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K.I.S.S. guide to raising a puppy

Author: Liz Palika
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., ©2002.
Series: Keep it simple series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American ed
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Presents a guide in preparing to care for a puppy, including how to find a veterinarian, how to deal with behavioral problems, and how to cope with changes that can occur in the home with a new puppy. The Keep It Simple Series has set a new standard in how-to publishing. The truly accessible guides inspire and instruct readers and deliver all the information one needs to know about the featured subject. Expertly  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Liz Palika
ISBN: 0789489473 9780789489470
OCLC Number: 48661649
Description: 288 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: So you want a puppy: Are you ready for a puppy? --
Big or small, longhaired or short? --
In the beginning: A puppy --
Bringing home your new best friend: Before you bring your puppy home --
First 24 hours --
Setting household rules --
Perils and pitfalls of housetraining --
New people, new things --
Your puppy's health: First visit to the vet --
Maintaining your puppy's health --
Routine care from tip to tail --
Let's eat! --
Health concerns --
What to do in an emergency --
How to train your puppy: How to be your puppy's teacher --
Basic training --
There's more you can teach --
Using training to avoid trouble --
More to do ... and learn: Best games and toys --
Why does my puppy do that? --
Appendices: More resources --
Dogs in cyberspace --
Simple glossary --
Index --
Acknowledgments.
Series Title: Keep it simple series.
Other Titles: KISS guide to raising a puppy
Guide to raising a puppy
Responsibility: Liz Palika ; foreword by Alan Gomberg.
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Presents a guide in preparing to care for a puppy, including how to find a veterinarian, how to deal with behavioral problems, and how to cope with changes that can occur in the home with a new puppy. The Keep It Simple Series has set a new standard in how-to publishing. The truly accessible guides inspire and instruct readers and deliver all the information one needs to know about the featured subject. Expertly written with helpful diagrams, full-color photographs and illustrations, these books give readers even more reasons to K I S S inexperience goodbye.

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