Collins Complete Dog Owner?s Manual

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9780004133188: Collins Complete Dog Owner?s Manual

A comprehensive, beautifully illustrated guide to all aspects of owning a dog, whether a pedigree or a mongrel. Offering an appealing combination of accurate and practical information, stunning specially-commissioned photographs and eye-catching design.

The Collins Complete Dog Owner’s Manual is divided into five colour-coded parts, making it easy to locate the information you want quickly.

All the practical aspects of dog ownership are covered here:

Part 1: You and your dog
Choosing a dog: your needs and what to look for; looking after a puppy; bringing your new dog home; housing and bedding; spaying and neutering; grooming; exercise requirements; feeding your dog; practical and legal concerns; when you go away: boarding (kennelling) and travelling.

Part 2: Healthcare for your dog
Provides information on basic healthcare, including common health problems and how to manage them. First Aid: a ready-reference.

Part 3: Training your dog
Covers the fundamentals of dog obedience training and contains an illustrated step-by-step guide.

Part 4: Breeding and showing
Advice for novices planning to breed or show their dog, including tips from the experts.

Part 5: A guide to breeds
An authoritative and superbly illustrated guide to the 100 most popular dogs.

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Collins Complete Dog Owner's Manual by Amy Marder and Debra Horwitz

From the Back Cover:

• A comprehensive, superbly illustrated guide to all aspects of owning a dog
• Contains over 400 specially commissioned colour photographs
• Practical advice on choosing the right dog, feeding, grooming, exercise, housing and legal concerns
• includes an authoritative guide to the 100 most popular breeds of dog
• Covers dog obedience training in an illustrated step-by-step guide
• Provides valuable information on basic healthcare and first aid

This lively, beautifully illustrated guide to raising a healthy and well adjusted dog is indispensable for anyone owning a dog , whether a pedigree or a mongrel.

Illustrated throughout with more than 400 superb colour photographs and full of sound practical advice, 'Collins Complete Dog Owner's Manual ' covers every aspect of dog ownership. A key feature is an illustrated guide to more than 100 of the most popular breeds.

It provides essential information on choosing a dog, feeding, nutrition, exercise requirements and grooming. There are also fascinating sections on training and dog behaviour presented in a clear, easy-to-understand style, and advice on basic healthcare and first-aid.

Beautifully produced, authoritative and comprehensive, ' Collins Complete Dog Owner's Manual ' is an essential guide to the welfare of your dog.

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Amy & Debra Horowitz. Marder
Published by HarperCollins (1997)
ISBN 10: 0004133188 ISBN 13: 9780004133188
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description HarperCollins, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 4133188

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