For Love of Dogs [With DVD] (Paperback)

By Paula Sunday, Mick McAuliffe

Landauer (IA), 9781935726128, 208pp.

Publication Date: February 28, 2012

List Price: 24.95*
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Description

Of the many books on dogs and cats, to the best of our knowledge, these are the FIRST written by staff and members of a state-of-the-art: Animal Rescue League shelter. They are based on 24-hours-a-day, every day hands-on working experiences with dogs and cats of all ages, breeds and conditions. Animal Rescue League of Iowa experiences it all-wonderful dogs whose owners can no longer care for them, litters of puppies, and adult dogs of all breeds and combinations, fostering special needs dogs, legislative successes, on-staff veterinary care, solving behavior problems, and on-site teaching and training. You'll read dozens of heartfelt rescue and adoption stores and learn the following- Selecting a puppy. Communicating with and understanding your dog. A puppy's development. Housetraining. Adopting an older dog. Children and dogs. Prepping a dog before bring it home. Basic commands. Caring for your dog. Also - solving behavior problems such as jumping, inappropriate chewing, counter-surfing, fear and much, much more Includes the DVD - Solve-A Problem, Save-A Pet training DVD where you'll see how a trained dog, a puppy, and an older dog in training respond. If you've ever thought, My dog could never do that, you'll see how a few simple steps can make a big difference in your pet's manners.