Synopses & Reviews
Veterinarian-approved advice and information is emphasized in Barron's Dog Bibles series. Written mainly for first-time owners, these books advise readers on physical and behavioral characteristics they should look for when choosing a puppy. Each book focuses on a specific canine breed, describing the title breed's traits, history, behavior characteristics, and recommended training methods, with information on how breed-specific traits influence the relationship between dog and owner. Also described are potential breed-specific health problems owners should look out for. Attractive sidebars present fun facts, breed truths, and helpful hints. A hidden spiral binding ensures that the book will stay open and flat at any desired page. The DVD enclosed with each book presents an informal dog training course for new owners. Each book is filled with attractive color photos. Energetic and intelligent, Aussies are the subjects of this book. They are relatively easy to train and widely known for their eagerness to please their master, Originally bred and still widely used as working dogs, they have become increasingly popular as family companions.
BARRON'S DOG BIBLES
Is There an Australian Shepherd in Your Future?
Whether you just purchased an Australian Shepherd or are planning to get one, this book will start you off on the right track. Canine expert D. Caroline Coile describes the Aussie's physical traits, history, and behavior characteristics, and instructs you on training your new pet.
Veterinarian-approved advice on-- What to look for when choosing a puppy How to recognize and understand your dog's breed-specific traits What you should know about keeping your dog healthy, including potential breed-specific health problems How to train your dog and enjoy his company in play activities
Extra features include sidebars with fun facts, breed truths, helpful hints, and an enclosed BONUS DVD that presents methods for housetraining, teaching obedience using hand signals and vocal commands, and more.
Filled with color photos
Train Your Dog