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    DescriptionAn inspiring, realistic guide to adopting purebred rescues Each year, millions of purebred dogs are given up by their owners for a varietyof reasons. Thanks to the recovery and rehabilitative efforts of rescueorganizations, many of these dogs are saved--and go on to become extraordinarycompanion animals. Now, Purebred Rescue Dog Adoption helps you decide ifadopting a purebred rescue dog is right for you. Professional dog trainer andpurebred rescue expert Liz Palika explains how to locate local and nationalrescue groups, what you can expect in the adoption process--and from your rescuedog--and how to help your dog make a successful transition to your ""foreverhome."" Palika also helps you: * Choose whether to adopt a puppy or an adult, male or female * Prepare your house, yard and family for the new arrival * Handle housetraining with care * Teach your adoptee how to behave with other people * Understand and work through problem behaviors * Get involved with purebred dog rescue yourself Complete with a list of up-to-date Internet resources, Purebred Rescue Dog Adoption tells you just what you need to know to make theright match while saving a dog--and feel wonderful about it!


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    Title
    Purebred Rescue Dog Adoption
    Subtitle
    Rewards and Realities
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Liz Palika
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780764549717
    ISBN 10: 0764549715
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC E4L: PET
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.4
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 600
    BIC subject category V2: WNGD
    Ingram Subject Code: PT
    Libri: I-PT
    B&T Approval Code: A74700000
    DC22: 636.73
    BISAC V2.8: PET004000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: SF428.55.P
    BISAC V2.8: PET004010
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: SF428.55 .P35 2004
    Thema V1.0: WNGD
    Publisher
    Turner Publishing Company
    Imprint name
    Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
    Publication date
    06 February 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Foster City
    Author Information
    LIZ PALIKA has been involved with purebred dog rescue foralmost thirty years, working with German Shepherd, Australian Shepherd andPapillon rescue. An award-winning author and professional dog trainer, Palikaspecializes in training rescue dogs and their new owners to enable these dogsto remain forever in their new homes. The bimonthly columnist on purebredrescue for the AKC Gazette, Palika has written over fifteen books, includingthe Australian Shepherd: Champion of Versatility, Second Edition and All DogsNeed Some Training, both from Wiley.
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    An inspiring, realistic guide to adopting purebred rescues Each year, millions of purebred dogs are given up by their owners for a varietyof reasons. Thanks to the recovery and rehabilitative efforts of rescueorganizations, many of these dogs are saved--and go on to become extraordinarycompanion animals.Now, Purebred Rescue Dog Adoption helps you decide ifadopting a purebred rescue dog is right for you. Professional dog trainer andpurebred rescue expert Liz Palika explains how to locate local and nationalrescue groups, what you can expect in the adoption process--and from your rescuedog--and how to help your dog make a successful transition to your "foreverhome." Palika also helps you: Choose whether to adopt a puppy or an adult, male or female Prepare your house, yard and family for the new arrival Handle housetraining with care Teach your adoptee how to behave with other people Understand and work through problem behaviors Get involved with purebred dog rescue yourselfComplete with a list of up-to-date Internet resources, Purebred Rescue Dog Adoption tells you just what you need to know to make theright match while saving a dog--and feel wonderful about it!