The Complete Single's Guide to Being a Dog Owner: Choose the Right Breed, Train Your New Pup, Balance Dating and Dog Duties, Find Doggie Daycare and Travel with Your Dog

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Adams Media, Apr 18, 2009 - Pets - 224 pages
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Should I let my dog sleep in bed with me? Can my puppy share my dinner? How do I keep my dog happy while I'm away at work?
As more and more singles share their homes with dogs (rather than mates), they face unique challenges. From what to do when your puppy poops in your shoes to how to train your dog to play nice with your new date, this guide answers all the questions you should ask before and after bringing home your new furry companions. Whether you have adopted an adult dog or are raising a puppy, international dog rescuer and author Betsy Rosenfeld offers practical, reassuring advice based on the experience of countless singles and their dogs. A single herself, Rosenfeld reveals all you need to know to live happily ever with their Prince, Baron, or Queenie.

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considering the commitment
Chapter 4
training basics
building a successful relationship with your
vetiquette and your dogs doctor
alternative vet care
beyond fleas and ticks
serious or seriously neurotic?
diet and exercise for your
dog parksreality rules and etiquette
dating day care
day care and boarding

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Betsy Rosenfeld (Beverly Hills, CA) is the go-to girl in Los Angeles when it comes to all things dog. She has dedicated her life to rescuing dogs, working with both local L.A.–based rescues as well as international animal aid organizations. She is the official Los Angeles representative for, as well as a regional council member of, IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare), and she personally raised more than $35,000 for the group’s post–Hurricane Katrina efforts. She has recently launched www. lovethydog .com, a vibrant online community where dog lovers can connect and share stories and photos of their dogs as well as learn to care for their precious pooches. Betsy lives in Beverly Hills with her favorite dog, Bella, whom she found running in traffic.

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