The Adopted Dog Bible

Your One-Stop Resource for Choosing, Training, and Caring for Your Sheltered or Rescued Dog
Product Number: EB00299607
Released: Apr 21, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780061984716
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The old rules don't always apply to adopted dogs, whose training, past behaviors, and health histories may be a mystery. At last, here's the one-stop bible that acknowledges their special needs and covers every detail of daily life. In chapters reviewed by experts in veterinary medicine, nutrition, and training, pet parents will learn: -Where to find your perfect canine companion -All about breeds and mixed breeds and how you can adopt any type of dog -Smart guidelines for adoption success -Realistic expenses of dog care -What to expect when you bring your new pup home (and long after) -How to prevent runaways and protect your dog from all types of harm -Clicker, target stick, and other re-training methods -Humane ways to modify undesirable behaviors -How to introduce new diets and take the guesswork out of feeding -Holistic and conventional medical treatments -Daily hygiene and caring for your sick pup inside and out -The impact of travel and changes at home -What to do when it's time to say good-bye Plus recipes, doggy workouts, heartwarming true stories of adopted dogs and their happy parents, information on saving dogs on a larger scale, and much, much more!

Original Publish Date: Oct 06, 2009

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