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Description - American Pit Bull Terrier by Liz Palika

"Your Happy Healthy Pet" offers the authoritative information and advice you need, illustrated throughout with full-color photographs - now revised and redesigned to be even more reader-friendly! Powerful, but affectionate. Enthusiastic and fun, but hard working. Playful, yet provocative. Exceptionally intelligent, but sometimes comical. American Pit Bull Terriers are among the most beloved dogs as well as the most misunderstood, feared, and despised. This guide fills you in on the breed's needs and attributes, covering: the distinction between the American Pit Bull Terrier and the "generic" pit bull; traits to look for in choosing your pet; things you'll need to make your pup feel at home; feeding, grooming, and healthcare; the importance of positive yet firm training, socialization, and supervision around kids; and bonus chapters available on companion Web site provide guidance for American Pit Bull Terrier and you will have a loyal companion for life.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471748229
ISBN-10: 0471748226
Format: Hardback
(213mm x 141mm x 13mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Liz Palika

Liz Palika is an award-winning author and a well-respected dog trainer. Her work has been published in all the major pet magazines, including DogWorld, Dog Fancy, AKC Gazette, Cats, Cat Fancy, Dogs USA, Puppies USA, and others. Her work has also appeared in mainstream publications such as Newsweek, the Saturday Evening Post, and Women First. She is the author of more than forty-five books, including Save That Dog!, which won a Maxwell Award from the Dog Writers Association of America and the first ASPCA Pet Overpopulation Award. Her dog training book, All Dogs Need Some Training, was named one of the ten best training books available to dog owners by Pet Life magazine. Liz is the owner of Kindred Spirits Dog Training in southern California, where she teaches family pet obedience classes, as well as noncompetitive agility and therapy dog training. She was a founding member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers and of the International Association of Canine Professionals.

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