Rottweilers For Dummies
Is the Rottweiler the right breed for you and your family? Rottweilers For Dummies provides the answer to this and all your questions about getting, caring for and living with this big dog. Long-time Rottweiler breeder and trainer Richard G. Beauchamp gets you up and running with what you need to know to:
Choose the right Rottweiler for you
Socialize your new puppy
Educate yourself and your dog
Maintain good health, proper exercise and diet
Handle behavioral problems
Participate in dog competitions
In friendly, down-to-earth language, Rick provides insights into the Rottweiler temperament and loads of sensible, easy-to-follow advice on everything a Rottweiler owner should know along with fun facts and tips on how to have a great time with your Rottie. Discover how to:
Decide on whether a male or female is right for you
Find and choose your new friend and bring him or her home
Understand how to communicate with your Rottweiler
Train your Rottweiler
Finding a good trainer and attend classes
Deal with emotional conflicts
Feed and exercise your Rottweiler
Recognize, prevent, and treat common health problems
Have loyal friend for life
The indispensable guide for you and your Rottweiler, Rottweilers For Dummies is the only book you ll need to help you have the best possible experience with this admirable and loveable breed.
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- Paperback | 280 pages
- 190 x 233 x 17mm | 452g
- 27 Nov 2000
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
- Foster City, United States
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Get the lowdown on keeping your Rottweiler healthy and contentKnown for its strength and protectiveness, the Rottweiler is agood-natured, playful family pet. This fun and friendly bookprovides insights into this big dog's temperament, sensible adviceon taking care of and training your Rottweiler, tips onparticipating in a variety of dog competitions, and much more.
Discover how to:
Choose the right Rottweiler for youSocialize your new puppyEducate yourself and your dogMaintain good health, proper exercise, and dietHandle behavioral problems
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Table of contents
PART I: Getting to Know Rottweilers.
Chapter 1: So What Exactly Is a Rottweiler?
Chapter 2: Is a Rottweiler Right for You?
PART II: Searching for Your Soul Mate.
Chapter 3: Knowing What You Want in a Rottweiler.
Chapter 4: Finding and Choosing Your New Friend.
PART III: Living with a Rottweiler.
Chapter 5: Preparing for Your Puppy.
Chapter 6: Welcome Home!
Chapter 7: Understanding How to Communicate with Your Rottweiler.
Chapter 8: Training Your Rottweiler.
Chapter 9: Having Fun with Your Rottweiler.
PART IV: Keeping Your Rottweiler Healthy.
Chapter 10: Getting to Know Your Rottweiler . Inside and Out.
Chapter 11: Feeding and Exercising Your Rottweiler.
Chapter 12: Preventing Health Problems.
Chapter 13: Being Prepared for Emergencies.
Chapter 14: Knowing What to Do When Your Dog Gets Sick.
PART V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 15: Ten Reasons to Own a Rottweiler.
Chapter 16: Ten Reasons Not to Own a Rottweiler.
Chapter 17: Ten Tips for Training Your Rottweiler.
Chapter 18: Ten Tips for Traveling with (Or without) Your Dog.
Appendix A: Glossary.
Appendix B: Resources.
Book Registration Information.
About Richard G. Beauchamp