth and enjoyable as possible, for the family as well as the puppy. In it, readers get: - Dozens of fun-loving and helpful full-color photographs - An assessment of what type of puppy is best for their home and lifestyle, plus tips on where to go to find one once they know what they are looking for. - Steps for preparing for the new puppy before it arrives, including puppy-proofing the home and yard, buying the necessary tools and equipment, preparing kids and other pets, and setting up places for the puppy to sleep and eat. - Tips on how much and when to feed your puppy, and how to choose among dry food, canned food, and home-cooked and natural options. - Step-by-step training tutorials for housetraining, basic commands and manners, socialization, and solving problem behaviors such as biting and chewing. - Expert medical advice from a veterinarian on what to watch for, and what to do when your puppy is sick or injured.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Reptiles Amphibians

Author: Liz Palika
Editor:
ISBN: 9780876051450
Size: 19,28 MB
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The average reptile owner has two or three reptile pets, not necessarily of the same species, and needs one book that will answer all their questions. What can you expect from a reptile as a pet? How do you set up a habitat for a desert snake or a rain forest frog? What should you feed these most finicky eaters? There are also tips on avoiding salmonella, advice about handling your pet and a section on what to do if you are bitten. The most comprehensive information on every aspect of the subject is presented in an easily-accessible, quick, fun format.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Golden Retrievers

Author: Margaret H. Bonham
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440625859
Size: 15,95 MB
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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

Author: Liz Palika
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440695792
Size: 19,96 MB
Format: PDF
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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 GuideĀ® to Dachshunds will show exactly how this breed views the world! In this Complete Idiot's GuideĀ®, 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

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Pugs

Author: Liz Palika
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440696411
Size: 14,63 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Everything Pug. This definitive guide covers what Pug owners need to know about the selection, care, nutrition, and training of their pet. From the history of the breed to common Pug health problems, readers get the whole picture on the precious Pug.

The Pocket Idiot S Guide To Homemade Dog Food

Author: Margaret H. Bonham
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1436294568
Size: 11,26 MB
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Make your own dog food!

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Labrador Retrievers 2nd Edition

Author: Margaret H. Bonham
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440625913
Size: 17,49 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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How to raise a healthy and happy Lab. Now Lab owners and those who want to join their ranks can learn about the breed's special needs - medical, nutritional, and emotional - as well as the basics on keeping, training, medical care, and nutrition. In this new edition, readers will find the latest on clicker training for Labs, up- to-date information on genetic diseases and medical innovations, travel needs, and how to guard against acquiring an overly inbred Lab. -Labrador Retrievers are an extremely popular breed -Includes an eight-page, four-color insert, as well as four-color IFC and IBC elements -More than a third of the photos in the book are new -An updated training section that includes clicker training

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Yorkshire Terriers

Author: Liz Palika
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440695822
Size: 13,96 MB
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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.

Dog Grooming For Dummies

Author: Margaret H. Bonham
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118052860
Size: 11,29 MB
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Handle grooming yourself to save money and bond with your dog Brush, bathe, and clip your dog like a pro! Whether your dog is destined for a career in the show ring or a spot on the living room couch, good grooming is important. This friendly guide shows you how to develop a grooming routine that will keep your dog clean - and strengthen the bond between you. It includes detailed, step-by-step grooming instructions for all types of coats. Discover how to Train your dog for grooming Care for nails, teeth, and ears Use clippers and scissors Groom specific types of coats Prepare a dog for the show ring