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The Australian Cattle Dog: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet
The Great Dane: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet
Basset Hound: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet
Ebook series28 titles

Your Happy Healthy Pet Series

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About this series

This fully-revised all-encompassing guide to Corgis features everything new owners need to know from preparing for the new pup to geriatric care. All new full-color photography.



* Updated coverage: Comprehensive guidance and information for the Corgi owner. From understanding the breed behaviors and characteristics to choosing the right pup to grooming, feeding, and training, readers will have an all-encompassing guide.



* Assured quality: This book is ideal for a new dog owner. The all-new full-color photos create its visual appeal; the sturdy hardcover and preprinted cases produce functionality.



* Author expertise: The Happy Healthy Pet books are written by respected and established authors. Information is readable and to-the-point and presented in an easy-to-follow format.
LanguageEnglish
Release dateMar 11, 2008
The Australian Cattle Dog: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet
The Great Dane: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet
Basset Hound: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

Titles in the series (28)

  • Basset Hound: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

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    Basset Hound: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet
    Basset Hound: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

    Almost defines the term "couch potato" the Basset is a low-key favorite.

  • The Australian Cattle Dog: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

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    The Australian Cattle Dog: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet
    The Australian Cattle Dog: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

    This is our seventh set of Happy, Healthy Pet titles. These latest additions will bring our series up to fifty-five titles, and like the others, they are books pet owners can turn to for the essential information they need to raise a healthy pet. All books contain information on: feeding housing grooming health care what to expect from the pet basic trainingAs our series expands and focuses on different kinds of pets, the emphasis remains on making the pet a companion. In addition, owners of more unusual pets will particularly appreciate the expert advice in these books because professional care for their animals may be difficult to come by. As always, the instruction is from expert—people who know their pet intimately, but also remember what it was like to have one for the first time. Happy, Healthy Pet guides are rich with professional quality color photos and are designed to be enjoyable and easy to learn from.

  • The Great Dane: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

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    The Great Dane: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet
    The Great Dane: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

    These big, lovable dogs have been popular for yea—they're hard to miss! Find out the best way to keep your Great Dane happy and in tip-top shape with this beginner's guide. You'll learn everything from nutrition to grooming to health care tips, and much more. Jill Swedlow shows and breeds Great Danes and is the author of several books about them.

  • Puppy Care & Training: Your Happy Healthy Pet

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    Puppy Care & Training: Your Happy Healthy Pet
    Puppy Care & Training: Your Happy Healthy Pet

    The authoritative information and advice you need, illustrated throughout with full-color photographs--now revised and redesigned to be even more reader-friendly! Puppyhood is the most crucial stage of your dog's life--the time when you get to teach him how to interact with you and behave in his new home. This updated guide gives you all the tools you need to keep your puppy healthy and turn him into a well-mannered member of your family, including: * Pointers on puppy-proofing your home * Nutritional information to help your puppy thrive * Tips on hassle-free housetraining * Positive training techniques that ensure success * Advice on immunizations and health problems * Bonus chapters available on companion Web site

  • The Lhasa Apso: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

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    The Lhasa Apso: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet
    The Lhasa Apso: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

    This is our ninth set of Happy, Healthy Pet titles. These latest books will bring our series up to sixty-seven titles and, like the others, they are books that pet owners can turn to for the essential information they need to raise a happy, healthy pet. All books contain information on: feeding grooming housing health care what to expect from the pet basic trainingAs our series expands and focuses on different kinds of pets, the emphasis remains on making the pet a companion. Owners of more unusual pets will particularly appreciate the expert advice in these books because professional care for exotic animals can be hard to come by. As always, the instruction in the books is from experts (people who know their pets intimately but always remember what it was like to have one the first time). Happy, Healthy Pet guides are rich with professional quality color photos and are designed to be enjoyable and easy to learn from. The Lhasa Apso dog is a steadfast favorite AKC registered breed. More and more people are finding out that this hardy little dog makes a wonderful family pet. Carolyn Herbel, from Putnam, Oklahoma, shows and breeds Lhasa Apsos.

  • The Rat: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

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    The Rat: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet
    The Rat: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

    This is our seventh set of Happy, Healthy Pet titles. Like the others, they are books pet owners can turn to for the essential information they need to raise a healthy, happy pet. All books contain information on: feeding grooming housing health care what to expect from the pet basic trainingAs our series expands and focuses on different kinds of pets, the emphasis remains on making the pet a companion. Owners of more unusual pets will particularly appreciate the expert advice in these books because professional care for exotic animals can be hard to come by. As always, the instruction on the books is from experts—people who know their pets intimately but always remember what it was like to have one the first time. Happy, Healthy Pet guides are rich with professional quality color photos and are designed to be enjoyable and easy to learn from. More and more people are discovering each year what affectionate, intelligent and charming pets rats can be. Ginger Cardinal already knows. She's the former president of the Rat, Mouse and Hamster Society and a longtime breeder, exhibitor, judge and dedicated companion of these special rodents.

