Cocker Spaniel

Cocker Spaniel

Hardback Your Happy Healthy Pet Guides

By (author) Liz Palika

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  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 144 pages
  • Dimensions: 137mm x 213mm x 18mm | 295g
  • Publication date: 27 January 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Chichester
  • ISBN 10: 0470390603
  • ISBN 13: 9780470390603
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: col. ill
  • Sales rank: 1,017,719

Product description

This fully-revised all-encompassing guide to Cocker Spaniels features everything new owners need to know from preparing for the new pup to geriatric care. All new full-color photography and an included 30-minute training DVD make this a package that can't be passed up. * Updated coverage: Comprehensive guidance and information for the Cocker Spaniel owner. From understanding the breed behaviors and characteristics to choosing the right pup to grooming, feeding, and training, readers will have an all-encompassing guide. * Assured quality: This book is ideal for a new dog owner. The all-new full-color photos create its visual appeal; the sturdy hardcover and preprinted cases produce functionality. * Author expertise: The Happy Healthy Pet books are written by respected and established authors. Information is readable and to-the-point and presented in an easy-to-follow format. The 30-minute dog training DVD is a perfect complement to this new edition. The DVD is made precisely for owners of medium sized dog breeds; it covers the training approach, practical commands like heeling and staying, correcting inappropriate behaviors like jumping up and chewing, fun tricks like shaking and rolling over, and a bonus chapter. This bonus chapter is unique because it is breed-specific-- a Cocker Spaniel owner will learn specifically about the personality traits and habits that are characteristic of Cocker Spaniels. This kind of breed-specific coverage enables owners to cater their training, care, and attention to their Cocker Spaniel.Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

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Author information

Liz Palika is an award-winning author with more than forty books to her credit, including "All Dogs Need Some Training," "The Ultimate Dog Treat Cookbook," "Purebred Dog Rescue Adoption," "Senior Dogs For Dummies," and several titles in the Your Happy Healthy Pet series.

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The Cocker Spaniel has been making her way into the hearts and homes of American families for generations. She's admired for her luxurious coat, her dark, soulful eyes, and those adorable crimped ears. The smallest of the hunting spaniels, the Cocker is a spectacular companion dog who can bring years of merriment, playfulness, and devotion to her beloved human family.Packed with full-color photographs, this fun and practical guide gives you everything you need to make your relationship with your best friend even better. Inside, you'll find: Characteristics to look for when choosing a Cocker SpanielA list of supplies you'll need before you bring your Cocker homeAdvice on grooming, feeding, and trainingA reproducible pet-sitter chart to keep track of important informationA bonus DVD shows you that educating your Cocker Spaniel positively is easier and more fun than you think. You'll learn how to teach your furry friend basic commands and tricks, correct inappropriate behaviors, and understand her unique personality.