Author: Terry Albert
Release Date: 2016-01-12
Your Golden Retriever Puppy Month by Month provides new pet owners with everything you need to know and do at each stage of development to make sure your playful, energetic puppy grows into a happy, healthy, and well-adjusted companion. A veterinarian, a trainer, and a breeder team up to cover all the questions new owners tend to have, and many they don't think to ask, including: * What to ask the breeder before bringing your puppy home * Which vaccinations your puppy needs and when to get them * How to make potty training as smooth (and quick) as possible * What to do when your puppy cries at night * Why and how to crate train your puppy * When socialization should happen and how to make sure it does * When your puppy is ready to learn basic commands--like Sit, Stay, and Come--and the best way to teach them * When and how to go about leash training * How much exercise your puppy needs to stay physically and mentally healthy * What, how much, and when to feed your puppy to give him the nutrition he needs without the extra weight he doesn't * When your puppy is ready for obedience training and how to make sure it works * How and how often to bathe your puppy, brush his coat, clip his nails, and brush his teeth * How to know when a trip to the vet is needed * What causes problem behaviors, when to expect them, and how to correct them
Author: John H. Cooper
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
Release Date: 2016-12-09
BULLDOGS AND BULLDOG BREEDING BY H. ST. JOHN COOPER A VINTAGE DOG BOOKS CLASSIC REPRINT. Originally published in 1905, this extremely rare early work on the bulldog is almost impossible to find in its first edition. VINTAGE DOG BOOKS have republished it, using the original text and photographs, as part of their CLASSIC BREED BOOKS series. The author was a highly respected breeder of the day. The book's 164 pages cover all aspects of the Bulldog. Beginning with the history of the breed, it moves on to discuss buying, breeding and showing amongst many other topics. It also features over 60 photographs of champion bulldogs of the day. Included in the original text are a number of adverts featuring stud dogs and dog food - all with additional photographs of bulldogs. This is a fascinating read for any Bulldog enthusiast or historian of the breed but also contains much information that is still useful and practical today. Many of the earliest breed books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s, are now extremely scarce and very expensive. VINTAGE DOG BOOKS are reprinting these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions. These editions are republished using the original text and artwork CHAPTERS: I: BUYING A BULLDOG - THE MARKET VALUE OF BULLDOGS - SALE AND EXCHANGE ADVERTISMENTS - PROTECTION FROM FRAUD - THE CANINE PRESS. II: THE BULLDOG CLUB OF ENGLAND - A DESCRIPTION OF THE BULLDOG - DEFECTS - DUDLEY NOSES - BUTTON EARS - EXPRESSION. III: THE BROOD BITCH - SHOW BITCHES AND BROOD BITCHES - SUITABLE MATING - THE AGE AT WHICH TO BREED - PEDIGREE - THE STUD DOG. IV: WHELPING - PERSONAL ATTENDANCE - THE NEED FOR A FOSTER-MOTHER - EXCHANGING PUPPIES - FOOD AND EXERCISE FOR THE SUCKLING BITCH V: FEEDING - EXERCISING - TEACHING PUPPIES TO EXERCISE - THE WHIP. VI: KENNELING AND DISINFECTING. VII: SOME DISEASES OF DOGS. VIII. SOME PROMINENT DOGS OF THE DAY. IX. CONCLUSION.
One of the world’s most recognizable mugs graces the face of the Bulldog! Although the Bulldog’s ancestors were fierce and formidable fighting bullies, today’s breed is a docile, mild-mannered companion dog categorized in the AKC’s Non-Sporting Group. Author Michael Dickerson traces the evolution of today’s Bulldog, from the bloody baiting arenas of the nineteenth century to the show rings and living rooms of the twenty-first. The chapter devoted to the characteristics of the breed gives potential owners an excellent summary of the breed’s qualities to help them determine whether this unique purebred dog is right for their home and lifestyle. New owners will welcome the well-prepared chapter on finding a reputable breeder and selecting a healthy, sound puppy. Chapters on puppy-proofing the home and yard, purchasing the right supplies for the puppy as well as house-training, feeding, and grooming are illustrated with photographs of handsome adults and puppies. In all, there are over 135 full-color photographs in this useful and reliable volume. The author’s advice on obedience training will help the reader better mold and train into the most well-mannered dog in the neighborhood. The extensive and lavishly illustrated chapter on healthcare provides up-to-date detailed information on selecting a qualified veterinarian, vaccinations, preventing and dealing with parasites, infectious diseases, and more. Sidebars throughout the text offer helpful hints, covering topics as diverse as historical dogs, breeders, or kennels, toxic plants, first aid, crate training, carsickness, fussy eaters, and parasite control. Fully indexed.
