Boston Terriers for Dummies
Paperback ISBN: 0470127686
Has a Boston Terrier stolen your heart? Whether you’re thinking about adding one of these “American Gentlemen” to your home or you already have one, this fun, friendly guide is the key to becoming a responsible and happy puppy parent! Boston Terriers For Dummies gives you all the basics on raising and living with this intelligent, affectionate breed. You’ll learn where and how this dog originated, what it needs, and how to determine if a Boston Terrier is the right dog for you and your family. From feeding and grooming to basic training, you get all the tips any Boston owner needs to make their dog feel welcome, loved, and well-cared for. You’ll discover how to: - Understand the breed’s origin and history - Choose the right Boston Terrier for you - Puppy-proof your home and yard - Teach your Boston basic commands - Housetrain and socialize your puppy - Correct Boston behavior gone bad - Handle breed-specific health concerns - Enhance your dog’s quality of life - Travel with your Boston—or find a reputable sitter - Care for the senior dog Complete with sections on nutrition, first aid, and exercise and play, Boston Terriers For Dummies is the only guide you need to raise a happy, healthy dog!
Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home
And Other Unexplained Powers of Animals
Paperback ISBN: 0609805339
A study of the psychic powers of animals provides anecdotal evidence of animals' telepathic communication, along with analyses of the unique relationships that exist between pet owners and their companions.
My Smart Puppy
Fun, Effective, and Easy Puppy Training
Hardcover ISBN: 044657886x
A practical handbook on how to raise a happy and obedient puppy introduces an effective, innovative approach to training a young dog, offering step-by-step instructions, handy tricks, and helpful advice on how to deal with every type of puppy breed and personality. By the authors of Good Owners, Great Dogs.
A Dog Year
Twelve Months, Four Dogs, and Me
Paperback ISBN: 0812966902
The author describes how his world--and that of his two other canine companions--was transformed by the arrival of Devon, a high-strung border collie, and how the individual members of the household adapted to one another.
Adopting the Racing Greyhound
Paperback ISBN: 0764540866
The first edition of this book was responsible for inspiring tens of thousands of people to adopt ex-racers. Now, this fully updated edition features groundbreaking veterinary information not available anywhere else. Greyhound authority Cynthia Branigan–who has placed over 4,000 Greyhounds through her organization–offers updated statistics on the costs involved with adopting as well as new health information, such as warnings about tick-borne diseases and suggestions on buying veterinary insurance. Branigan carefully explains how to care for a Greyhound–everything from feeding and grooming to training–and how to extend the dog’s life span. Readers will also find a wealth of updated information on medical conditions in Greyhounds and the latest in tests and treatment.
Marley & Me
Life and Love With the World's Worst Dog
Paperback ISBN: 0060817097
Follows the life story of an exuberant golden Labrador who gets into perpetual trouble and experiences a range of inspiring adventures, from comforting his human companions in the aftermath of a devastating miscarriage, to shutting down an entire beach, to guarding a seventeen-year-old neighbor in the aftermath of a stabbing attack. Reprint. 250,000 first printing.