The experts from Dog Fancy® magazine, the worlds most widely read dog magazine for almost 40 years, brings you the ultimate series of dog breed books. With the collaborative minds of Dog Fancy® Editors resulting in the creation of this exceptional line of up-to-date, interactive and information-packed books that will set the standard for all breed books.
Each Smart Owners Guide offers a description of the breeds 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 puppys 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 ?Its 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 Owners Guide series is the only series that offers readers an online dogchannel.com. At Club Boxer, 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, theres 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 Owners Guide is fully indexed.
|Genre||PETS / Dogs / Breeds|
|Publisher Date||2009-11-18 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||Kennel Club Books Llc|
|Unit weight||1.45 lb|
|Series Name||Kennel Club books Interactive Series, Smart Owner's Guide|
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