Perfect Puppy

Author: Gwen Bailey
Publisher: Hamlyn
ISBN: 9780600625452
Release Date: 2012-05-08
Genre: Pets

Gwen Bailey's bestselling puppy care guide has helped hundreds of thousands of owners throughout the world raise a problem-free dog. Now, updated with the latest findings in canine behaviour and a completely new user-friendly design, this revised edition will teach you how to raise a problem-free dog. From housetraining to playing games, it will show you how to teach your dog good manners and build his confidence with the world around him. There are step-by-step training and socialization plans as well as a guide to understanding and preventing biting, chewing and other problems. If you want your puppy to develop into a happy, well-behaved and friendly adult dog, you cannot afford to be without this book.

The Perfect Puppy

Author: Gwen Bailey
Publisher: Hamlyn (UK)
ISBN: 060061722X
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Dogs

Gwen Bailey's bestselling puppy care guide has helped hundreds of thousands of owners throughout the world raise a problem-free dog. Now, updated with the latest findings in canine behaviour and a completely new user-friendly design, this revised edition will teach you how to raise a problem-free dog. From housetraining to playing games, it will show you how to teach your dog good manners and build his confidence with the world around him. There are step-by-step training and socialization plans as well as a guide to understanding and preventing biting, chewing and other problems. If you want your puppy to develop into a happy, well-behaved and friendly adult dog, you cannot afford to be without this book.

The Puppy Bible

Author: Alison Smith
Publisher: Hamlyn
ISBN: 9780600628033
Release Date: 2017-05-25
Genre: Pets

Comprehensive and simple to use, The Puppy Bible is uniquely structured to provide the best guidance for raising a happy, healthy pet. The week-by-week planner takes you from before your puppy arrives to beyond six months, shows how he is developing, and tells you exactly what to do and when to do it. The front section is cross-referenced with expert advice in the second half of the book that encompasses every area of care, including training, health, diet, socialization and first aid, as well as troubleshooting for any concerns over your dog's welfare. Clearly illustrated throughout, this is an indispensable guide to your puppy's first six months.

Puppy Training for Kids

Author: Colleen Pelar
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9781438092348
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Pets

Kids and dogs are naturally attracted to each other, and this brand-new title introduces boys and girls to the responsibilities and the joys of puppy care, training, and companionship

Puppy Training

Author: Charlotte Schwartz
Publisher: i5 Publishing
ISBN: 9781593789558
Release Date: 2011-09-13
Genre: Pets

A positive-training guide to puppy training written by much-loved author and puppy -class instructor Charlotte Schwartz is a “week by week training guide” for all new puppy owners. The late Charlotte Schwartz had trained dogs for over forty years and was a popular, award-winning author, whose no-nonsense style of writing and training comes forth on every page of this best-selling introductory guide. Focusing on the first eight weeks that a puppy spends in the new owner’s home, Puppy Training walks the owner through the lessons to teach one week at a time, offering commonsense solutions to obedience and housetraining problems along the way. Sidebars throughout the text offer useful tips and alternative methods to teach lessons, all of which were originated by Schwartz in her puppy classes over the decades and are illustrated here with color photographs. From the first week, during which the puppy is taught to sit and stand, to the eighth week, devoted to teach the puppy to retrieve and a trick or two, this puppy primer is the best canine educational tool available for under ten dollars!

Choosing the Perfect Puppy

Author: Pippa Mattinson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781473550254
Release Date: 2017-04-06
Genre: Pets

From the bestselling author of The Happy Puppy Handbook comes the definitive guide to choosing the perfect puppy for you. Ready for an adorable puppy in your life? With over 200 breeds to choose from, picking your new life companion can be hard. But the dog of your dreams is out there, and Choosing the Perfect Puppy is here to help you find it. In this book you will discover: - How to compare pedigree with mixed breeds - At-a-glance information on the most popular dog breeds in the world - How to choose the best place to start searching - How to choose the right puppy from a litter And many more tips to find the perfect pooch to complete your life! Written by dog-training expert and puppy enthusiast Pippa Mattinson, this book tells you everything you need to know before you welcome a new puppy into your life.

Total Recall

Author: Pippa Mattinson
Publisher: Quiller Press
ISBN: 1846891493
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Pets

Many dog owners struggle to manage their dogs, and the vast majority of people who need help have one simple but overwhelming problem. Their dog won't come back when they call him. Through focusing on this single and most important of obedience commands, Pippa Mattinson shows the dog owner - whether of a puppy or an adult dog - how to build up a reliable recall successfully, layer by layer, and step by step, using effective and positive training techniques. The author offers the reader an insight into the mind of the dog and explains exactly why dogs behave in the way that they do. Training exercises are described in unique detail, and with the inclusion of a helpful problem solving section, nothing is left to chance.

Before and After Getting Your Puppy

Author: Ian Dunbar
Publisher: New World Library
ISBN: 1577313445
Release Date: 2010-09-24
Genre: Pets

Before & After Getting Your Puppy is a simple, practical guide for anyone bringing a new puppy into the family. In clear steps, with helpful photos and easy-to-follow training deadlines, Dr. Ian Dunbar, who pioneered puppy classes and a loving style of dog training in the 1970s, presents a structured yet playful and humorous plan for raising a wonderful dog. The guide is based on six developmental deadlines: completing owner education and preparation assessing a puppy’s prior socialization and education teaching errorless housetraining and chewtoy-training completing a socialization program of meeting strange dogs and people learning bite inhibition a continuing program of ongoing training In the first half of the book, Dr. Dunbar focuses on what the owner needs to know to select a great puppy. In the second half, he presents the crucial lessons the puppy must be taught during its impressionable early development. Over time, Dr Dunbar’s kind, positive program has been proven the most effective.

