A Member of the Family

A Member of the Family

The Ultimate Guide to Living with a Happy, Healthy Dog

By Cesar Millan; Melissa Jo Peltier

Three Rivers Press (CA), Paperback, 9780307409034, 302pp.

Publication Date: September 15, 2009

Description
From the #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of "Cesar's Way" and "Be the Pack Leader "comes the ultimate guide for living together with a healthy, happy dog. In "A Member of the Family," Cesar Millan coaches you on everything you need to know about raising a dog-from the moment you first think about getting a dog-including information on:
- Selecting the right breed for your family's lifestyle
- Establishing-and enforcing-household rules from day one
- What to look for in a veterinarian
- Proper nutrition
- Familiarizing a dog with another pet in the family
- Setting up exercise, discipline, and affection plans for your family and your dog
- Introducing your dog to a new significant other or baby
Packed with practical tips and techniques-plus advice from the unique perspectives of Cesar's wife and sons-"A Member of the Family "addresses the most common issues and questions for dog owners."


About the Author
Founder of the Dog Psychology Center in Los Angeles, CESAR MILLAN is the star of "Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan "on the National Geographic Channel. In addition to Cesar’ s educational seminars and work with unstable dogs, he and his wife have founded the Cesar and Ilusion Millan Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing financial support and rehabilitation expertise to shelters. A native of Culican, Mexico, Cesar lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Ilusion, and their two sons, Andre and Calvin.
MELISSA JO PELTIER, an executive producer and writer of "Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan," has been honored for her film and television writing and directing with an Emmy, a Peabody, and more than fifty other awards. She lives in Nyack, New York, with her husband, writer-director John Gray, and stepdaughter, Caitlin.

Jim Milio and Melissa Jo Peltier are the executive producers and writers of the hit TV show "Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan".


Praise For A Member of the Family

"[Millan is] serene and mesmerizing. . . . He deserves a cape and mask."
New York Times

"[Millan] arrives amid canine chaos and leaves behind peace."
—Malcolm Gladwell, The New Yorker