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Shih Tzu Your Happy Healthy Pet

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ISBN-10: 0764583840

ISBN-13: 9780764583841

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Jo Ann White

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Jo Ann White presents an updated guide to the Shih Tzu, long identified as a celebrity pet and a much-loved family dog, which ranked ninth in numbers of AKC registrations in 2003.
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 144
Size: 5.54" wide x 8.40" long x 0.56" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

The World of the Shih Tzu
What Is a Shih Tzu? The Shih Tzu Head
A Small but Solid Dog
The Shih Tzu's Coat
A Rainbow of Colors
What the Standard Means for You
The Shih Tzu's Ancestors
Little Lion Dogs
Out of the Far East
The Shih Tzu in America
Top Dogs
Shih Tzu in Other Countries
What Do You Get With a Shih Tzu? Hairy Fellows
Temperament Differences
Self-Sufficient and Playful
Set Limits
Training Tactics
That Shih Tzu Charm
Choosing Your Shih Tzu
Beginning Your Search
Finding a Responsible Breeder
The Adult Dog
What Your Veterinarian Should Know About Your Shih Tzu
Caring for Your Shih Tzu
Bringing Your Shih Tzu Home
Preparing for Your Puppy
Food and Water Bowls
Leash and Collar
Puppy-Proofing Your Home
Puppy Essentials
Your Puppy's Crate and Bed
Limit Your Pup's Freedom
Keeping to a Schedule
Socializing Your New Shih Tzu
Feeding Your Shih Tzu
Understanding Dog Food Ingredients
Reading Dog Food Labels
When and How Much to Feed
Supplements and Table Scraps
Special Diets
All-Important Water
Grooming Your Shih Tzu
Basic Grooming Supplies
Basic Grooming Manners
Brushing Techniques
Grooming and Health Care
Bathing Your Dog
Drying and Combing Out Your Dog
Cutting Your Dog Down
Choosing a Groomer
Fleas and Ticks
Making Your Environment Flea Free
Other Itchies
Keeping Your Shih Tzu Healthy
Finding the Right Veterinarian
Routine Health Care
Common Health Problems
When to Call the Veterinarian
Internal Parasites
Inherited Disorders
How to Make a Canine First-Aid Kit
Emergency First Aid
Why It's Best Not to Breed Your Dog
Caring for Your Older Shih Tzu
Enjoying Your Shih Tzu
Training Your Shih Tzu
Understanding Builds the Bond
Practical Commands for Family Pets
Training for Attention
Teaching Cooperation
Housetraining Your Shih Tzu
Your Housetraining Shopping List
The First Day
Confine Your Pup
Watch Your Pup
Accidents Happen
Scheduling Basics
Appendix: Learning More About Your Shih Tzu