The Art of Raising a Puppy
New Skete Monks
By (author) The Monks of New Skete
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Art of Raising a Puppy by The Monks of New Skete
Book DescriptionThe 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780316578394
(150mm x 234mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Little, Brown and Company
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Publish Date: 25-May-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author The Monks of New Skete
Art of Raising a Puppy, Hardback (August 2011)
The essential guide for puppy owners - the half million copy bestseller widely recognised as a classic work - revised and updated for the first time in two decades
How to be Your Dogs Best Friend, Hardback (February 1998)» View all books by The Monks of New Skete
Helps the dog owner to understand his dog's nature, knowing when and how to discipline, and to select a breed that is appropriate to his life-style.
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