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Miniature Schnauzer Your Happy Healthy Pet

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ISBN-10: 0471748285

ISBN-13: 9780471748281

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Elaine Waldorf Gewirtz

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Miniature, but mighty protective. Bearded, but beguiling. Affectionate, but somewhat independent. Traditionally among the AKC's 15 most popular breeds, Miniature Schnauzers pack a lot of personality into their sturdy, compact frames. This guide fills you in on their needs and attributes, covering:The history and traits of the breedHow to select your petThings you'll need to make your pup feel at homeFeeding, exercise, training, and healthcareGrooming the double coat and the characteristic bushy beard, mustache, and eyebrowsBonus chapters available on companion Web siteTypically sociable and loyal, your Miniature Schnauzer will probably want to stay by your side-whether you're taking a walk…    
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/1/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 144
Size: 8.50" wide x 5.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

The World of the Miniature Schnauzer
What Is a Miniature Schnauzer?
A Small, Versatile Terrier
The Ideal Miniature Schnauzer
The Miniature Schnauzer's History
Developing the Miniature
The Move to America
Gaining Admirers
Why Choose a Miniature Schnauzer?
Is a Mini Right for You?
Understanding Natural Instincts
Choosing Your Miniature Schnauzer
Buying from a Breeder
Adopting from a Rescue Group
Puppy, Adolescent, or Adult?
To Show or Not to Show?
Caring for Your Miniature Schnauzer
Bringing Home Your Miniature Schnauzer
Shopping for Your Dog
Mini Schnauzer Essentials
Choosing and Using a Pet Carrier
Puppy-Proofing Your Home
Finding a Veterinarian
Feeding Your Miniature Schnauzer
Choosing a Dog Food
Reading Dog Food Labels
Choose an Eating Area
Stick to a Schedule
How Much to Feed Your Mini Schnauzer
Avoid Bad Table Manners
Grooming Your Miniature Schnauzer
Grooming Equipment
Training Your Puppy to Like Grooming
Eye Care
Teeth and Gums
Nail Clipping Tips
Tending to the Ears
Coat Care
Preventing Fleas and Ticks
Making Your Environment Flea Free
The Bath
Keeping Your Miniature Schnauzer Safe and Healthy
Inherited Diseases
Internal Parasites
Common Problems
When to Call the Veterinarian
How to Make a Canine First-Aid Kit
Enjoying Your Miniature Schnauzer
Training Your Miniature Schnauzer
Understanding Builds the Bond
Practical Commands for Family Pets
Training for Attention
Teaching Cooperation
Housetraining Your Miniature Schnauzer
Your Housetraining Shopping List
The First Day
Confine Your Pup
Watch Your Pup
Accidents Happen
Scheduling Basics
Appendix: Learning More About Your Miniature Schnauzer
Some Good Books
Clubs and Registries
Web Sites