Dachshunds For Dummies

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Wiley, Mar 10, 2008 - Pets - 270 pages
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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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Dachshund for Dummies

User Review  - Jeff - calendars.com

I bought this book as a gift for a friend who owns a Dachshund, I thought maybe this book would help them understand the breed better, I thumbed through the book before giving it to them, very interesting book, lots of imformation Read full review

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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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About the author (2008)

Eve Adamson has been a Dachshund fan since childhood and a contributing editor for Dog Fancy magazine. Eve has written or coauthored over 45 books, including Adopting a Pet For Dummies, Shih Tzu For Dummies, and Labrador Retrievers For Dummies. She has won many dog writing awards and is a member of the Dog Writer’s Association of America. Eve lives in Iowa City with her family, which includes her dogs, Jack and Sally.

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