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Choosing a Dog For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-06943-1
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360 pages
June 2011
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Introduction.

PART I: Testing Your Pet-Ability.

Chapter 1: Ready? Set? Stop! What You Need to Know Before You Buy.

Chapter 2: Decisions, Decisions: Narrowing Your Choices.

PART II: Finding Fido.

Chapter 3: Looking for Love in All the Right Places.

Chapter 4: Adopting a Rescue or Ricochet Dog.

Chapter 5: But They're All Darling! Choosing the Right Dog.

PART III: Puppy Protection, Papers, and Puddles.

Chapter 6: Welcome Home! Preparing for Your New Arrival.

Chapter 7: Dealing with All Those Papers.

PART IV: A Panorama of Breeds.

Chapter 8: Fur, Fowl, and Fun: The Sporting Group.

Chapter 9: Talented Noses and Eyes: The Hound Group.

Chapter 10: Yo-Heave-Ho! The Working Group.

Chapter 11: Terra Firma: The Terrier Group.

Chapter 12: Cuddle Up a Little Closer: The Toy Group.

Chapter 13: Diversity Unified: The Non-Sporting Group.

Chapter 14: Head 'em Up, Move 'em Out! The Herding Group.

Chapter 15: Et Cetera, Et Cetera: The Rare and Miscellaneous Group.

PART V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 16: Ten Musts Before You Buy.

Chapter 17: Ten Things to Look for When Choosing a Breeder.

Chapter 18: Ten (or More) Things You Must Give Your Dog.

Appendix A: Glossary of Medical Terms.

Appendix B: Resources.

Index.

Book Registration Information.
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