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Description - Purebred Rescue Dog Adoption by Liz Palika

This is an inspiring, realistic guide to adopting purebred rescues. Each year, millions of purebred dogs are given up by their owners for a variety of reasons. Thanks to the recovery and rehabilitative efforts of rescue organizations, many of these dogs are saved - and go on to become extraordinary companion animals. Now, "Purebred Rescue Dog Adoption" helps you decide if adopting a purebred rescue dog is right for you.Professional dog trainer and purebred rescue expert Liz Palika explains how to locate local and national rescue groups, what you can expect in the adoption process - and from your rescue dog - and how to help your dog make a successful transition to your 'foreverhome'. Palika also helps you: choose whether to adopt a puppy or an adult, male or female; prepare your house, yard and family for the new arrival; handle housetraining with care; teach your adoptee how to behave with other people; understand and work through problem behaviors; and, get involved with purebred dog rescue yourself. Complete with a list of up-to-date Internet resources, "Purebred Rescue Dog Adoption" tells you just what you need to know to make the right match while saving a dog - and feel wonderful about it.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780764549717
ISBN-10: 0764549715
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 157mm x 8mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Liz Palika

LIZ PALIKA has been involved with purebred dog rescue for almost thirty years, working with German Shepherd, Australian Shepherd and Papillon rescue. An award-winning author and professional dog trainer, Palika specializes in training rescue dogs and their new owners to enable these dogs to remain forever in their new homes. The bimonthly columnist on purebred rescue for the AKC Gazette, Palika has written over fifteen books, including the Australian Shepherd: Champion of Versatility, Second Edition and All Dogs Need Some Training, both from Wiley.

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