Puppies For Dummies

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Wiley, Jan 31, 2012 - Pets - 384 pages
15 Reviews
Everything you need to train a puppy

Bringing home a puppy? This fun, friendly guide to puppies prepares you for this tough but terrific time. From the basics of puppy training—housebreaking, feeding, crating—to the latest on doggie day care, traveling with a puppy, and the new designer breeds, you'll get everything you need to help your puppy grow up to be a healthy, playful, well-mannered dog.

In this new edition, noted authority Sarah Hodgson offers trusted information on caring for a new puppy, including the newest dog training tools and gadgets, the best treats and dog food suppliers, and new insight into positive reinforcement training.

  • Everything you need to start out right from day one
  • Trusted and proven advice from an authority
  • The latest information on positive reinforcement training
  • Includes a completely new 8-page color insert

If you're one of the lucky people getting ready to bring home a canine kid, this fun, informative guide gives you everything you need to smoothly integrate a puppy into your life and home.

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Review: Puppies For Dummies (For Dummies: Pets)

User Review  - Suzanne - Goodreads

Can say much about this can I? I have 2 dogs, and I couldn't gone through it without the excellent help of this book. Of course, read it if you have dogs xD otherwise will be pointless, unless you are ... Read full review

Review: Puppies For Dummies (For Dummies: Pets)

User Review  - Victoria Martin - Goodreads

I got my first puppy a month ago and this book has been invaluable for help with him. Definitely a must-read for any first-time dog owners (or anyone who gets the first dog that is really theirs, after growing up with family dogs like I did). Read full review

About the author (2012)

Sarah Hodgson has been New York's and Connecticut's favorite dog trainer for over 25 years and is a prolific author, columnist, media personality, and inventor. Her trademark upbeat, proven, and positive training techniques teach owners how to help their puppies become well-behaved familycompanions. Visit Sarah at WhenDogsTalk.com.

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