HOW TO RAISE A PUPPY YOU CAN LIVE WITH
Alpine Publication's best-selling dog book, How to Raise a Puppy You Can Live With explains how puppies develop in mind and body from birth through one year of age. You’ll learn what the breeder should do before you get your puppy, how to select the right puppy, puppy temperament testing, and what to do when you get your new puppy home. Rutherford takes you step-by-step through raising a well-adjusted, well-mannered puppy, including positive dog training lessons on basic obedience, behavior modification for puppies, and how to correct and prevent common problem behaviors. She explains the calming signals dogs use, canine body language, and how to use your understanding of those when training your puppy.
How to Raise a Puppy You Can Live With has been highly recommended by dog breeders for three decades. Over 360,000 copies have been sold!
LESSONS FOR THE PUPPY'S FIRST YEAR
• Critical canine developmental periods
• What dog breeders should do during the first seven weeks of a puppy's life
• Critical lessons for the puppy's first twelve weeks
• Why dog behavior problems develop and how to stop them
• Temperament testing procedures
Paperback, 6 x 9, illustrated, bibliography, index List $14.95 Order direct for $11.95
AUTHORS CLARICE RUTHERFORD AND DAVID H. NEIL
Clarice Rutherford obtained an MS in English and a BS in Animal Science from Colorado State University. She was employed at the CSU Animal Care Center for many years. A former obedience instructor and breeder/exhibitor of Labrador Retrievers, she is the co-author of four books and a video.
David H. Neil received his MRCVS degree from the University of Liverpool and was in private veterinary practice in England for several years before coming to the USA. He is former president of the Larimer County Humane Society in Colorado and is involved with the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies. He has also taught or been employed at various universities in the field of Animal Sciences.
HOW TO RAISE A PUPPY CONTENTS
Choosing Your Puppy
Behavior and Environmental Factors
The Breeder's Responsibility
Puppy Goes to a New Home
Puppy's First Lessons
Development from 3 to 6 Months
The Importance of Personality
Dog Signals and Body Language
The Second 6 Months
Puppy Testing and Evaluation
HOW TO RAISE A PUPPY REVIEWS
"Absolutely indispensable to anyone having to do with puppies: breeders, owners, trainers, instructors . . . a fantastic book about puppy rearing."
-- Fran Ennis, Off-Lead magazine
"The best dog training book I have ever read."
-- Deborah Lawson, columnist
"As important to puppies as preschool is to children."
-- Dog Fancy