Your German Shepherd Puppy Month by Month, 2nd Edition

Everything You Need to Know at Each State to Ensure Your Cute and Playful Puppy Grows into a Happy, Healthy Companion

Author: Liz Palika

Publisher: Penguin


Category: Pets

Page: 352

View: 542

Your German Shepherd Puppy Month-by-Month provides readers with everything they need to know and do at each stage of development to make sure their playful, energetic puppy grows into a happy, healthy, and well-adjusted companion. Expert authors Liz Palika, vet Deb Eldredge, and breeder Joanne Olivier team up to cover all the questions new owners tend to have and many they don't think to ask, including: - What to ask the breeder before bringing your puppy home - Which vaccinations your puppy needs and when to get them - How to make potty training as smooth (and quick) as possible - What do to when your puppy cries at night - Why and how to crate train your puppy - When socialization should happen and how to make sure it does - When your puppy is ready to learn basic commands-like Sit, Stay, and Come-and the best way to teach them - When and how to go about leash training - How much exercise your puppy needs to stay physically and mentally healthy - What, how much, and when to feed your puppy to give him the nutrition he needs without the extra weight he doesn't - When your puppy is ready for obedience training and how to make sure it works - How and how often to bath your puppy, brush his coat, clip his nails, and brush his teeth. - How to know what requires a trip to the vet and what doesn't - What causes problem behaviors, when to expect them, and how to correct them

The Complete Guide to German Shepherds


Publisher: Kevin Winslet of For Dogs Sake®


Category: Pets

Page: 252

View: 718

Get The Definitive German Shepherd’s Ownership Guide. Whether you own a German Shepherd, or are considering it, German Shepherd owners agree that this is the "must have" owner's guide. German Shepherd are extremely rewarding companions that develop loyal bonds with their owners. The breed dates back centuries, and to this day they are most well-known loyalty and companionship. This comprehensive owners guide provides you with the most critical information, resources, and training strategies needed to successfully raise and care for your German Shepherd. From choosing the right puppy, to caring for your German Shepherd, the information within this guide will serve as your "go to" resource for years to come. Highlights from the The Complete Guide to German Shepherds: · The right and wrong reasons for buying a German Shepherd · Breed overview and ownership expectations · How the German Shepherd adoption process really works · All about German Shepherd puppies · Preparing your home for a German Shepherd · How to keep your German Shepherd healthy, safe, and happy · Common health problems · Caring for German Shepherd’s health issues · Exercise & activity expectations · Working & showing your German Shepherd · Training for guard German Shepherds, therapy German Shepherds, herding German Shepherds, & more · The aging process and life expectations · Hundreds of tips and answers to frequently asked questions As with all dog breeds, there are many advantages and disadvantages to owning a German Shepherd. From the day you bring home your new puppy, or adopt, you will be bombarded with questions and concerns. It is critical that you have all of the required proper care information available, at any time, so that you do not make any costly errors or put your new best friend into danger. The importance of proper training and care, from the start, cannot be understated. The worst problems in German Shepherd ownership almost always start early. Be proactive, learn everything there is to know about German Shepherd ownership, and get started on the right track. From the puppy days to the later years, new and sometimes difficult decisions are required from German Shepherd owners. This manual will help you make the correct decision, based on medical and training best practices, so that you never go to sleep worried about your pet's health or mood. Ultimately, this guide will prepare you for the vast array of purchasing, adoption, training, healthcare, and expectation-related information that will confront you at one time or another. The complete guide includes photographs, and nearly a dozen chapters full of useful information for your German Shepherd. Additionally, the guide includes a very helpful table of contents so that you can easily and accurately find the important information you are looking for. The manual is designed to help first-time German Shepherd owners and experienced individuals alike, with ease and clarity. Purchase The Complete Guide to German Shepherds today and save yourself from costly mistakes that could create financial disasters, poor long-term behaviour, and increased stress in both you and your German Shepherd's living environment. A well-prepared owner makes for a happy, and healthy German Shepherd. Don't just hope for the best, guarantee excellent results. Get started today! Our 100% no quibble, money back guarantee means you have nothing to lose… But everything to gain. Take care of yourself… and your German Shepherd Dog Max

The Complete Guide to German Shepherds

Selecting, Training, Feeding, Exercising, and Loving your new German Shepherd Puppy

