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Surviving Puppyhood Teaching Your Puppy the Right Way to Live

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ISBN-10: 0877193533

ISBN-13: 9780877193531

Edition: 1999

Authors: Kay Guetzloff

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This is the most comprehensive and sensible book on puppy selection, ownership and training that has ever been written..It is a definite must item for anybody considering a dog for a pet. The book covers every topic from selecting and acquiring your pet, to training and comfortably living with it, in an easy to understand and logical manner. Every person considering a dog for a family member should read this book first.
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date: 9/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Acknowledgment
Introduction
In Search of Your Canine Einstein
The Cost of Puppy Love
A Dog for All Reasons
Purebred vs. Random-bred
Male vs. Female
Neutering
Spaying
Inside or Outside Dog?
From Chihuahuas to Great Danes
The Sporting Group
The Hound Group
The Working Group
The Terrier Group
The Toy Group
The Non-sporting Group
The Herding Group
Playing Detective
Going to the Right Source
Buying a Puppy Locally
Picking a Puppy
Are Two Better Than One?
Buying a Puppy Long-distance
Buying a Puppy at a Pet Store
Choosing Dr. Doolittle
Selecting a Vet for Einstein
Pilling Einstein Made Easy
Educating Einstein, Your Puppy Extraordinaire
The Puppy Starter Kit
Essential Items for Einstein
Nonessential Items for Einstein
Puppy Proofing Your Home
Teaching Your Puppy the Right Way to Live
Surviving Housebreaking
Making Use of the "Den,"
The "Potty" Area
The "Match Trick,"
Planning and Scheduling
Pick Up the Papers
When Accidents Happen
Home Sweet Home
Surviving Destructive Chewing
Prevention Rather Than Cure
Sweet Dreams
The Midnight Serenade
Surviving Those Puppy Teeth
Nip Biting in the Bud
The Dangers of Tug-of-war
Showing Einstein Who's the Boss
Dealing with Dominance
Teaching Einstein Other Social Skills
Guarding Possessions
Guarding Food
Furniture or Floor?
High-Tech Training Aids
To Catch a Thief
That Overpowering Greeting
Silence Is Golden
Introducing Your Puppy to Other Furry and Feathered Friends
He Ain't Nothin' But a Hound Dog
What's New, Pussycat?
Low-Fly Zone
Latchkey Pups
Starting Off on the Right Paw
How Puppies Learn
Teaching Your Dog by Using Lures and Rewards
How Short-term and Long-term Memory Play a Part in Training
To Come or Not to Come, That Is the Question
Making "Come" Positive
Never Correct Your Puppy for Coming to You
The Serious Side of "Come,"
Games People Play
Keep Him Guessing
What Every Good Dog Should Know
The "Kennel" Command
The "Sit" Command
The "Lie Down" Command
The "Stay" Command
The "Wait" Command
The "Leave It" Command
The "Heel" Command
Off to School
Putting It All into Practice
On Being a Good Dog Neighbor
Barking Issues
The "Poop" Patrol
The Stay-at-home Dog
Going Along for the Ride
No Room at the Inn
Touring with Einstein
Camping with a Canine
Vacation Spots
Staying in Other People's Homes
Leaving Einstein Behind
Check Things Out Ahead of Time
Starting Early
The Patter of Tiny Paws
Taking Over Someone Else's Problem
When Good Dogs Go Bad
A Trip down Memory Lane
Getting More out of Life with Einstein
Epilogue
Index