Housetraining for Dummies
ISBN: 0470476370
EAN13: 9780470476376
Language: English
Publication Date: August 31, 2009
Pages: 224
Dimensions: 0.55" H x 9.21" L x 6.14" W
Weight: 0.57 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
The latest information and tips on making housetraining easier for your pet and yourself Did you know that what you feed your dog can effect help or hinder the housetraining process? That's just one of the valuable tips you'll find in Housetraining For Dummies 2nd Edition, the authoritative housetraining reference for new and veteran pet owners alike. This new edition features plenty of new and revised material on everything from the latest housetraining equipment to the latest information on diet and nutrition and the crucial role it plays in housetraining. You'll also find useful tips and techniques for creating environmentally safe cleaners from natural products found in the home and alternatives you can use if you have a sensitive pet. Features the latest findings on how pet nutrition can influence housetraining success Offers proven housetraining strategies Introduces new methods for housetraining multiple pets at once Reviews new housetraining equipment and products Shows you how to make environmentally safe stain and odor removers from products already in your home Susan McCullough is a columnist for Dog Fancy magazine and the author of several books including Beagles For Dummies and the award-winning Senior Dogs For Dummies Housetraining can be a difficult and stressful process for both you and your puppy, adult, or senior dog. Housetraining For Dummies 2nd Edition is the resource you need to make it faster and easier for both of you.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Housetraining for Dummies 2nd Edition Learn to: Housetrain any dog at any age Utilize the most effective housetraining techniques and equipment Get your home in housetraining order Use the latest nutrition options to aid in the effort Susan McCullough Author of Beagles For Dummies and Senior Dogs For Dummies Now updated -- your guide to quick, effective housetraining Want to make housetraining easier for your dog -- and yourself? This practical guide offers the latest information on teaching your pet basic bathroom behavior and preventing future potty problems. From the newest equipment to the importance of diet and nutrition to the best crates and cleaners, you'll find everything you need to successfully train canine companions of all ages and sizes. Prepare to potty train -- explore indoor and outdoor training, select potty spots, prepare your dog's room, and assemble the right cleaners Know the role of feeding -- understand how a dog's diet can influence housetraining success Put your plan in action -- utilize a crate, teach your pooch to potty indoors or outdoors, and use cues and positive reinforcement to encourage elimination Solve housetraining problems -- deal with accidents and know when housetraining problems are actually medical problems Strengthen the human/canine bond -- get your family on the same page, set and stick to a schedule, and manage household changes so your dog has the best possible housetraining experience Open the book and find: Proven housetraining strategies New tips for training small dogs The latest equipment and products you need Ways to introduce your dog to a crate Common housetraining mistakes to avoid Tips for accident-proofing and surviving setbacks Sample housetraining schedules for puppies and adult dogs