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Poodles For Dummies (0470067306) cover image
The Poodle is known for her keen intelligence, excellent trainability, and, most notably, those signature curly locks. But there’s more to the Poodle than meets the eye (like, say, those expensive grooming bills). So, to Poodle or not to Poodle? That is the question.

With an overview of the breed’s history, an exploration of all three varieties (Standard, Miniature, and Toy), and 8 pages of full-color photos detailing the colors available and tips ... Read More

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Pugs For Dummies (0764540769) cover image
Currently ranked as the fifteenth most popular breed in the United States, the Pug is one of the most endearing and loyal toy breed dogs. Their roly-poly shape, big googly eyes, and wrinkles cause many people to fall in love with them at first sight. But just because they look all cute and cuddly isn’t a good enough reason to run out and get one. Now, there’s a book that will help you decide if owning a Pug is right for you. ... Read More
Puppies For Dummies, 3rd Edition (1118117557) cover image
Everything you need to train a puppy

Bringing home a puppy? This fun, friendly guide to puppies prepares you for this tough but terrific time. From the basics of puppy training—housebreaking, feeding, crating—to the latest on doggie day care, traveling with a puppy, and the new designer breeds, you'll get everything you need to help your puppy grow up to be a healthy, playful, well-mannered dog.

In this new edition, noted authority Sarah Hodgson offers ... Read More

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Puppies Raising & Training Diary For Dummies (0764508768) cover image
This super-friendly diary helps puppy owners discover fun ways to raise and their puppy, based on a weekly calendar of growth and development. It offers:
* Puppy how-to guidance and a diary to record growth and development
* Expert advice on teaching a dog to be a well-behaved member of the family
* Tips on raising a healthy dog and handling developmental problems
* Pointers on building a strong emotional bond with a puppy ... Read More
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Puppy Basics For Dummies App (WS100036) cover image

Get ready for puppy parenthood with the Puppy Basics For Dummies App. Filled with valuable information for acclimating your puppy to your home and/or family; as well as training basics, you’ll start down the path for a well behaved pup. Practical tools keep track of everything from first aid instructions to finding veterinarians, dog parks, and pet stores. There’s even a puppy scrapbook section and areas to keep track of vaccinations, veterinarian ... Read More

Retired Racing Greyhounds For Dummies (0764552767) cover image
“The next best thing to having an experienced Greyhound owner living with you.”
—Joan Belle Isle, President, Greyhound Project

“Anyone who reads this book and follows its guidance will have a happier, healthier dog and be a happier, more relaxed dog owner.”
—Hal and Karen Hawley, Greyhound Friends Northwest

The Greyhound has been celebrated in song and legend for thousands of years. Nowadays, Greyhounds are bred almost exclusively for racing. In the ... Read More

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Rottweilers For Dummies (0764552716) cover image
Known for its great strength, endurance, and protectiveness, the Rottweiler can be a good-natured, playful pet. It can also be a highly challenging breed. In the right hands, a Rottweiler can be the best security system in town, and at the same time, an affectionate friend to the whole family, always ready for fun and games. The well-bred, well-trained Rottweiler has the courage of a lion and is happy to obey. In the wrong hands, a Rottweiler just ... Read More
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Shih Tzu For Dummies (0470089458) cover image
To know a Shih Tzu is to love a Shih Tzu . . . they’re irresistible, coy, flirtatious, and passionately devoted companions. They love the good life, and though they can be shrewd (or selectively deaf, or consciously naïve), the Shih Tzu is so endearing that even “big dog” lovers find themselves swooning over this adorable breed. But is the Chinese Charmer the right match for you? Shih Tzu for Dummies ... Read More
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Siberian Huskies For Dummies (0764552791) cover image
Bred for loyalty, strength and endurance, the easy-going and sociable Siberian Husky is a very pure and ancient breed, dating back 4,000 years or more. First bred by the Chukchis, a semi-nomadic people of northeastern Siberia, to hunt reindeer and pull sleds, the Siberian is an active breed that loves the outdoors. Prized for their great beauty, intelligence, wonderful way with children and lack of “dog smell,” they are also more free-spirited ... Read More
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Understanding Your Dog For Dummies (0471768731) cover image
If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the prospect of getting a dog or nervous about caring for the one you’ve already brought home, now you can relax. Understanding Your Dog for Dummies helps you recognize not only why your dog behaves the way she does, but in a way that enables you to parlay that into a well-behaved companion who listens (and sits, and speaks, and comes, etc.).

Whether your pooch is a mixed breed or purebred, she has a distinct identity ... Read More

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Yorkshire Terriers For Dummies (0764568809) cover image
So you want to adopt or are thinking about adopting a Yorkshire Terrier.  The 6th most popular dog in the U.S., Yorkies are energetic, playful, and loving companions—and they’re cute as a button!  But it’s wise to know enough about the breed to determine whether or not a Yorkie is the right dog for you. This fun, friendly guide helps you decide if a Yorkie suits your lifestyle and gives you expert advice on keeping your dog healthy and content. ... Read More
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