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Dachshund Your Happy Healthy Pet

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ISBN-10: 0764583867

ISBN-13: 9780764583865

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Ann Gordon

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Dachshunds remain a tremendously popular choice of breed because of their humorous personality and good nature. This book looks at how to look after the dog, detailing feeding, watering and exercise requirements.
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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 8.56" long x 0.56" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

Ann Miles Gordon has been an early childhood professional for more than 45 years as a teacher of young children, a teacher of parents, and a teacher of college students. She has taught in laboratory schools, church-related centers, and private and public preschool and kindergarten programs. Ann taught at the Bing Nursery School, the laboratory school for Stanford University's Department of Psychology, where she was a head teacher and lecturer in the Psychology Department. Ann also served as an adjunct faculty member in several community colleges, teaching the full gamut of early childhood courses. Ann served as executive director of the National Association of Episcopal Schools for 14…    

The World of the Dachshund
What Is a Dachshund? Built for Hunting
That Elegant Head
Coat Types
Colors and Patterns
The Dachshund's History
The Dachshund's Roots
Developing the Modern Dachshund
History of the Smooth Variety
Longhair Dachshund History
Wirehair Dachshund History
The Miniature Emerges
Why Choose a Dachshund? A Hunting Hound
Quick, Playful, Hungry! Dachshunds and Families
A Faithful Companion
Choosing Your Dachshund
Deciding on the Basics
Gathering Information
Finding a Good Dachshund Breeder
Meeting a Responsible Breeder
Examining the Puppies
What About an Adult Dachshund? Rescue Dachshunds
Your Life with Your Dachshund Begins
Caring for Your Dachshund
Bringing Your Dachshund Home
Where to Keep Your Puppy
Puppy Essentials
Using a Crate
Puppy-Proofing Your Home
Your Dachshund's First Days
Leaving Your Puppy Home Alone
Feeding Your Dachshund
Finding the Right Food
A Sensible Feeding Schedule
Reading Dog Food Labels
What About Treats?
Grooming Your Dachshund
Caring for the Smooth Coat
Caring for the Longhair Coat
Caring for the Wirehair Coat
Ears, Eyes, and Teeth
Nail Trimming
Making Your Environment Flea Free
Using a Professional Groomer
Fleas and Ticks
Keeping Your Dachshund Healthy
Choosing Your Dog's Veterinarian
Health Concerns for Dachshunds
Health Concerns for All Dogs
How to Make a Canine First-Aid Kit
When to Call the Veterinarian
Enjoying Your Dachshund
Training Your Dachshund
Understanding Builds the Bond
Practical Commands for Family Pets
Training for Attention
Teaching Cooperation
Housetraining Your Dachshund
Your Housetraining Shopping List
The First Day
Confine Your Pup
Watch Your Pup
Accidents Happen
Scheduling Basics
Appendix: Learning More About Your Dachshund
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