Dachshunds For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 9, 2011 - Pets - 288 pages
Thinking about owning a Dachshund? Dachshunds For Dummies, 2nd Edition, is fully updated to show you how to find the one you’ll love forever and make him or her part of your family. Whether you choose a standard or miniature this one-stop guide gives you all the information you need to raise and care for your adorable “hot dog.”

This must-have resource is packed with expert advice on everything from feeding and healthcare to housebreaking, grooming, training, and more. Plus, you’ll learn the ins and outs of selecting the right vet, handling emergencies, and even showing your Dachshund. You’ll find out about the ups and downs of living with a pet, get familiar with the Dachshund’s classic physical characteristics, and find help in deciding whether you’d like a smooth, wirehaired, or longhaired pooch. Discover how to:

  • Choose your ideal Dachshund
  • Prepare your home for your new arrival
  • Manage your puppy’s nutrition and health
  • Conquer training problems
  • Groom a smooth, wirehaired, or longhaired Dachshund
  • Build a strong and loving bond with your pet
  • Handle common Dachshund back problems
  • Choose toys, grooming tools, and accessories
  • Select a crate and bedding
  • Introduce your dog to other pets
  • Take charge of your Dachshund’s training

Bringing a lively, clever Dachshund into your home will be a happy and joyful experience. Dachshunds For Dummies, 2nd Edition, makes it easy, too!

 

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User Review  - dkvision - LibraryThing

Over all I think this book is very good. BUT!! I want to point out that it says that you should give grapes as a treat. Grapes and raisins are poisonous to dogs. You should NEVER give them as a treat! I hope no dogs have come to harm because of this. Read full review

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THIS BOOK IS A GREAT BOOK HAS ALOT OF VALUABLE INFO THAT I HAVE FOUND TO BE VERY INFORMATIVE FOR ME IN HELPING ME RAISE MY PUPPY AND SHE HAS RESONDED WELL TO THE TECHNIQUES IN THE BOOK Read full review

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Eve Adamson is an award-winning pet writer, a member of the Dog Writers Association of America, co-author of Labrador Retrievers For Dummies, and author of Shih Tzu For Dummies and Adopting a Pet For Dummies.

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