Siberian Huskies for Dummies (Paperback)

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    Bred for loyalty, strength and endurance, the easy-going and sociable Siberian Husky is a very pure and ancient breed, dating back 4,000 years or more. First bred by the Chukchis, a semi-nomadic people of northeastern Siberia, to hunt reindeer and pull...

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    Diane Morgan is a writer, college professor, and longtime owner of many breeds of dogs. The Siberian Husky, with its spectacular beauty, engaging personality, and fascinating history, is one of her favorites.
    Bred for loyalty, strength and endurance, the easy-going and sociable Siberian Husky is a very pure and ancient breed, dating back 4,000 years or more. First bred by the Chukchis, a semi-nomadic people of northeastern Siberia, to hunt reindeer and pull sleds, the Siberian is an active breed that loves the outdoors. Prized for their great beauty, intelligence, wonderful way with children and lack of “dog smell,” they are also more free-spirited (and free-ranging) than many other popular breeds, and have a reputation for stubbornness and relentlessness in pursuit of a goal.

    Is this breed right for you and your family? Siberian Huskies For Dummies answers this and all your questions about getting, caring for and living with a Husky. Siberian devotee—she has eight of her own—Diane Morgan gets you up and running with what you need to know to:

    • Find and deal with reputable breeders
    • Choose the right Husky for you
    • Hou sebreak and socialize your new puppy
    • Educate yourself and your dog
    • Handle behavioral problems
    • Participate in competitions

    In friendly, down-to-earth language, Diane provides insights into the Siberian Husky temperament and loads of sensible, easy-to-follow advice on everything a Husky owner should know—along with fun facts and Husky trivia, amusing and informative anecdotes, and tips on how to have a great time with your Husky. Topics covered include:

    • Understanding what makes the Siberian different from every other breed
    • Deciding whether a male or female is right for you
    • Understanding how to communicate with your Siberian Husky
    • Training your Siberian Husky
    • Grooming your Siberian
    • Finding and establishing a good relationship with a veterinarian
    • Breaking bad habits in your Husky
    • Feeding and exercising your Siberian Husky
    • Recognizing, preventing and treating common health problems
    • Getting your Husky into sledding

    The indispensable guide for you and your Siberian Husky, Siberian Huskies For Dummies is the only book you’ll need to help you have the best possible experience with this very ancient and venerable breed of dog.

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    ISBN 9780764552793
    Genre PETS / Dogs / Breeds
    Format Paperback
    Pages 258
    Publisher Date 2000-12-05 00:00:00.0
    Publisher For Dummies
    Copyright Year 20000601
    Height 9.25 in
    Wdth 7.25 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 1.15 lb
    Language English
    Series Name For Dummies Series
    Audience College/higher education
    Authors Morgan, Diane

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      I liked the book but it did not give me as much information as I would have liked. It was written for general information so that is valid but not applicable to my case in many ways. I still had to find more information relevant to my dog.

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