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Housetraining Your Happy Healthy Pet

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ISBN-10: 0764599186

ISBN-13: 9780764599187

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: September Morn

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The solution to the problem that gets dogs in the doghouse A puppy that piddles. A pooch that puddles. A dog that knows better but has "accidents." These are real pet peeves for millions of frustrated dog owners. Updated with all new color photos, new information, and a full index for quick reference, Housetraining: Your Happy Healthy Pet, Second Edition has fundamentals for training dogs of any age, step-by-step techniques, and inventive solutions to common housetraining problems. This book is the solution exasperated dog owners have been looking for! September Morn (Shelton, WA) is a dog behaviorist with a specialty in the resolution of canine behavior problems. She has published…    
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 128
Size: 6.36" wide x 8.52" long x 0.52" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

About Housetraining
Canine Cleanliness
Early Puppy Development
The Breeder's Job
Your Job
Teach-Don't Punish!
A Housetraining Shopping List
Equipment and Supplies
Confining Your Pup
Cleaning Up
Indoor Setup
Outdoor Setup
The First Two Days
First Impressions
The First Night
The Second Day
Food and Water
Watch Your Pup
Crate Training
Introducing the Crate
Nighttime Crating
Daytime Crating
Alternative Confinement Options
Making Housetraining Easy
Age-Appropriate Housetraining
Baby Puppy (4 to 7 Weeks)
Young Puppy (8 to 15 Weeks)
Signals Your Dog Needs to Go
Older Puppy (4 to 6 Months)
Adolescent Dog (7 to 12 Months)
Adult Dog (1 to 7 Years)
Senior Dog (7 Years and Older)
Paper Training
Where to Put the Papers
Setting Up Your Pup's Corral
The Transition to Outdoors
The Litter Box Option
Outdoor Training
Selecting an Appropriate Elimination Place
Safe Confinement
Country Dogs
Suburban Dogs
City Dogs
Training for Outdoor Elimination
Two-Way Communication
Previously Kenneled Dogs
Why Accidents Happen
Teaching Your Dog to Ask to Go Out
Posture as Language
Teaching to Go on Command
Caught in the Act
Finding Accidents After the Fact
What About Punishment?
A Schedule Will Help
Scheduling Basics
Schedule for Pups Under 10 Weeks
Schedule for Pups 10 Weeks to 6 Months
Schedule for Adolescent and Adult Dogs
Special Housetraining Problems
Recurring Elimination Problems
Submissive Urination
Hiding Elimination
Toy Breeds
Health-Related Problems
How the Elimination System Works
Urinary Incontinence
Cystitis and Urinary Tract Infections
Chronic Renal (Kidney) Failure
Endocrine (Hormonal) Disorders
Genetic Problems
Prostate Gland Disorders
Bowel Problems
Chronic Liver Disease
Viral Diseases
Age-Related Problems
Learning More About Your Dog