I just got a puppy What do I do?

Mordecai Siegal

Book - 2002

"Complete with step-by-step instructions, photographs, and techniques tailored to the temperament of your dog ... including an all new guide to the 25 most popular breeds!"--Cover.

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New York : Fireside ©2002.
Item Description
Includes index.
Physical Description
220 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Main Author
Mordecai Siegal (author)
Other Authors
Matthew Margolis (author), Tara Darling (photographer)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

A thoroughly revised edition of the popular pet guide explains how to select the right puppy for a household, how to prepare for a puppy's homecoming, how to create a bond of trust with one's new pet, the art of housebreaking, how to deal with potential behavior problems, and more. Original. 25,000 first printing.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

WHO SAID A PUPPY DOESN'T COME WITH AN INSTRUCTION MANUAL? Newly revised, this perennially popular guide to everything you ever needed to know about your new puppy is now a more invaluable resource than ever. First use the authors' safe and effective tests to determine your dog's temperament: strong-willed, shy, high-energy, outgoing, calm, aggressive; then use their personalized techniques to begin your training. Soon you'll be on your way to a rewarding and loving relationship with your new dog. You will also get the lowdown on: • Where to get a puppy (and where not to) • What to do and buy to prepare for your puppy's homecoming • How to create an immediate bond of trust between you and your puppy • How to paper train and housebreak your puppy • How to correct behavioral problems like spot soiling, furniture chewing, begging, jumping, excessive barking, and biting Complete with updated training techniques and an all-new section of profiles of the twenty-five most popular breeds, this fully illustrated guide is an essential source of wisdom, information, and inspiration for any dog owner or dog owner-to-be.