The New Puppy Owner's Manual: A Great Investment for All Excited or Anxious Owners of a Puppy

The New Puppy Owner's Manual: A Great Investment for All Excited or Anxious Owners of a Puppy


By (author) Angela Fitch

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  • Publisher: How to Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 156 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 230mm x 12mm | 381g
  • Publication date: 15 February 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1845282876
  • ISBN 13: 9781845282875
  • Edition: 1
  • Sales rank: 407,366

Product description

This easy-to-use guide is a complete course in raising a puppy into a happy, well-adjusted and obedient adult dog that is a pleasure to live with.In a comprehensive and accessible format, it provides a simple plan to follow, with helpful troubleshooting sections for owners looking for a solution to problems they are already experiencing!It is suitable for both new and existing puppy owners, who are looking for help and advice on puppy training and behaviour. It explains what to expect, what is normal, what isn A|t, and what to do about it!The first section gives owners an understanding of puppy related issues, with practical advice on: A A nBringing a puppy home A A nCorrect feeding and healthcare A A nQuick and effective housetraining A A nDealing with attention seekingbehaviour such as barking and jumping up A A nControlling biting andchewing A A nInterpreting body language A A nBenefiting from pack hierarchyThe second section will help owners get started with basic training, including: A A nSit! A Down! A A nWalking on the lead A Recall A Leave! A Stay! A A nPlaytime and Tricks

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Author information

Angela Fitch has been working with dogs for 10 years. She runs a busy dog training school, providing training and behaviour solutions for both puppies and adult dogs. Angela is passionate about promoting education for owners in understanding, raising and living with dogs. She lives in Kent with her husband, two young sons and their Chocolate Labrador, Max.

Review quote

'A fab book packed with help and advice on how to bring your puppy up to a well-adjusted and obedient adult dog.' Dogs Monthly

Table of contents

Introduction; Part 1 - The Basics 1. Bringing your new puppy home; 2. Housetraining; 3. Barking, whining and attention seeking; 4. Biting, chewing and jumping; 5. Pack hierarchy; Part 2 - Training 6. Walking on a lead; 7. Sit, down and stand; 8. Recall; 9. Leave and stay; 10. Playtime and tricks; Index.