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Puppy's First Steps

The Whole-dog Approach to Raising A Happy, Healthy, Well-behaved Puppy
(Book - 2007 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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A comprehensive, accessible, and humane guide to puppies from one of the world's premier veterinary schools. This whole-dog approach--a unique combination of training, behavior, and health care--is based on cutting-edge research and real day-to-day clinical experience. The faculty of the Tufts University Cummings School, led by the renowned animal behaviorist Nicholas Dodman, provides information on the health and behavior of puppie, covering everything from how to pick a puppy, what to feed him, and how to housetrain, to why puppies behave the way they do and what to do in a host of medical situations.--From publisher description.
Title: Puppy's first steps
the whole-dog approach to raising a happy, healthy, well-behaved puppy
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2007
Characteristics: xvii, 286 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by the Faculty of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University ; edited by Nicholas Dodman with Lawrence Lindner
Contents: Before the puppy comes home. How to select a puppy
Upon arrival. Getting puppy settled in ; Puppy's physical well-being: preventive medical and health care ; The best puppy diet ever ; The socialization period
Puppy insights. How puppy perceives the world around him ; Young dogs and young children under the same roof
Sit! and other tricks. Training your pup ; Housetraining ; Nipping behavior problems in the bud ; Environmental enrichment
In the event of illness. Is it a medical emergency?
Summary: A comprehensive, accessible, and humane guide to puppies from one of the world's premier veterinary schools. This whole-dog approach--a unique combination of training, behavior, and health care--is based on cutting-edge research and real day-to-day clinical experience. The faculty of the Tufts University Cummings School, led by the renowned animal behaviorist Nicholas Dodman, provides information on the health and behavior of puppie, covering everything from how to pick a puppy, what to feed him, and how to housetrain, to why puppies behave the way they do and what to do in a host of medical situations.--From publisher description.
ISBN: 9780547053615
0618663045
9780618663040
Branch Call Number: 636.70887 P984 2007
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Puppies Training Puppies Development Puppies
Topical Term: Puppies
Puppies
Puppies
LCCN: 2006029513
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Nov 19, 2009
  • okay rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

This is a very basic knowledge introduction to first time puppy owners. It provides information that every puppy owner should know regarding training, health, socializing, and puppy development stages.

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