Synopses & Reviews
This new title in Barron's series of Dog Bibles focuses on Boxers. These dogs are active and easy to care for, but they should get regular exercise. Good-natured and friendly, they fit easily into family life, where they get along well with children and other household pets. Barron's Dog Bibles present veterinarian-approved advice and information on specific dog breeds. Each book describes the title breed's traits, history, behavior characteristics, and recommended training methods. Written especially for first-time owners, Barron's Dog Bibles advise readers on what to look for when choosing a puppy, explain how breed-specific traits influence the relationship between dog and owner, and describe potential breed-specific health problems to look out for. Attractive sidebars present fun facts, helpful hints, and quick tips on training. 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. It describes housetraining methods, walking dogs on a leash, and teaching obedience using hand signals and vocal commands. Each book is filled with attractive color photos.
Widely respected by dog experts, Barron's Dog Bibles are breed-specific books that present veterinarian-approved advice and information on all aspects of canine care. First-time dog owners will learn what they should look for when choosing a puppy. They'll also find detailed descriptions of their chosen breed's traits, history, behavior characteristics, potential health problems, and recommended training methods, as well as information on how breed-specific traits can influence the relationship between dog and owner. This title focuses on Boxers, sturdy, energetic dogs who are quick to learn. Properly socialized boxers are good-natured and patient with children, but they also make loyal and formidable guard dogs. Books in this series have hidden spiral bindings and feature many attractive and informative color photos. The DVD enclosed with each book presents an informal dog training course that has proved especially enlightening to new owners.
Is There a Boxer in Your Future?
Whether you just purchased a Boxer or are planning to get one, this book will start you off on the right track. Canine expert Sharon Sakson describes the Boxer'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