Master dog trainer and author of Good Owners, Great Dogs Brian Kilcommons shows readers how to encourage children and dogs to be perfect companions, in a comprehensive manual that demonstrates how to train an older dog to acept an infant, choose the right breed, and more.
This comprehensive, month-by-month guide to raising a happy, healthy puppy is presented by America's most celebrated dog-expert team: TV's "Uncle Matty" Margolis and pet columnist Mordecai Siegal. 52 photos.
The author of the best-selling Found Dogs combines duotone photographs with inspiring profiles of dogs and cats who have emerged from abuse-marked backgrounds to become assistance animals working as nursing home therapy pets, service animals for the blind and more.
There are many breed books out there, but this book will give you all you need to know about the tenacious Jack Russell Terrier. How to train, how to raise, and how to show a Jack Russell Terrior is covered in detail from puppy to a family pet.
Dogs...they make us laugh, make us cry, and sometimes make us crazy. Now, in a book as warm and wonderful as James Herriot's Yorkshire tales but set in the real world of today's pet owners, America's number one canine experts, Brian Kilcommons and Sarah Wilson, share their adventures in dog training as well as memoirs of their own dogs. From one Siberian Husky puppy trying to make it in the Bahamas to the seven Akitas residing in an Italian villa, you'll meet some unforgettable pooches and learn their owners' pet peeves, including: -- The Rottweiler who played practical jokes -- The Poodle whose smile was mistaken for a snarl -- The Scottish Terrier who went rabbit hunting in a New York City apartment
Now pet owners can train their dogs with consistency, caring, and compassion. Sandy Butler's method of training has shown positive results almost immediately in a pet's behavior pattern--even on those previously thought to be untrainable.
The ultimate etiquette book for dogs! Master trainers tell how to make your dog a model citizen in every situation. You'll find practical advice on topics such as: Getting Rowdy ... Greeting Dogs ... Making Mischief ... And Hogging the Couch The Well-Mannered Dog shows exactly how to help dogs behave in specific situations and places-- in parks, on the road, in the air, even when visiting friends. The Well-Mannered Dog is part of the Dog Care Companions, a series of books for pet lovers on behavior, health care, training, communication, and more.
A renowned pet expert shares his unique way of getting inside a dog's head in order to approach canine training on an individualized basis and helps readers find and correct the flaws in their own behavior that reinforce bad habits in their pets. TV tie-in. 125,000 first printing. Tour.
Alternative health titles are topping bestseller lists as people search for effective, natural ways to care for themselves and their families--and, as every pet owner knows, house pets are family too. In this revised edition of her groundbreaking work, CJ Puotinen gives animal lovers even more of the information they'll need to care for their dogs, cats, birds, and rabbits the natural way.
This is our seventh set of Happy, Healthy Pet titles. Like the others, they are books pet owners can turn to for the essential information they need to raise a healthy, happy pet. All books contain information on: feeding grooming housing health care what to expect from the pet basic training As our series expands and focuses on different kinds of pets, the emphasis remains on making the pet a companion. Owners of more unusual pets will particularly appreciate the expert advice in these books because professional care for exotic animals can be hard to come by. As always, the instruction on the books is from exper—people who know their pets intimately but always remember what it was like to have one the first time. Happy, Healthy Pet guides are rich with professional quality color photos and are designed to be enjoyable and easy to learn from. Most new Greyhound owners will be acquiring an ex-racer as a pet, so we've chosen Daniel Stern, an activist for the cause of Greyhound adoptions to write this straightforward guide covering all aspects of their care.