A comprehensive guide, written by an expert, to help any puppy owner with the care and training of the newest member of their family Pippa Mattinson, dog-training specialist, tells you everything you need to know about training and caring for your new puppy. From preparing the house and garden before the puppy arrives, to introducing your new friend to all the family (including children and other animals), and solving problems like crying, night waking, feeding, upset stomachs, biting, chewing, and jumping up, this book is packed with all you need to know as a puppy owner.
“I’ve known Paul personally for many years and have faithfully followed his training advice with wonderful results. I can’t recommend him highly enough.” —Jeff Probst, host of Survivor”This is basically a ‘perfect book’…with this knowledge there should be many more well-adjusted canine companions and far fewer dogs being relinquished to shelters. This book is an admirable accomplishment.” —The APDT Chronicle of the Dog (The publication for professional dog trainers)Following the success of his book The Dog Whisperer, Paul Owens turns his attention to puppies. In this book, Owens and his protégé Terence Cranendonk offer a compassionate step-by-step guide to all things puppy, including how to:Evaluate temperamentChoose the right pup personality for your familyMonitor diet, play, and exerciseTrain and problem solve Provide early socialization and positive trainingPotty train, step-by-stepEnsure safety and health care, including the latest on vaccinations Puppies can be a lot of work, but they can also be a furry bundle of joy. If you’re thinking of bringing a puppy into your home, The Puppy Whisperer is your must-have guide.