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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• 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.About the Author:
Amy Marder, V.M.D, is clinical assistant professor at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine and behaviour consultant for the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. She writes the column ‘Your Healthy Pet’ for ‘Prevention’ magazine and is contributing editor for ‘Animal’s Magazine’. She is also author of ‘Your Healthy Pet’.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 4133188