Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu

Book - 2009
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Barron's Educational Publishing
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Is There a Shih Tzu in Your Future?

Whether you're planning to acquire a Shih Tzu or have just purchased one, this book will start you off on the right track. Canine expert Sharon Vanderlip describes the Shih Tzu's physical traits, history, and behavior characteristics, and instructs you on training your new pet. She tells you--
  • What to look for when choosing a puppy
  • How to recognize and understand your dog's breed-specific traits
  • What you should know about keeping your dog healthy, including awareness of potential breed-specific health problems
  • How to train your dog and enjoy his company in play activities

    Extra features include sidebars with fun facts, breed truths, and helpful hints. An enclosed BONUS DVD presents methods for house training, teaching obedience to hand signals, vocal commands, and more.

    More than 100 color photos

    Train Your Dog

    Each title in Barron's brand-new Dog Bibles Series for dog lovers and prospective dog purchasers discusses a specific dog breed in detail, describes the title breed's physical traits, history, and behavior characteristics, and instructs owners on training methods. Important topics covered include--

  • What to look for when choosing a puppy
  • Living with a dog and understanding breed-specific traits
  • Everyday care, grooming and exercise
  • Nutrition, health maintenance, and potential breed-specific health problems
  • Training and play activities

    Extra features include sidebars with breed facts and helpful hints, quick tips on training, and 150-to-200 attractive color photos. A hidden spiral binding ensures that the book will stay open and flat at any desired page. A DVD is enclosed with each book. It presents an informal dog training course for new owners, describing methods for house training, walking dogs on a leash, and teaching obedience to hand signals and vocal commands.

  • Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's, c2009
    ISBN: 9780764196270
    Branch Call Number: 636.76 VAN
    Characteristics: vii, 159 p. :,col. ill. ;,26 cm. +,1 DVD (12 cm.)


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