Puppy School

Author: Gwen Bailey
Publisher:
ISBN: 1592233066
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Pets

In seven simple steps readers will have their own happy, obedient and house-trained puppy. Puppy School is an easy-to-follow course that takes every young Spot, Rover or Fido from the first steps of good behaviour through to advanced obedience training. It offers a structured approach that will ensure both owner and puppy learn easily and naturally.With step-by-step instructions, Puppy School covers every aspect of corrective and obedience training using methods that are positive and kind and that work with puppies of any age.

The Everything New Puppy Book

Author: Carlo De Vito
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781605507170
Release Date: 2009-04-18
Genre: Pets

Nothing is more adorable than a new puppy. But without the proper time spent training them, todayÆs puppies can become tomorrowÆs nightmare hounds. This book teaches puppy owners all they need to know to successfully raise a puppy of any breed or background. Complete with black-and-white photos, owners will learn how to: Choose the best breed for their lifestyle Help children and other pets acclimate to the new puppy Puppyproof the house Housebreak and train the new puppy Feed and groom according to age and breed Solve common behavior problems Also includes detailed information on alternative health care options as well as exercises and advanced training techniques. This book has everything puppy owners need to ensure that their new puppy grows into a happy, healthy, and well-behaved dog.

Hell On 4 Paws

Author: Gwen Bailey
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780600622567
Release Date: 2010-08-02
Genre: Pets

As a bestselling author and owner of the Puppy School franchise, Gwen Bailey is one of the UK's most respected dog behaviour experts and has helped millions to transform their troublesome pets into obedient and happy hounds. So what happened when one of her students - Chesil, the most dysfunctional pooch in Britain - refused to lay down, and he just so happened to be her own dog?!Hell On 4 Paws is the witty and wonderful story of how Gwen's life was turned on its head when she took on a new man in her life, his family, and the unruly Chesil, her greatest challenge yet. As if adjusting to a new relationship, new home and new responsibilities wasn't tough enough, Gwen also has to deal with Chesil's bizarre and antisocial behaviour, a constant distraction in her crazy new life. Follow Chesil's amusing exploits as his outrageous personality clashes with Gwen's time-tested techniques, and see him slowly change from an aggressive, possessive nightmare to a proud winner of the Gold Award for good citizenship. A feel-good and inspirational tale for anyone who's ever had trouble raising a rowdy hound, Hell On 4 Paws shows that sometimes even the best trainers can encounter problems, and that, with a little persistence, even the worst pets can become compassionate creatures.

Zak George s Dog Training Revolution

Author: Zak George
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781607748915
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Dogs

Zak George is a new type of dog trainer. A dynamic YouTube star and Animal Planet personality with a fresh approach, Zak helps you to tailor train to your dog's unique traits and energy level--leading to quicker results and a much happier pet. Packed with everything you need to know to raise and care for your dog, this book will help you communicate and bond with one another in a way that makes training easier, more rewarding, and--most of all--fun!

Educating Alice

Author: Alice Steinbach
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0307484173
Release Date: 2009-04-02
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Eight years ago, Alice Steinbach, a Pulitzer Prize–winning columnist for the Baltimore Sun, decided to take a break from her life. She took a leave from job, friends, and family for a European journey of self-discovery, and her first book, Without Reservations, was the exquisite result. But once Steinbach had opened the door to a new way of living, she found herself unwilling to return to the old routine. She quit her job and left home again, only this time her objective was to ?nd a way that would allow her, personally and professionally, to combine three of her greatest passions: learning, traveling, and writing. This funny and tender book is the result of her decision to roam around the world as an informal student, taking lessons and courses in such things as French cooking in Paris, Border collie training in Scotland, traditional Japanese arts in Kyoto, architecture and art in Havana. With warmth and wit, Steinbach guides us through the pleasures and perils of discovering how to be a student again. Along the way, she also learns the true value of this second chance at educating herself: the opportunity to connect with and learn from the people she meets on her journey. From the Hardcover edition.

My Perfect Puppy

Author: Kay Woodward
Publisher: Carlton Kids
ISBN: 1783123478
Release Date: 2018-02
Genre: Dogs

With the My Perfect Puppy book and app, you can take care of your very own Augmented Reality pup! After all, what's better than a cute, bright-eyed and waggy-tailed puppy that can't wait to meet you? My Perfect Puppy is a unique puppy care book and app. The pages are bursting with the cutest puppy photos imaginable, plus all the info you need to know about keeping a new dog in tip-top condition. And that's not all, there are 13 special interactive pages. Download your free app, point your phone or tablet's camera at the book and say hello to your new virtual friend! You can name your puppy, feed it, play with it, and even choose the latest accessories. Keep it healthy and happy with exercise, tricks and training challenges, and capture photos of your favourite moments - ready to take pride of place in the My Perfect Puppy Hall of Fame.

The Art of Raising a Puppy Revised Edition

Author: Monks of New Skete
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316182683
Release Date: 2011-06-29
Genre: Pets

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.