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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 304 pages
- Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
- Publication Date: 19/11/2014
- Category: Dogs as pets
- ISBN: 9781615646456