Pomeranians For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 18, 2011 - Pets - 292 pages
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It’s easy to see why you fell in love with the idea of adopting a Pomeranian. Distinguished by its vivacity, intelligence, extroversion, and fierce loyalty to its family, this tiny canine can make an excellent companion…for the right person. As with any breed, or dogs in general for that matter, it’s important for you to know what to expect when you take a Pom into your life.

Whether you’re a new or an aspiring Pom owner, Pomeranians For Dummies fills you in on everything you need to know to find, choose, raise, care for, and have a ball with a member of that outstanding breed of dog. From finding your canine soul mate to breeding Pomeranians for show or companionship, award-winning dog author and renowned dog psychologist, Dr. Caroline Coile covers all the bases, including how to:

  • Decide whether the Pom is right for you
  • Find a good Pom breeder
  • Select the perfect Pom for you
  • Make sense of your Pom’s behavior
  • Train your Pom
  • Keep your Pom happy, healthy and well-groomed
  • Know what common health problems to look for
  • Take your Pom on the road

Illustrated with dozens of heart-melting photos of Poms in-action, Pomeranians For Dummies helps you to guarantee that you and your little buddy have a long, happy life together.

 

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Having adopted an adult Pom I had questions that were answered in a simple straight forward way. This is a great book for new dog owners that gives information without assuming that you are knowledgable about even the basics. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Pomeranians Whats Not to Love?
3
When Your House Becomes
4
Pomeranians Whats Not to Love?
7
Whats in a Pom?
19
In Search of Your Soul Mate
31
The Final Selection Picking
49
Screening for Good Health
55
Caring for Your
113
Caring for Your Pom from Head to Paw 113 Chapter 8 Eating Out of the Pom of Your Hand
115
Primping Your Pom
131
Maintaining Your Poms
149
Doctoring Your Dog
165
Traveling with a Pom Pilot
191
Training Your Pom with TLC
201
Mastering Manners
217

When Your House Becomes
63
Coming Home
87
Settling In on the First Night
96
The First Few Days
99
Enjoying Playtime
108
Dealing with Doggy Delinquents
235
Ten Cool Activities to Do with Your Pom
255
Ten Fun Facts about Poms
261
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About the author (2011)

D. Caroline Coile, PhD, has written 26 books and more than 300 articles about dogs. She has received numerous awards and has taught college classes in psychology and animal learning.

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