Shih Tzus discusses this energetic and fun breed in detail while describing their physical traits, history, behavior characteristics, while instructing Pet Parents on training methods.
Each title in Barron's Dog Bibles Series for dog lovers and prospective dog Pet Parents discusses a specific dog breed in detail, describes the title breed's physical traits, history, and behavior characteristics, and instructs Pet Parents 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 this book. It presents an informal dog training course for new Pet Parents, describing methods for house training, walking dogs on a leash, and teaching obedience to hand signals and vocal commands.
Author: Sharon Vanderlip D.V.M.
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publish Date: April 2009
Hardcover Book w/ DVD, 168pp