books about: puppyhood
Kittenhood: Life-size Portraits of Kittens in Their First 12 Weeks
Stewart, Tabori and Chang
Kittenhood showcases adorable kittens in life-size photographs taken in the early weeks of their lives. The book itself is oversize at 13 by 11 inches, allowing enough space to bring each of these little ones to life. Twenty-five breeds are captured in engaging photographs, showing all the details that make kittens so irresistible, from their soft, fluffy bellies to their tiny teeth, large eyes, beautiful coloring, and expressive tails. The ...
Newborn Puppies: Dogs in Their First Three Weeks
Dog lovers who haven't raised puppies from birth have missed out on one of the most remarkable and adorable times in a dog's life. From one to twenty-one days old, puppies undergo great changes, from needing their mothers' complete care to opening their eyes and ears to the outside world, growing, stretching their legs, and learning to become the dogs that they are. Author/photographer (and new mother) Traer Scott's love of dogs shines through ...
Before and After Getting Your Puppy: The Positive Approach to Raising a Happy, Healthy, and Well-Behaved Dog
Dr. Ian Dunbar
New World Library
Very few dog trainers have not been influenced by Dr. Ian Dunbar's dog-friendly philosophy. In the 1970s, Dr. Dunbar sparked a dramatic shift in dog training away from leash corrections and drill-sergeant adult dog classes based on competitive obedience and toward a positive approach using toys, treats, and games as rewards for teaching basic manners, preventing behavior problems, and modifying temperament. Before Dr. Dunbar there were no ...
How to Teach a New Dog Old Tricks
James & Kenneth Pub
Fun training with toys, treats, lures and rewards. Easy and effective, dog-friendly techniques for teaching a new puppy old tricks (such as basic manners), or for teaching an older dog that is new to training. Heralded by many dog trainers as 'the best dog training book ever written'. A comprehensive workbook for the motivated dog owner, comprising sections on basic off-leash obedience, temperament modification, behavior troubleshooting, ...
How to Raise the Perfect Dog: Through Puppyhood and Beyond
Melissa Jo Peltier
Three Rivers Press
From the bestselling author and star of National Geographic Channel's Dog Whisperer , the only resource you’ll need for raising a happy, healthy dog. For the millions of people every year who consider bringing a puppy into their lives–as well as those who have already brought a dog home–Cesar Millan, the preeminent dog behavior expert, says, "Yes, you can raise the perfect dog!" It all starts with the proper foundation in the early ...
Puppyhood: Life-size Portraits of Puppies at 6 Weeks Old
J. Nichole Smith
Stewart, Tabori and Chang
Puppyhood showcases adorable puppies in life-size photographs taken at six weeks old. The book itself is oversize at 13 by 11 inches, allowing enough space to bring each of these little ones to life. Twenty-five breeds are captured in engaging photographs, showing all the details that make puppies so irresistible, from their pink bellies to their tiny teeth, soft ears, and oversize paws. The book features the most popular breeds, including the ...
Training for Both Ends of the Leash: A Guide to Cooperation Training for You and Your Dog
A breakthrough approach to dog training, tapping the power of cooperation by integrating a dog’s natural instinct with an owner’s personality. Kate Perry has seen it all: the secret pee-ers, the delivery-man harassers, the agoraphobics. Every dog presents a unique set of drives, traits, and needs—and so does every owner. Delivering the effective approach that has made her a highly sought-after canine consultant, Training for Both ...
Dog Body Language Phrasebook: 100 Ways to Read Their Signals
Thunder Bay Press
A dog's body language communicates a multitude of emotions, but unless you happen to speak 'dog,' you may be misunderstanding what your best friend wants or needs. With the help of the new Dog Body Language Phrasebook, pups and their people will be on their way to better communication. • This book features 100 of the most common types of dog expression and is organized by categories of dog behavior, including contentment, anger, fear, ...
Right Dog For You
Daniel F. Tortora
How to Find the Perfect Match for You... Here is a systematic and enjoyable way to choose a dog. This highly informative and useful book will take the guesswork out of choosing a dog while leaving in the fun. It will tell you about more than 110 breeds and help you to select a dog compatible with your personality, family, and lifestyle. Choosing a dog can become easy and enjoyable as you learn everything there is to know about the breeds, ...
Puppyhood Deck: 50 Tips for Raising the Perfect Dog
For the millions of people every year who consider bringing a puppy into their lives - as well as those who have already brought a dog home. Based on Cesar's own detailed experiences raising individual puppies from some of the most popular breeds, Puppyhood Deck is like having Cesar right beside you, as your own personal expert, coaching you and your dog from the first day of your life together.
