Dogs For DummiesBook - 1996
Named "Best of the Best" by the Dog Writers Association of America!
Have you considered buying or adopting a dog but aren't sure where to begin? Are you intimidated and confused by the hundreds of dog breeds from which to choose? Do you know how to properly bathe, groom, feed, and care for your new puppy or dog once you've gotten home? Dogs For Dummies® is your handy guide to selecting, buying, and caring for the puppy or dog who's right for you! This fun reference covers all the dos and don'ts as well as the rights and responsibilities of dog ownership, providing you with plenty of tips on everything from how to train your dog to what kind of toys, food, and treats to buy! Inside, you'll discover how to:Choose the right dog to fit your lifestyle Purchase a puppy or dog from a reputable breeder Adopt a dog or puppy from a shelter or rescue group Buy all the doggie equipment and accessories you need, including toys, bones, bowls, collars, and leashes Raise and maintain a healthy and happy dog through proper diet and exercise Choose a veterinarian who's right for you and your dog Solve your dog's simple behavior problems or determine whether obedience school is needed Make traveling with your dog a breeze