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The dog has been man¿s best friend at work and at play for thousands of years. How to Look After Your Dog is the complete guide to understanding and caring for your pet. The book opens with advice on buying a dog, and covers in detail every topic that the responsible owner needs to consider. There is invaluable information on all aspects of dog care, including advice on types of bedding and essential equipment, safety issues, feeding and grooming. Sections on breeding and whelping are included, as well as training your dog from puppyhood and correcting bad behavior. There is also a clearly presented section on health care and first aid. The informative text is complemented with specially commissioned photographs including step-by-step sequences to make this a truly practical book.