Doberman Pinscher (Doglife: Lifelong Care for Your Dog)
TFH Publications, Inc.
Ranked #14 by the American Kennel Club (AKC), the Doberman Pinscher is a versatile working dog who excels at both work and play, making him the ultimate canine sports partner, defender, and loyal family member. Originally bred to be a superior guardian prized for intelligence, power, and agility, the Dobe is easy to train and eager to please, but this active dog must always be kept mentally and physically stimulated. In addition to comprehensive ...
Puppy Preschool, Revised Edition: Raising Your Puppy Right---Right from the Start!
St. Martin's Griffin
John Ross and Barbara McKinney, the country’s foremost dog-training experts, reveal the lifelong benefits of early training in this definitive guide devoted exclusively to the trials and triumphs of puppy rearing. Puppy Preschool rewrites the rules on raising a great dog. Whereas other training books begin their programs when the puppy has already reached four months of age or more, Puppy Preschool begins educating and shaping behavior ...
Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds: A Field Guide to 231 Dog Breeds and Varieties (Pocket Professional Guide)
TFH Publications, Inc.
The Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds is an extensive, all-in-one guide providing profiles on 231 breeds and varieties, including all American Kennel Club (AKC) and Kennel Club (KC) recognized breeds. Along with details about each breed's origin and personality, each color-coded profile includes pertinent information about specific care requirements, including exercise, grooming, training, and health care. The unique format and compact size of the ...
Before You Get Your Puppy
James & Kenneth Publishers
When you choose a new puppy, you need to meet six developmental deadlines before your puppy is just five months old. "BEFORE You Get Your Puppy" covers the first three developmental deadlines covering the period of puppy selection until your puppy's first week at home. 1st Developmental Deadline: Your Education About Puppy Education - Before you search for a puppy you need to complete your education about puppy education. You need to know how ...
Raising A Behaviorally Healthy Puppy: A pet parenting guide
Daniel Q. Estep
Island Dog Press
Provides puppy parents with the critical information you need to make the most of your puppy's formative early months. The authors' unique Five Step Positive Proaction Plan provides a 'how to' guide for managing all normal puppy behaviors including chewing, housetraining, crate training, socialization, introducing puppy to other pets, and more. Easy to read format, lays open, making it easy to refer to when working with your puppy. Awarded 1st ...
What Is My Dog Thinking?: The Essential Guide to Understanding Pet Behavior
Thunder Bay Press
There are probably times when you wish you knew what your dog was thinking. From tail wagging to growling, from play bowing to lip licking, this fascinating book explains why your dog behaves the way he does. What Is My Dog Thinking? covers six major aspects of dog behavior: the importance of hierarchy, food and fitness, staying safe, reproduction, social behavior, and people and dogs.
After You Get Your Puppy
Dr. Ian Dunbar
James & Kenneth, Publishers
Now you have your puppy, the clock is ticking and you need to meet three more Developmental Deadlines before your puppy is five months old. 4th Developmental Deadline — Socializing Your Puppy to People Your Most Urgent Priority is to socialize your puppy to a wide variety of people, especially children, men, and strangers, before he is twelve weeks old. Well-socialized puppies grow up to be wonderful companions, whereas antisocial dogs are ...
Snog: A Puppy's Guide to Love
Little, Brown and Company
Snog: A Puppy's Guide to Love features sixty original and captivating images of puppies by the world's most popular animal photographer. Hale uses her lens, her love of dogs, and a great deal of patience to create an enchanting perspective on how puppies see the world. Whether napping or nibbling at each other's ears, these adorable pooches show a deep, easily shared affection for one another. From golden retrievers to German shepherds, bulldogs ...
World Atlas of Dog Breeds
Dominique De Vito
TFH Publications, Inc.
The World Atlas of Dog Breeds is the largest and most comprehensive encyclopedia of dog breeds available in the world. Three years in the making, this invaluable reference includes more than 420 internationally recognized dog breeds and varieties and provides detailed history, personality, traits, and care and training requirements for every breed. Unparalleled in depth and scope of information, the World Atlas of Dog Breeds offers a compact, ...
Choosing a Dog For Dummies
Getting a dog is more like getting married than it is like buying a new car or lawnmower—it’s a melding of spirits and a lifetime commitment. So, before you take the leap, you’d better make sure that your choice is based on more than a nice smile and a lively tail. And with more than 400 breeds to choose from, it shouldn’t be too hard to find the right canine companion for you. Looking for a fun-loving pal for lots of rough and tumble ...
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