Chinese cresteds : everything about purchase, care, nutrition, grooming, and health (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Chinese cresteds : everything about purchase, care, nutrition, grooming, and health

Author: Anna Morton
Publisher: Hauppauge, NY : Barron's Educational Series, ©2007.
Series: Complete pet owner's manual.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Featuring colour photos and instructive line art, this title describes both varieties of the Chinese Crested dog: the Hairless, and the Powder Puff. It is useful for a pet owner.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Morton
ISBN: 9780764135408 0764135406
OCLC Number: 69028193
Description: 95 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introducing the Chinese Crested 5 --
Legendary Past of the Chinese Crested 5 --
Modern History 6 --
Nature of the Chinese Crested Dog 8 --
Two Varieties in One Litter 11 --
Genetics 12 --
General Chinese Crested Standard 12 --
How-to: Train the Ears to Stand Up 14 --
Choosing the Chinese Crested 17 --
Selecting the Variety: Hairless or Powderpuff? 17 --
Puppy or Adult Dog? 18 --
Male or Female 19 --
Show Prospect or Pet? 20 --
Rescue and Adoption 22 --
How to Find a Reputable Breeder 25 --
Recognizing a Reputable Breeder 25 --
Backyard Breeders and Puppy Mills 28 --
Written Contracts or Verbal Agreements 28 --
Shipping 30 --
Loving the Chinese Crested 33 --
Home, Sweet Home 33 --
Introducing Children and Other Pets 36 --
Day Care or a Pet Sitter? 38 --
Sharing the Bed with the Chinese Crested 38 --
Boarding the Chinese Crested 39 --
Traveling with the Chinese Crested 39 --
Feeding the Chinese Crested 41 --
Home Diet, Commercial Food, or BARF 41 --
Finicky Eaters 43 --
Overweight or Obese Chinese Crested 43 --
Individual Preferences and Special Needs 44 --
Lactating Bitches 45 --
Aged Crested 45 --
Grooming and Batching 47 --
Basic Grooming Supplies 47 --
Nails, Ears, and Teeth 48 --
Shaving and Trimming 48 --
Tub 49 --
Batching and Cleaning 49 --
Grooming the Powderpuff 51 --
How-to: Groom the Hairless Dog 52 --
Training the Chinese Crested 55 --
Basic Obedience Training 55 --
Problem Chinese Crested 57 --
Training for the Show 58 --
Chinese Crested's Health 63 --
Preventive Health Care 64 --
Internal and External Parasites 65 --
Toxins 66 --
Other Common Dangers 70 --
Taking Your Dog's Temperature 70 --
Emergency Medical Kit 70 --
Digestive System 71 --
Respiratory System 72 --
Cardiovascular System 73.
Series Title: Complete pet owner's manual.
Responsibility: Anna Morton ; filled with full color photographs ; illustrations by Pam Tanzey.
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