Author: Muriel P. Lee
Publisher: i5 Publishing
Release Date: 2012-07-24
The first title in the exciting new Kennel Club Classics series is French Bulldog, an elaborate photographic celebration of one of the dog world's most beloved breeds. Written and compiled by Just Frenchies editor Muriel P. Lee, this 200-page hardcover volume features articles on the breed's history by Anne M. Hier, breed health by Janice Grebe, judging by Virginia Rowland, the breed in England and France by Penny Rankine-Parsons, the breed in Australia and New Zealand by Michael Rosser, and working dogs by Bette and Manda Kaplan. No Frenchie lover will live without this volume on their coffee table!
Author: Phil Maggitti
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
Release Date: 2009
(back cover) Is There a Bulldog in Your Future? Whether you just purchased a Bulldog or are planning to get one, this book will start you off on the right track. Canine expert Phil Maggitti describes the BulldogA's physical traits, history, and behavior characteristics, and instructs you on training your new pet. Veterinarian-approved advice on What to look for when choosing a puppy How to recognize and understand your dogA's breed-specific traits What you should know about keeping your dog healthy, including awareness of potential breed-specific health problems How to train your dog and enjoy his company in play activities Extra features include sidebars with fun facts, breed truths, helpful hints, and an enclosed BONUS DVD that presents methods for housetraining, teaching obedience using hand signals and vocal commands, and more. Filled with color photos BONUS DVD ENCLOSED Train Your Dog"
Author: Susan M. Ewing
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-03-03
Find out how to select, train, and care for your Bulldog Though originally bred for bull baiting, today's Bulldogs are calm, dignified, and courageous - and make great pets. Whether you're already a Bulldog owner or you're thinking about becoming one, this friendly guide will answer your questions and help you and your Bully live happily ever after. From choosing your dog to training, diet, and health, it's just what you need for Bulldog success! Discover how to * Understand the breed and its history * Buy or adopt a healthy Bulldog * Housetrain your Bulldog and teach basic commands * Keep your Bulldog well-groomed and active * Watch for breed-specific health problems
French Bulldog The French Bulldog Bible is everything you need to know about French Bulldogs from French Bulldog Puppies, French Bulldog Breeders, French Bulldog Rescue, bringing your French Bulldog home, French Bulldog Dogs as Adults, French Bulldog Health, French Bulldog Temperament, French Bulldog training, French Bulldog reproduction special concerns, and all the proven insider tips you’ll need to have the best experience with this incredibly cute dog! The Frenchie is an amazing companion and has a very unique personality! Everything is covered from French Bulldog breed history, finding the best French Bulldog Breeders, French Bulldog Puppies and how to pick the best, Teacup and Mini French Bulldogs, French Bulldog Care, Blue FrenchBulldogs, Black French Bulldogs, Official and Unofficial traits, Frenchie Health, French Bulldog Training, Frenchie adolescence, French Bulldog Adulthood, through to French Bulldog Old Age. Susanne covers details on French Bulldog Vaccinations, Frenchie Price Ranges, Size, Lifespan, and much, much more!Whether you are considering a French Bulldog for the first time, or a seasoned Frenchie owner and lover, the tricks and tips within this guide will prove invaluable. This is the must-have guide for anybody passionate about Frenchies. The book is written in an easy to read and understandable style. In a straight forward, no-nonsense fashion, Susanne Saben covers all aspects of deciding on, adopting or buying a French Bulldog Care, Health, French Bulldog Food, Frenchie stages of life, travelling with your Frenchie and having fun with your French Bulldog throughout its life!
