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The Art Of Raising A Puppy

Author : Monks of New Skete
ISBN : 9780759524378
Genre : Pets
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The Monks of New Skete THE ART OF RAISING A PUPPY The authors of the classic guide How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend now tell you everything you need to know about the crucial first months of your puppy's life. From the decision to adopt a pup through the practical steps of choosing the right breed, preparing your home, caring for your new charge, and practicing basic obedience exercises, the Monks of New Skete offer clear, compassionate guidelines for raising a puppy. Renowned for breeding German shepherds, the Monks train their own beautiful dogs, and dogs of any breed, according to a unique program based on understanding canine behavior and enhancing the bond between dog and owner. This communion begins in puppyhood and is based on deep respect and affection. Improper care, poor training, or a lack of attention during the early months can lead to problem behaviors that become increasingly difficult to alter as your dog matures. By learning to gently assert your dominance from the start, you'll build a lasting and loving relationship with your pup. This complete guide, illustrated with more than eighty black-and-white photographs, explains the stages of puppy development, how to communicate with your pup, how to begin a complete training program, and how to deal with common problems like chewing, jumping up, and paper-training. The kind of fulfillment a solid relationship with your pup can bring is demonstrated in the stories of three dogs who have assumed special places in their owners lives. The Art of Raising a Puppy is an essential source of wisdom, information, and inspiration for anyone who loves and cares for a puppy. As a community, the Monks of New Skete have been breeding, raising, and training dogs for more than twenty years. New Skete Monastery is located in Cambridge, New York.
Category: Pets

The Art Of Raising A Puppy Revised Edition

Author : Monks of New Skete
ISBN : 9780316182683
Genre : Pets
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For more than thirty years the Monks of New Skete have been among America's most trusted authorities on dog training, canine behavior, and the animal/human bond. In their two now-classic bestsellers, How to be Your Dog's Best Friend and The Art of Raising a Puppy, the Monks draw on their experience as long-time breeders of German shepherds and as trainers of dogs of all breeds to provide--brilliantly distilled--the indispensable information and advice that every dog owner needs. This new edition of The Art of Raising a Puppy features new photographs throughout, along with updated chapters on play, crating, adopting dogs from shelters and rescue organizations, raising dogs in an urban environment, and the latest developments in canine health and canine behavioral theory.
Category: Pets

Before And After Getting Your Puppy

Author : Ian Dunbar
ISBN : 1577313445
Genre : Pets
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Before & After Getting Your Puppy is a simple, practical guide for anyone bringing a new puppy into the family. In clear steps, with helpful photos and easy-to-follow training deadlines, Dr. Ian Dunbar, who pioneered puppy classes and a loving style of dog training in the 1970s, presents a structured yet playful and humorous plan for raising a wonderful dog. The guide is based on six developmental deadlines: completing owner education and preparation assessing a puppy’s prior socialization and education teaching errorless housetraining and chewtoy-training completing a socialization program of meeting strange dogs and people learning bite inhibition a continuing program of ongoing training In the first half of the book, Dr. Dunbar focuses on what the owner needs to know to select a great puppy. In the second half, he presents the crucial lessons the puppy must be taught during its impressionable early development. Over time, Dr Dunbar’s kind, positive program has been proven the most effective.
Category: Pets

Let Dogs Be Dogs

Author : The Monks of New Skete
ISBN : 9780316387927
Genre : Pets
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America's foremost authorities on dog care and training distill decades of experience in a comprehensive "foundational" guide for dog owners. No matter what training method or techniques you use with your dog, the training is unlikely to be optimally successful unless it is predicated on an understanding of the dog's true nature. Dogs need food, water, exercise and play, rest, veterinary care--the basics. But since dogs naturally want to be led, they also need focused and compassionate guidance. Through abundant stories and case studies, the authors reveal how canine nature manifests itself in various behaviors, some potentially disruptive to domestic accord, and show how in addressing these behaviors you can strengthen the bond with your dog as well as keep the peace. The promise of this book is that, especially in an ever-accelerating world filled with digital distractions, you can learn from your dog's example how to live in the moment, thereby enriching your life immeasurably.
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Puppy Love You And Your Puppy S Journey

Author : Pamela Blaco
ISBN : 9781312321830
Genre : Pets
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The goal of Puppy Love is to provide you with the skills and understanding you'll need to train your puppy so that he grows into a self-confident, well mannered, well adjusted, mature dog.
Category: Pets

Milk Teeth

Author : Robbie Pfeufer Kahn
ISBN : 9780813543710
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Written as a year-long journal, Milk Teeth chronicles sociologist Robbie Pfeufer Kahn's struggle to achieve a loving relationship with her black Labrador puppy, Laska. Mirthful, mischievous, intelligent, and strong-willed, Laska challenges her owner's attempts at leadership and affection.
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Dog Palaces

Author : Brian Coleman
ISBN : 1423613619
Genre : Pets
File Size : 33.23 MB
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From modern sleek to designer chic, these pooch pads are the tops in design and innovation as well as creature comfort. Great for napping, lapping, guarding the palace, or sneaking a peek at passersby, these hideaways, homes away from home, and private quarters make pampered pets feel like royalty. Fast facts: Pet spending has reached an all-time high: new industry spending figures released by the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association (APPMA) confirm that pet spending will reach $38.4 billion in 2006, more than doubling in the last decade. In 2006, Americans' spending on pets is projected to be higher than ever, growing by 6 percent.27 percent of dog owners buy their pets birthday presents, and 55 percent of dog owners buy their pet holiday presents.
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In The Spirit Of Happiness

Author : Monks of New Skete
ISBN : 9780446930512
Genre : Religion
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The bestselling authors of "How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend" show how their strong connections with dogs and the natural world stem from the principles of monastic life. 14 line drawings.
Category: Religion

Aspca Complete Dog Care Manual

Author : Bruce Fogle
ISBN : 1564581683
Genre : Pets
File Size : 38.41 MB
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Describe basic dog care and offers advice on feeding, grooming, health care, problem behavior, breeding, first aid, and showing
Category: Pets

Library Journal

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ISBN : UOM:39015082964316
Genre : Libraries
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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.
Category: Libraries