  • Bichon Frise: Your Happy Healthy Pet

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    Bichon Frise: Your Happy Healthy Pet
    Bichon Frise: Your Happy Healthy Pet

    The authoritative information and advice you need, illustrated throughout with full-color photographs—now revised and redesigned to be even more reader-friendly! Fluffy, white powder puffs with paws, irresistible Bichon Frises are intelligent and adaptable. They're happy up in a high-rise or down on the farm—as long as they're around people! Always ready to snuggle or play, Bichons compete in obedience and agility and make wonderful therapy dogs with their adorable looks and affectionate nature. This guide fills you in on the breed's needs and attributes, covering: Traits to look for, including the dark eyes and double coat Things you'll need to make your pup feel at home Feeding, grooming, and healthcare The importance of positive, firm training to keep the Bichon's natural independent streak under control Your Bichon will greet you enthusiastically every time you come home. Just don't be gone too long, because you'll be missed!

  • Leopard Gecko: Your Happy Healthy Pet

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    Leopard Gecko: Your Happy Healthy Pet
    Leopard Gecko: Your Happy Healthy Pet

    The authoritative information and advice you need, illustrated throughout with full-color photographs-now revised and redesigned to be even more reader-friendly! Leopard geckos are attractive and easy to care for, making them popular pets. There's lots to know before you bring home a gecko, and this guide fills you in with information on: Choosing your Leopard gecko Must-have supplies Setting up and equipping your vivarium Feeding, handling, and caring for your pet Breeding geckos and hatching and raising babies Leopard geckos can live twenty years or more, so be sure you're ready to commit to your fascinating creature. You'll enjoy years of slinky live entertainment.

  • Chihuahua: Your Happy Healthy Pet

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    Chihuahua: Your Happy Healthy Pet
    Chihuahua: Your Happy Healthy Pet

    The authoritative information and advice you need, illustrated throughout with full-color photographs—now revised and redesigned to be even more reader-friendly! Chihuahuas are little dogs with big personalities. Adorable and affectionate, feisty and fearless, they're equally comfortable snuggling in your lap or stalking intruders. Always on the alert, they make great watchdogs. With their sassy expressions and amusing antics, Chis are great companions and they're travel-size, so you can take them with you! This guide helps you with advice on: Characteristics to look for Getting ready to bring your Chi home Feeding and grooming Healthcare and common problems Training and enjoying your pint-size companion

  • Bearded Dragon: Your Happy Healthy Pet

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    Bearded Dragon: Your Happy Healthy Pet
    Bearded Dragon: Your Happy Healthy Pet

    The authoritative information and advice you need, illustrated throughout with full-color photographs--now revised and redesigned to be even more reader-friendly! Bearded dragons are increasingly popular; they may soon overtake the green iguana as the most popular reptile in the U.S. With their unique appearance, docile nature, and minimal care requirements, beardies make a great introduction to reptile keeping. With colorful photos, charts, and tables, this guide covers the basics, including: The beardie's background and the various breeds of bearded dragons Choosing your bearded dragon Setting up and maintaining your beardie's home, complete with a basking area and lighting Feeding and caring for your bearded dragon

  • Hamster: Your Happy Healthy Pet

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    Hamster: Your Happy Healthy Pet
    Hamster: Your Happy Healthy Pet

    The authoritative information and advice you need, illustrated throughout with full-color photographs--now revised and redesigned to be even more reader-friendly! Alert and active (especially in the evening), hamsters are fascinating and fun. Your hamster will probably fit in the palm of your hand and with gentle, regular handling will quickly begin to love playtime. Hamsters are easy to tame and care for. This guide helps you do it right with advice on: * Types of hamsters and characteristics to look for * Selecting and "furnishing" a home for your hamster * Proper care and handling * Keeping your pet stimulated and healthy * Having fun with your curious little critter

  • West Highland White Terrier: An Owner's Guide Toa Happy Healthy Pet

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    West Highland White Terrier: An Owner's Guide Toa Happy Healthy Pet
    West Highland White Terrier: An Owner's Guide Toa Happy Healthy Pet

    At last, a book about your pet that emphasizes total care, training and companionship! You'll not only learn about the species-specific traits of your special pet, you'll also learn what the world's like from your pet's perspective; how to feed, groom and keep your pet healthy; and how to enjoy your pet through training and activities you can do together. The West Highland White Terrier is written by a breed expert and includes a special chapter on training by Dr. Ian Dunbar, internationally renowned animal behaviorist, and chapters on getting active with your dog by long-time Dog Fancy magazine columnist Bardi McLennan. Best of all, the book is filled with info-packed sidebars and fun facts to make caring for your pet easy and enjoyable.

  • The Gecko: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

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    The Gecko: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet
    The Gecko: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

    The lizard craze is undeniable, and the small, friendly gecko is a big hit among pet owners. If you are interested in, or have a gecko, this book will give you all the information you need to keep this fascinating reptile in captivity. From light and heat requirements to nutrition and health care, this book covers everything your gecko will need.

