The Good Life

The Good Life

Your Dog's First Year

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
A comprehensive, month-by-month guide to raising a happy and healthy puppy explains how puppies are much like human children and require similar parenting care, in a volume providing coverage of such topics as crate training, instructive play activities, behavioral problems, and housebreaking. 25,000 first printing.

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& Taylor

A month-by-month guide to raising a happy and healthy puppy explains how puppies are much like human children and require similar parenting care, covering such topics as instructive play activities, behavioral problems, and housebreaking.

Simon and Schuster
FROM AMERICA'S MOST CELEBRATED DOG-EXPERT TEAM COMES THIS COMPREHENSIVE, MONTH-BY-MONTH GUIDE TO RAISING A HAPPY, HEALTHY PUPPY. The warm belly, the swinging tail, the wet nose, the big brown eyes -- these are just some of the things that make living with a puppy pure bliss. But sometimes it's too easy to forget that a puppy is more than just an adorable plaything: He is like a four-legged child, in need of love, guidance and the best care there is. The first year of a dog's life is roughly equivalent to the first eighteen years of a child's life. It's a crucial time in the development of his behavior, personality and lifetime habits, so it's important to get it right! Enter The Good Life. In their trademark good-humored, engaging style, Mordecai Siegal and Matthew Margolis take new dog owners by the hand and explain what they should be doing to raise their dogs throughout the first year and beyond. To help along new "parents," the book breaks down the first year into clear time frames with essential information for each developmental stage of a young dog's life. From feeding to housebreaking to behavior problem solving, The Good Life is filled with invaluable tips on every aspect of caring for a puppy. Areas covered include: Crate-training Acclimating your puppy to your household and to strangers Fun and instructive play activities for each time frame Typical behavioral problems of each stage, and ways to remedy them Plus: A fully illustrated obedience-training course and a complete housebreaking program that really work! Comprehensive and easy to follow, The Good Life is the Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care for dogs -- filled with everything owners need to help their puppy become a happy, healthy member of the

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2002]
Copyright Date: ©2002
ISBN: 9780684864747
0684864746
Branch Call Number: 636.7 Siegal 2002
Characteristics: 252 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Margolis, Matthew
Alternative Title: Your dog's first year

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