Author(s): David Meyer
This definitive guide has everything a dog owner needs to know about our canine companions, from training and grooming tips to understanding how your dog sees the world. It outlines intelligent safe steps to follow when looking to choose and introduce a new dog into the family home. The information falls into four main chapters, with each subject being broken down into an easy to understand format full of advice, tips and information. Basics: Covers finding your new best friend, creating a welcoming environment and how to develop a bond. Behaviour: Why do dogs jump so much? Why is my dog constantly chasing its tail? Find these answers and so much more to understand how to communicate more effectively with your pet. Training: Tired of your dog slobbering on your face? Trying to minimise mouthing? Want to teach an old dog new tricks? Look no further for the instructions and top tips on curbing bad habits, and how to deal with the challenges and rewards of introducing a puppy or adult dog to a new home and family. Care: Is his fur a tangled mess? What kind of collar should you get? What do you do during a thunderstorm? Learn everything you need to know to keep your dog safe and happy. For new and experience dog owners alike, all the information you need to understand your new puppy or old friend is now right at your fingertips, and with over 700 photographs and illustrations throughout this really is the perfect one-stop family essential on how-to nurture one of life’s most precious bonds.