Synopses & Reviews
Includes bibliographical references (p. 366-367) and index.
-- A comprehensive guide to acquiring, living with, and caring for a dog, from puppyhood through old age.
-- In clear, concise, and fun-to-read language, it tells readers everything they need to know, including how to select and acquire a dog, set up house, deal with health care, nutrition, exercise, grooming, breeding (or not), basic and more advanced training, and more.
According to the Info Please Almanac, dogs are the most popular pets in the U.S. The market for dog owners, and potential dog owners, is huge. The Complete Idiot's Guide "RM" to Getting and Owning a Dog provides a clear, concise, and fun-to-read reference on everything readers need to know, including how to select and acquire a dog; set up house; deal with health care; provide good nutrition, exercise, training, and grooming; handle breeding; and more. This book will also help readers answer questions concerning pedigrees, games, dog etiquette and social rules, traveling, and dealing with the death of a beloved pet.