They are rambunctious, don't listen, make a mess,destroy your belongings, and never clean up after themselves. No, not children-puppies!
We may be your baby now, but if you want him to grow up to be your best friend, it's going to take some preparation. From the time he's just a twinkle in your eye to the end of the first year, Puppy Parenting helps you raise a happy, healthy, well-behaved puppy.
Jan Gteye and Gail Smith -- aka the Dog Divas of Beverly hills -- have been helping to nurture pampered puppies in the 90210 zip code for more than sixteen years and are truly the best puppy caregivers around. Now they've gathered all the information they've learned over the years and written the ultimate guide to bringing your puppy up right.
In Puppy Parenting, Jan and Gail guide you through all the developmental and behavioral stages of your puppy's first year:
Puppy Patenting contains everything a parent needs to know:
Complete with all the information you need to make it through the first year, Puppy Patenting is every proud puppy parent's bible.
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Jan Greye grew up in the San Pernando Valley. After training horses, she moved to Los Angeles to train dogs. In 1984, she met Gail "Jesse" Smith, an animal lover from Portland, Oregon. They soon started Kritter Sitters, an innovative animal-care program specializing in dog care and training, and since then they've been helping dog owners raise the best-behaved puppies in Beverly Hills.From Library Journal:
Greye and Smith are the cofounders of Kritter Sitters, a Beverly Hills-based dog-training business. But new puppy owners anticipating gossipy tidbits about the authors' exclusive and glamorous 90210 clientele will be disappointed. Anecdotes are sparse and rendered anonymously. Still, the authors offer solid information on selecting and raising a puppy, with the requisite warnings about pet store dogs and puppy mills. Chapters are organized by puppy developmental stages, with a concluding chapter of dog resources. There is some breed-specific material, too. The attitude recommended toward all dogs is indulgent, loving, and consistent. However, readers looking for in-depth behavioral insights will do better with Judith Halliburton's Raising Rover (LJ 6/15/96), and libraries seeking a comprehensive dog-care book should examine Dogs: The Ultimate Care Guide, edited by Matthew Hoffman (Rodale, 1998). For larger public libraries. Cleo Pappas, Lisle Lib. Dist., IL
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