desmond elliott 2017 win prizes
Search our site
Fools and Mortals by Bernard Cornwell Read the opening extract of the brand new Bernard Cornwell book before its publication on 19/10/2017

The Dog Care Handbook The Complete Guide for a Healthy, Happy and Well-trained Dog by Sophie Collins
  

The Dog Care Handbook The Complete Guide for a Healthy, Happy and Well-trained Dog

RRP £8.99

Notify me
when in stock

As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.

Synopsis

The Dog Care Handbook The Complete Guide for a Healthy, Happy and Well-trained Dog by Sophie Collins

1 Dog Behaviour: Canine behaviourists confirm that the majority of problems experienced by owners are most easily solved by a comprehension of the dog's viewpoint, so being able to 'read' your dog is useful as well as interesting. 2 Choosing a dog: This section encourages you to consider your circumstances - whether you are active, lazy, time-rich but money-poor etc; whether you live alone or with a family. Understanding the commitment you're able to make to a pet will help you to make the right choice. 3 Basic Dog Care: Once you've got a dog, you need to take care of him. This section covers everything, from a place to sleep (e.g. puppy crate versus basket) to feeding, handling, grooming and health checks. 4 Training, Exercise and Games: Starting with an in-depth look at the exercise and play needs of different types of dogs, this section has everything you need to ensure that you have a well-mannered, fun-loving pet. 5 A Healthy Dog: Keeping a young dog healthy is usually straightforward, but it may become more challenging as he gets older. This section looks at the treatment options both for preventing and treating problems and will help you to take the right decisions for your pet's care.

About the Author

Sophie Collins is a writer and editor specializing in dog behaviour. Some of her previous titles have included Tail Talk: The Secret Language of Dogs and Why Does My Dog Do That? She currently lives in the south of England.

More books by this author
Author 'Like for Like' recommendations

Loading other formats...

Book Info

Publication date

31st March 2011

Author

Sophie Collins

More books by Sophie Collins
Author 'Like for Like'
    recommendations

Publisher

Quercus Publishing Plc
www.quercusbooks.co.uk

Format

Spiral bound
192 pages

Categories

Dogs as pets

ISBN

9781848660472

Publisher Profile

Quercus Publishing Plc is an imprint of Quercus

logo Quercus publisher
Starting out in a small office in Dorset Street, London, the company quickly expanded, producing best sellers with each of its first two titles, Universe and Speeches that Changed the World.

As well as winning awards for their books Quercus also won Small Publisher of the Year at the British Book Industry Awards and the PLUS New Company fo the Year in the Fast Growth Business Awards.

Publisher's Website

www.quercusbooks.co.uk

It has enriched my leisure time by introducing me to a world of books which I would not have previously considered.

Val Rowe

Its jam packed with fantastic titles, informative descriptions & fantastic reviews and has a vast array of great features & competitions.

Linda Rollins

Lovereading helps me decide what real people read.

Kerry Bridges

They are bright, breezy and eager to offer a great book, then genuinely listen/respect the review one writes.

Maggie Crane

Love Reading - it not only does what it says on the tin, it does it with Jam on!!

Maz Tucker

I 'Lovereading' because it lets me see what new books are around with a detailed synopsis and readers' reviews.

Judith Sharp

I love 'try before you buy' extracts. I love the wide range of authors & genres. I love the author info. I love books!

Judi Davies

Lovereading is an amazing place to be, the website is wonderful and to me if I'm sad I'll go here and it cheers me up!

Sophia Upton

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools