The Beagle Handbook

Author: Dan Rice

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764114649

Category: Pets

Page: 197

View: 3494

This handbook offers detailed advice for owners of this cheerful breed, which is adaptable as a hunter or a household pet. Photos and line drawings.

Beagle Training Basics

The Care, Training, and Hunting of the Beagle

Author: Bill Bennett

Publisher: Doral Publishing

ISBN: 9780944875339

Category: Pets

Page: 155

View: 1080

The author does not consider himself a 'professional' dog trainer, but an ardent, if not fanatical, beagle owner who enjoys training, working, and hunting his dogs and helping others train their dogs as well. This is a complete guide for the training of hunting beagles. Topics also include: selection, kennelling, care, mental preparation. Safe, ethical training and hunting techniques are emphasised throughout.

Your Beagle's Life

Your Complete Guide to Raising Your Pet from Puppy to Companion

Author: Kim Campbell Thornton,Liz Palika

Publisher: Prima Lifestyles

ISBN: 9780761520504

Category: Pets

Page: 331

View: 1720

An expert with a keen understanding of Beagles shows how to raise one from the puppy stage. Topics include special characteristics of the breed, how to dog-proof the home, commands all Beagles should know, best training techniques for the breed, and preventing behavior problems. Color photo insert.

Your Golden Retriever Puppy Month by Month

Everything you need to know at each stage to ensure your cute & playful puppy grows into a happy, healthy companion

Author: Terry Albert,Debra Eldredge DVM,Alan Gunther

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 146545036X

Category: Pets

Page: 405

View: 9788

Your Golden Retriever Puppy Month by Month provides new pet owners with everything you need to know and do at each stage of development to make sure your playful, energetic puppy grows into a happy, healthy, and well-adjusted companion. A veterinarian, a trainer, and a breeder 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 to do 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 bathe your puppy, brush his coat, clip his nails, and brush his teeth * How to know when a trip to the vet is needed * What causes problem behaviors, when to expect them, and how to correct them


Author: Evelyn Elizabeth Lanyon

Publisher: i5 Publishing

ISBN: 159378872X

Category: Pets

Page: 158

View: 6740

The experts at Kennel Club Books present the world's largest series of breed-specific canine care books. Each critically acclaimed Comprehensive Owner's Guide covers everything from breed standards to behavior, from training to health and nutrition. With nearly 200 titles in print, this series is sure to please the fancier of even the rarest breed!

The Everything Pug Book

A Complete Guide To Raising, Training, And Caring For Your Pug

Author: Kim Campbell Thornton

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1605504319

Category: Pets

Page: 304

View: 6782

Pugs have a very long and rich history, but their most enduring legacy has always been their cheerful temperament and social personality. It's no wonder the Pug is still one of the most popular breeds today. With The Everything Pug Book you'll learn all there is to know about your best friend! From adoption methods and training techniques, to specific tips on diet, exercise, and basic care, you can anticipate your Pug's every need and be prepared for any situation. The Everything Pug Book covers: Common diseases and health issues Proper grooming and handling Effective methods for disciplining your dog How to encourage socialization Caring for older Pugs Whether you've owned a Pug for years, or you're considering adopting one, The Everything Pug Book is the authoritative text for keeping your dog healthy and happy for years to come.

Training Your Beagle

Author: Kristine Kraeuter

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764116483

Category: Pets

Page: 151

View: 4105

These cheerful canines have been trained as hunters since the dawn of history, but they also make affectionate house pets. Here's everything the neophyte owner needs to know about the Beagle and its traits. Training Your Dog books teach ordinary non-expert dog owners how to train their own pets. Virtually every aspect of training is covered, with special focus on the distinctive traits of individual breeds. Dog owners are instructed on humane but effective methods of housebreaking and paper training, obedience training, teaching the dog to respond to verbal commands and hand signals, walking on a leash, and more. Also covered are methods of correcting bad habits such as begging, unwanted barking, and showing hostile behavior. There are many instructive, full-color photos in each book.

Beagles For Dummies

Author: Susan McCullough

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118068076

Category: Pets

Page: 292

View: 4051

Beagles are an extraordinary breed—no bones about it. They’re cute, compact, fun-loving, and great with kids. (Not to mention those soulful eyes!) But their sense of humor, independence, and stubborn nature isn’t for everyone. So whether you’re thinking about getting your very own Snoopy-dog, or if you’ve already opened your heart and home to one, Beagles for Dummies answers important questions like: What are Beagles supposed to look like and how should they behave? Should I choose a puppy or an adult dog? Male or female? How do I correct my Beagle’s behavior problems? What do I need to do to survive my Beagle’s puppyhood? How can I Beagle-proof my house to keep him (and my stuff) safe? What should I teach my Beagle to do? How do I teach him? What health problems is my Beagle likely to have when he’s young? How about when he grows up—or gets old? Life with these little hounds can lead to years of merriment, entertainment, and love—but if you think Beagles are just another hound dog, think again! Whether you want to know everything there is to living with a Beagle, or just want to skip to a relevant subject (like how to keep him out of the hamper), Beagles for Dummies gives you everything you need to choose and raise your Snoopy soul mate.

The Cattle Health Handbook

Author: Heather Smith Thomas

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603426493

Category: Medical

Page: 372

View: 2298

In this practical guide, Heather Smith Thomas provides easy-to-execute solutions for a variety of common medical situations that can afflict your animals, including bacterial diseases, parasites, and nutritional deficiencies.

How to Train Your Beagle

Author: Liz Palika

Publisher: Tfh Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9780793836598

Category: Pets

Page: 96

View: 393

Nationally renowned author and professional dog trainer Liz Palika presents a comprehensive training guide geared to teaching the average owner how to train their dog and to help their dog become a well-mannered addition to the household. Includes chapters on how to select the right dog for you, canine development, puppy training, housebreaking, formal training, basic obedience, problem prevention and solutions, advanced training, dog sports, and how to have fun while training your dog. Guaranteed to help the owner train his dog and at the same time form a rewarding relationship.

The Information Commons Handbook

Author: N.A

Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub

ISBN: 9781555705626

Category: Computers

Page: 247

View: 6506

Information Commons often refers to the theoretical production, sharing, and democratic discussion of information that is afforded by new technologies. It also refers to the physical manifestation of this concept-new facilities that bring together researchers, instructors, students, teachers, and users into one space and equip them with the technology (computers, projectors, Internet) and facilities (workstations, conference and class rooms, print stations). In this comprehensive guidebook, Beagle helps academic, public, and school librarians create new spaces that encourage research, discovery, instruction and learning and meld the traditional research library with the latest technology. This comprehensive handbook guides librarians through: space planning, budgeting, and technology set-up; service modification, staff reallocation, and training; assessment, improvement, and modification of services and facilities; and publicity and marketing of the new commons. Descriptions, photographs, and plans from information commons of various types and sizes are included. working documents from successful Information Commons projects. Grounded in the theory of information commons, this forward-looking handbook will transform traditional spaces and redefine library service models for the information age.

The Voyage of the Space Beagle

Author: A. E. van Vogt

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780765320773

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 2488

A re-release of a golden-age classic follows the episodic adventures of a great space ship that explores the far reaches of the galaxy and chronicles their encounters with myriad alien beings, including the Ix, who lay their eggs in human bodies. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

Fairy Garden Handbook

Author: Liza Gardner Walsh

Publisher: Down East Books

ISBN: 160893215X

Category: Gardening

Page: 96

View: 8106

The popularity of fairies and fairy houses has soared, as has the growing movement to get children interested in outdoor activities such as gardening. This new how-to book for parents and kids combines the best of both worlds. It includes basic information for beginning gardeners, such as soil preparation, planting, and watering, then branches into appropriate categories for every fairy gardener: • making miniature gardens and terrariums that are just the right size for fairy friends • butterfly and hummingbird gardens to attract these flying friends of fairies • rock and water gardens • wind chimes and prisms to add music and light to your gardens Sprinkled throughout are bits of fairy lore and garden wisdom. Written for children, or anyone with a child’s heart, and filled with color photographs, the Fairy Garden Handbook will turn curious kids into green thumbs in no time.

Werner's Nomenclature of Colours

Adapted to Zoology, Botany, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Anatomy and the Arts


Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780565094454


Page: 78

View: 4877

Meet the Beagle

Author: American Kennel Club

Publisher: i5 Publishing

ISBN: 1620080494

Category: Pets

Page: 128

View: 7952

The first official American Kennel Club publication dedicated to everyone's favorite little hound, Meet the Beagle celebrates this very special dog and offers owners a reliable, authoritative and entertaining handbook. Look inside, and you will find: A snapshot of the Beagle, focusing on the special traits that make the happy-go-lucky, tail-wagging Beagle such a unique and fun companion dog A buyer's guide, assisting new owners in selecting a reputable breeder and choosing a healthy, sound puppy, as well as how to register the puppy with the AKC A complete training primer, offering the most successful and effective ways to house-train the Beagle, a solid plan for obedience training and an introduction to the Canine Good Citizen program An accessible and realistic diet and exercise program, geared toward keeping the food-loving Beagle slim, well nourished and happy An up-to-date health care schedule, detailing the necessary steps owners much take to find a good veterinarian, vaccinate against prevalent diseases and protect pets from parasites and potential problems. A playlist of fun activities, from dogs shows to obedience and agility trails, tracking, and field trails to sharing your affectionate, well-socialized therapy Beagle with residents and patients in hospitals and retirement centers.

American Foxhound

A Complete and Reliable Handbook

Author: Robert Smith

Publisher: TFH Publications

ISBN: 9780793807734

Category: Pets

Page: 96

View: 640

The Complete Book of Dog Breeding

Author: Dan Rice

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764138874

Category: Pets

Page: 186

View: 2118

A veterinarian with many years of canine practice experience offers guidance to novice and professional dog breeders, emphasizing the responsibilities of reputable breeders to their dogs and to the buyers of the puppies they produce. Topics covered range from the choosing and conditioning of brood stock to the socializing of puppies and the establishment of pedigrees, registration, titles, and much more.

Official Slacker Handbook

Author: Sarah Dunn

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

ISBN: 0446564931

Category: Humor

Page: 132

View: 470

The '90's answer to The Preppie Handbook is a satiric, humorous and comprehensive critique, written by the ultimate slacker, that reveals rules, guidelines and recommendations for being a state-of-the-art slacker. The book features a hip MTV-like format with fast-cut sidebars, cartoons, photos, lists, quizzes and charts.

The American Kennel Club's Meet the Beagle

The Responsible Dog Owner's Handbook

Author: American Kennel Club

Publisher: I5 Press

ISBN: 9781937049980

Category: Pets

Page: 127

View: 6560

The first official American Kennel Club publication dedicated to everyone's favorite little hound, Meet the Beagle celebrates this very special dog and offers owners a reliable, authoritative and entertaining handbook.