Owner school. Understand what a dog is and the way he thinks; Different forms of training; How you should behave; Setting rules and consistency; Know your breeds; Puppy meets world. Getting to know your house; The sights and sounds of puppyhood; Housetraining; Being handled; Kids and puppies; Pets and puppies; First steps in obedience; Stopping chewing and play biting; At your bidding. Hand signals; Sit; Stay; Wait; Stand; Lie down; Roll over; Leave it!; Doggy etiquette at home. Barking; Destructiveness; Soiling; Begging; When visitors call; Furniture manners; The fussy eater; Attention seeking; Doggy etiquette out and about. Come back!; Leash manners; Road safety; Stay; Retrieve; Away; The nervous dog; Chasing and rivalry; When things are more interesting than you; At the vet; Advanced training. Send away; Raise a paw; Through the hoop; Find the toy;
The small, practical format makes this book ideal for taking with you on daily dog walks. With over 6 million dogs in the UK, Hamlyn's All Colour Petcare titles provide inexpensive, essential guides to developing and caring for your pet.
Caroline Davis is a freelance pet writer and the author of numerous petcare books published by Hamlyn.