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The perfect holiday gift for dog owners and animal lovers: "[a] must-have guide to improving your dog's life" (Modern Dog Magazine).
Whether you are training a new puppy, considering adopting a dog, researching dog breeds, or simply curious about your own dog's happiness and behavior, Wag has all the answers--and then some. Respected dog trainer and social psychologist, Zazie Todd, demystifies the inner life of canines and shares recommendations from leading veterinarians, researchers, and trainers to help you cultivate a rewarding and respectful relationship with your dog-which offers many benefits for you, your family, and your four-legged friend
Inside this engaging, practical book, readers will find:
- A Check List for a Happy Dog
- Enrichment exercises
- How to socialize and train a new puppy
- How to reduce fear and anxiety in dogs
- Tips for visiting the vet
- Information on aging dogs
- Expert interviews with vets and psychologists
- And so much more!
"Dog owners and those considering becoming one should appreciate Todd's substantial insight into how dogs and humans relate to one another"