Author: David Daigneault

Publisher: LP Media Inc


Category: Pets

Page: 187

View: 613

Taking the first step in deciding to get a dog can be a difficult one. Where do you start? Well, how about right here, and right now. The Complete Guide to German Shepherds is just that. The A to Z guide for the breed written in simple language. Why and when should you consider a German Shepherd? The Complete Guide to German Shepherds has those answers and many more. Not all dogs are created equal. When it comes to GSD’s (that’s the short way to say German Shepherd Dog) they are truly a breed apart. They are large dogs; agile, fast, aggressive and intimidating if you want them to be. They are smart, loyal, inquisitive, persistent, protective and willing to push the boundaries. They’re also willing to push your buttons if you let them. Sound like the dog for you? Sound like a challenge? You bet they are, but the payoff is a best friend who will never leave your side. The Complete Guide to German shepherd will answer all your basic questions including: Is a German Shepherd the right dog for me? I brought my German Shepherd home. What now? What are the best ways to train my GSD? What are some common mistakes should I avoid? The Complete Guide to German Shepherds gives you the basic lowdown on this fabled breed. Everything from the renowned history of Rin Tin Tin, to how to avoid having your fingers chewed off by a puppy who is all teeth, to enjoying your canine companion as he ages. This book is designed to help you get the best out of all stages of your dog’s life; while causing the least amount of stress. Chapters include basics and advanced topics such as: Shepherd Saga (History of the German Shepherd breed) Is the German Shepherd right for you? German Shepherd Stigma Bringing Your GSD Home Being a Proud Puppy Parent Housetraining Socializing with People and Animals German Shepherds and Other Pets Physical and Mental Exercise Training your GSD Basic Commands Advanced Training and Occupations Dealing with Unwanted Behaviors Traveling with German Shepherds Nutrition Grooming your German Shepherd Basic Health Care Advanced German Shepherd Health and Aging Dog Care Let’s be honest here. GSD’s aren’t for everyone. However, if you have your heart set on one of America’s most popular breeds, this book will give you a great grounding on the path ahead of you. German Shepherds can be a tremendous challenge to your ego. They don’t always want to do what you want them to. You have to give them a good reason. The Complete Guide to German Shepherds gives you a head start on your GSD. Believe me, you’ll need it.

Everything German Shepherd Book

Author: Joan Hustace Walker

Publisher: Simon and Schuster


Category: Pets

Page: 304

View: 989

If you’re looking for a dog that’s intelligent, lovable, and loyal, the German Shepherd is just the breed for you! These highly trainable dogs make them one of the most popular breeds in America. But be prepared—these natural guardians have a protective nature that requires plenty of care and attention. Packed with tons of information for new and seasoned owners alike, The Everything German Shepherd Book is an authoritative guide to your favorite breed! Pet expert Joan Hustace Walker offers professional advice on nutrition, health care, grooming, and much more.

The Happy German Shepherd

Raise Your Puppy to a Happy, Well-Mannered Dog

Author: Asia Moore



Category: Pets

Page: 156

View: 676

Wondering how to raise a Happy and Well-behaved German Shepherd puppy? Look no more. Based on thousands of training encounters over 40 years, Asia Moore's "The Happy German Shepherd" is teaching you everything you need to fulfil your Shepherd needs, prevent behavior problems and build a happy and loving relationship with your canine friend.

German Shepherds

Author: Kristen Rajczak Nelson

Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 794

From farm work to therapy, German shepherds have been working closely with people for many years. In this book, readers learn how the breed got started as well as how the breed has remained important in police and military work today. Photographs and fun facts enhance detailed information that is sure to delight dog lovers everywhere.

German Shepherds

A Practical Guide for Owners and Breeders

Author: Allison Clarke

Publisher: Crowood


Category: Pets

Page: 192

View: 270

Books in the Practical Guide for Owners and Breeders series explore in detail all aspects of owning and caring for individual breeds of dog. They include information on the history of the breed and the breed standard; choosing a puppy or a rescue dog; care at every stage of life from puppy through to elderly dog and healthcare and nutrition. Training and dealing with specific problems along with activities and competitions including showing are all covered. Finally, breeding from mating to weaning and common ailments and breed specific health issues are discussed. Written in an accessible style, this book focuses on providing practical information about caring for your German Shepherd, and will be an essential resource for all dog owners and professionals. This practical guide focuses on providing information about caring for your German Shepherd dog and is an essential resource for all GSD owners, breeders and professionals. Superbly illustrated with 154 colour photographs.

German Shepherds For Dummies

Author: D. Caroline Coile

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons


Category: Pets

Page: 304

View: 531

Everybody thinks they know the German Shepherd. Many of us grew up with Rin Tin Tin, or we saw German Shepherds in nightly news reports breaking up riots, or we saw them in neighbors' backyards protecting children. But that only scratches the surface of one of the most fascinating and confusing breeds on earth. Whether it's selection, nutrition, routine health care, training, competition, or just having fun, there's more to it with a German Shepherd than with other breeds. And if you're thinking about adding one to your family, or you already have one, you need to know all you can about this breed. Which is where German Shepherds For Dummies comes in. Is this noble and intelligent breed the right dog for you and your family? German Shepherds For Dummies provides the answer to this and all your questions about getting, caring for, and living with this loveable breed. Lifelong German Shepherd owner and longtime German Shepherd breeder, trainer, and exhibitor, Carline Coile, PhD ,gets you up and running with what you need to know to: * Find and communicate with reputable breeders * Choose the right German Shepherd for you * Housebreak and socialize your new puppy * Educate yourself and your dog * Handle behavioral problems * Participate in competitions Dr. Coile provides insights into the German Shepherd temperament and loads of sensible, easy-to-follow advice, along with fun facts and Shepherd trivia, amusing and informative anecdotes, and tips on how to have a great time with your dog. Discover how to: Understand how to communicate with your German Shepherd Train your German Shepherd Find a good trainer and attend classes Deal with hereditary health problems Feed and exercise your German Shepherd Recognize, prevent and treat common health problems Have loyal friend for life The indispensable guide for you and your German Shepherd, German Shepherds For Dummies is the only book you'll need to help you have the best possible experience with this handsome and sensitive breed of dog. German Shepherds For Dummies (9781119644644) was previously published as German Shepherds For Dummies (9780764552809). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.

The German Shepherd

Author: September Morn

Publisher: Eldorado Ink



Page: 112

View: 203

In this day and age, children and young adults need every advantage they can get from their education. At Eldorado Ink, we strive to establish our company as an exciting resource for nonfiction reference materials for sixth grade and beyond.