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Praise for Sarah Hodgson's Puppies For Dummies
"A non-intimidating book that walks you through raising a puppy. A must read for the soon-to-be puppy owner."
—Stephen J. Musso, Sr. V.P., Chief of Operations, ASPCA
Set goals — track progress — see results!
Take puppy care to the next level Puppyhood is the most delightful — and difficult — period in your dog's life. But don't sweat it! Filled with savvy tips and practical suggestions, this handy journal allows you to easily record your puppy's progress. With over 52 weeks of advice, you will find out how to raise a well-adjusted pup in no time.
Discover how to: Interpret and respond to your puppy's needs Housetrain your puppy quickly and effectively Provide proper exercise and nutrition Raise a well-mannered, happy dog
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This super-friendly diary helps puppy owners discover fun ways to raise and their puppy, based on a weekly calendar of growth and development. It offers:
* Puppy how-to guidance and a diary to record growth and development
* Expert advice on teaching a dog to be a well-behaved member of the family
* Tips on raising a healthy dog and handling developmental problems
* Pointers on building a strong emotional bond with a puppy
A 52 week plan for training a new puppy.
About the Author
Sarah Hodgson, director of Simply Sarah, Inc., has taught dog-training classes for over fourteen years. She is the author of Puppies For Dummies, You & Your Puppy, and DogPerfect.
Table of Contents
PART I: I've Picked Out My Pup -- What's Next?
Chapter 1: Creating a Comfortable Home for Your Puppy.
Chapter 2: Early Training for You & Your Puppy.
Chapter 3: Communicating with Your Puppy.
Chapter 4: House-training.
PART II: The Puppy Raising & Training Diary.
PART III: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 5: Ten Ways to Keep Puppy Healthy.
Chapter 6: Ten Fun Games.
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