French Bulldogs - The Owners Guide from Puppy to Old Age is a must-have book for any responsible Frenchie owner. Expert dog whisperer, trainer and owner, Alex Seymour, writes in a fun and entertaining way about French Bulldogs while packing the book full of useful hints and tips. In addition, many top breeders make contributions, including a Westminster dog show best of breed winner, who writes a special bonus chapter about showing Frenchies. Just some of the subjects covered include: origins and history of the French Bulldog, different types and colors, buying a dog or puppy, male or female, pros and cons, rescue, adoption, breeders, personality, socialization, spaying, neutering, house/potty training, bringing your puppy home, grooming, combing, bathing, shows, health, vaccinations, training, understanding your Frenchie, play and toys, what food and nutrition, old age and what to expect, and much more... "Entertaining book, I especially liked the guest contributions from breed experts. Added to the fun style of writing and good, solid info." - Adam Swanton "The best French Bulldog book I have read and I tend to buy every one I can, as I love and adore these dogs. Fun and comprehensive." - Alana Wright
Author: Liz Palika
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2009-01-29
In 2007, this affectionate, easy-going breed finally made it to the top ten on the American Kennel Association's list of America's most popular dogs, capping a decade of rapid growth for the breed. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Author: George Hoppendale
Release Date: 2015-02-05
The Miniature English Bulldog Complete Owners Manual has the answers you need when researching this squat, smaller-sized, short-nosed canine that would not exist but for the intervention of humankind. Learn about this scaled down, iconic, friendly and loyal canine and find out whether or not this snuffling, snoring companion will be the best choice for you and your family. This manual contains all the information you need, from birth to the Rainbow Bridge, including transitioning through house breaking, care, feeding, training and end of life, so that you can make a well-informed decision about whether or not the Miniature English Bulldog is the breed for you. If you already have a Miniature English Bulldog, this book will teach you everything you need to know to make your dog a happy dog and to make you a happy dog owner. The author George Hoppendale is an experienced writer and a true animal lover. He enjoys writing animal books and advising others how to take care of their animals to give them a happy home. Co-Author Asia Moore is a professional Dog Whisperer, Cynologist and Author, living on Vancouver Island, off the west coast of British Columbia, in Canada, who believes that all humans and dogs can live together in harmony. She and her dog whispering team, which includes an 8-year-old Shih Tzu named Boris, teach dog psychology to humans, to help alleviate problem behaviors that arise between humans and their canine counterparts so that everyone can live a happy and stress-free life together. Covered in this book: - Breeding - Temperament - Vital statistics - Before you buy - Choosing the right dog - Health - Daily care - Feeding - House training - Medical care & safety - Grooming - Training - Poisonous Foods & Plants - Caring for your aging dog .... and much more.
The French Bulldog ranks #26 in dog registrations by the American Kennel Club (AKC) and makes an ideal family dog with his loving, even temperament and attentive, dynamic demeanor. This comprehensive guide explains everything you need to know about the care, training, and health needs of your Frenchie and how to make the most of this cherished canine companion. The Breed Lover's Guide|™ provides the next level in dog care and training for very special breeds of dogs. Written specifically about those less common breeds, this series includes key subjects like breed characteristics, feeding, groom.
Dedicated to the world’s most lovable, entertaining, and noble purebred dog, the Bulldog, this Smart Owner’s Guide, created by the editors at Dog Fancy magazine, offers the most up-to-date and accurate information every dog owner needs to become a well-informed caregiver for his dog. Illustrated with color photographs of adorable puppies and handsome adults, this easy-to-read primer is designed in a modern, lively manner that readers will find user-friendly and entertaining. Each Smart Owner’s Guide offers a description of the breed’s character and physical conformation, historical overview, and its attributes as a companion dog. The reader will find informative chapters on everything he or she needs to know about acquiring, raising, and training this remarkable purebred dog, including: finding a breeder and selecting a healthy, sound puppy; preparing for the puppy’s homecoming, shopping for supplies, and puppy-proofing the home; house-training; veterinary and home health maintenance; feeding and nutrition; and grooming. Obedience training for basic cues (sit, stay, heel, come, etc.) and solving potential problem behaviors (barking, chewing, aggression, jumping up, etc.) are addressed in separate chapters, as are activities to enjoy with the dog, including showing, agility, therapy work, and more. Entertaining tidbits and smart advice fill up colorful sidebars in every chapter, which the editors call “It’s a Fact,” “Smart Tip,” “Notable & Quotable,” and “Did You Know?” Real-life heroes and rescue stories are retold in full-page features called “Pop Pups” and “True Tails.” Recipes, training, and care tips are highlighted in the “Try This” feature pages. The Smart Owner’s Guide series is the only series that offers readers an online component in which dog owners can join a breed-specific online club hosted by dogchannel.com. At Club Bulldog, owners of the breed can find forums, blogs, and profiles to connect with other breed owners, as well as charts and checklists that can be downloaded. More than just 20,000 pages of solid information, there’s a host of fun to be had at the club in the form of downloadable breed-specific e-cards, screensavers, games, and quizzes. The Resources section of the book includes contact information for breed-related organizations and rescues, as well as practical guidance on traveling with dogs, identification, and locating qualified professionals to assist the dog owner, such as pet sitters, trainers, and boarding facilities. This information-packed Smart Owner’s Guide is fully indexed.
Author: Kathy Dannel
Publisher: Howell Book House
Release Date: 2000-07-01
Adorable! Spelled the same in French and English, this word sums up the petite French Bulldog. Similar in build to the very popular Pug, the French Bulldog is a roly-poly lotta-lovin' dog -- avec un attitude! While still ranked in the middle of the AKC registrations list at #76, the Frenchie is becoming tres popular.