Synopses & Reviews
The Keep It Simple Series -- the greatest guides ever! Learn how to forge a great friendship with man's best friend. With the KISS Guide to Living with a Dog you will discover the rewards -- and the pitfalls -- of bringing a dog into your home. You'll learn the basics such as essential equipment for dog care, healthy eating, and good grooming. This guide will help you understand how to be a leader of the pack and establish good house rules and canine etiquette. The Keep It Simple Series is the new standard in how-to books! Written by leading experts, each book includes full-color photographs and illustrations throughout, making these the first and only truly accessible guides for beginners. The KISS format is designed to help readers build confidence from the start, and learn gradually and thoroughly to the very last page. Much more than introductions to various subjects, these inspiring and innovative books are the ones that readers can trust!
As part of the "Keep It Simple Series", this title shows how to learn the gentle way to train a dog for life. Written by a veterinarian, the book includes full-color photos and illustrations throughout.
About the Author
Bruce Fogle, DVM, MRCVS, has been in veterinary practice for over 30 years. During this time, he founded Europe's first emergency and critical care clinic. In the 1980's, with Beatrice Wright, he co-founded Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, the largest charity of its kind in the world. With Stacey Estrella, he is co-founder of the web site Pogopet.com. Bruce is also a noted writer and broadcaster. His many books on dog care and behavior, including Know Your Dog, the ASPCA Complete Dog Care Manual, Natural Dog Care, the Dog Breed Handbook series, and the New Encyclopedia of the Dog, all published by Dorling Kindersley, are published in more than 35 languages, making him the world's bestselling practicing veterinarian. If you have any veterinary questions, you can contact Bruce at www.brucefogle.com. Mary Tyler Moore is a renowned actress and a longtime lover of and advocate for dogs. She is a co-founder of Fido NYC, an animal welfare organization dedicated to helping New York City shelters find permanent, loving homes for all adoptable animals. She currently has two dogs.