  • Frogs and Toads: Your Happy Healthy Pet

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    Frogs and Toads: Your Happy Healthy Pet
    Frogs and Toads: Your Happy Healthy Pet

    The authoritative information and advice you need, illustrated throughout with full-color photographs--now revised and redesigned to be even more reader-friendly! Frogs and toads are perennial favorite pets. They include easy-to-care for breeds and intriguing, exotic varieties. For both first-time pet owners and life-long hobbyists, frogs and toads can make fascinating pets, but it is essential to learn how to care for them properly. With colorful photos, charts, and tables, this guide covers the basics, including: * Choosing your frog or toad * Creating and maintaining your pet's new habitat * Feeding and caring for your frog or toad * Keeping your pet healthy You'll also learn about the varieties of frogs and toads, and about their existence in the wild.

  • Goldfish: Your Happy Healthy Pet

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    Goldfish: Your Happy Healthy Pet
    Goldfish: Your Happy Healthy Pet

    The authoritative information and advice you need, illustrated throughout with full-color photographs--now revised and redesigned to be even more reader-friendly! Goldfish are the most widely kept fish in the world. They are the quintessential first pet since goldfish are relatively inexpensive, easy to care for, fairly hardy, and very adaptable. With colorful photos, charts, and tables, this guide gives you information on: * Choosing your goldfish * Setting up and maintaining your aquarium * The outdoor goldfish pond * Feeding your goldfish * Keeping your goldfish healthy

  • Golden Retriever, with DVD: Your Happy Healthy Pet

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    Golden Retriever, with DVD: Your Happy Healthy Pet
    Golden Retriever, with DVD: Your Happy Healthy Pet

    Packed with full-color photographs, this fun and practical guide gives you everything you need to make your relationship with your Golden Retreiver even better. Inside, you'll find: Characteristics to look for when choosing your Golden; a list of supplies you'll need; advice on grooming, feeding, and training; a chart to keep track of important information. In addition, a bonus DVD shows you how to teach your furry friend basic commands and tricks, correct inappropriate behaviors, and understand his or her unique personality. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

  • Pomeranian: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

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    Pomeranian: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet
    Pomeranian: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

    An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet is the series to turn to when you want a basic reference that's reliable, up-to-date, and complete. These guides feature: Expert authors, plus renowned guest contributors on specialized topics Full-color photos throughout Basic information on the breed, species, or topic Complete coverage of care, health, grooming, training, and more Tips and techniques to make life with a pet more rewarding

  • The Akita: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

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    The Akita: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet
    The Akita: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

    At last, a book about your pet that emphasizes total care, training and companionship! You'll not only learn about the species-specific traits of your special pet, you'll also learn what the world's like from your pet's perspective; how to feed, groom and keep your pet healthy; and how to enjoy your pet through training and activities you can do together. The Akita is written by a breed expert and includes a special chapter on training by Dr. Ian Dunbar, internationally renowned animal behaviorist, and chapters on getting active with your dog by longtime Dog Fancy magazine columnist Bardi McLennan. Best of all, the book is filled with info-packed sidebars and fun facts to make caring for your pet easy and enjoyable.

  • Chow Chow: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

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    Chow Chow: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet
    Chow Chow: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

    An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet is the series to turn to when you want a basic reference that's reliable, up-to-date, and complete. These guides feature: * Expert authors, plus renowned guest contributors on specialized topics * Full-color photos throughout * Basic information on the breed, species, or topic * Complete coverage of care, health, grooming, training, and more * Tips and techniques to make life with a pet more rewarding

  • The Greyhound: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

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    The Greyhound: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet
    The Greyhound: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

    This is our seventh set of Happy, Healthy Pet titles. Like the others, they are books pet owners can turn to for the essential information they need to raise a healthy, happy pet. All books contain information on: feeding grooming housing health care what to expect from the pet basic trainingAs our series expands and focuses on different kinds of pets, the emphasis remains on making the pet a companion. Owners of more unusual pets will particularly appreciate the expert advice in these books because professional care for exotic animals can be hard to come by. As always, the instruction on the books is from exper—people who know their pets intimately but always remember what it was like to have one the first time. Happy, Healthy Pet guides are rich with professional quality color photos and are designed to be enjoyable and easy to learn from. Most new Greyhound owners will be acquiring an ex-racer as a pet, so we've chosen Daniel Stern, an activist for the cause of Greyhound adoptions to write this straightforward guide covering all aspects of their care.

  • Bulldog: Your Happy Healthy Pet

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    Bulldog: Your Happy Healthy Pet
    Bulldog: Your Happy Healthy Pet

    The Bulldog is the embodiment of tenacity, courage, and strength. It’s no wonder he’s one of the most popular mascots for colleges, universities, and sporting teams in the world—not to mention his most esteemed position as mascot of the U.S. Marine Corps. But the Bulldog is more than a thick-set tough guy. With his silly nature, perpetually wiggling body, and signature smile, he is also a devoted companion and trustworthy family dog who is as affectionate as he is strong. Packed with full-color photographs, this fun and practical guide gives you everything you need to make your relationship with your best friend even better. Inside, you’ll find: Characteristics to look for when choosing a Bulldog A list of supplies you’ll need before you bring him home Advice on grooming, feeding, and training A reproducible pet-sitter chart to keep track of important information

  • Iguana: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

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    Iguana: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet
    Iguana: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet