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The seven ages of man's best friend : a comprehensive guide for caring for your dog through all the stages of life, Jan Fennell

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The seven ages of man's best friend : a comprehensive guide for caring for your dog through all the stages of life
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The seven ages of man's best friend
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a comprehensive guide for caring for your dog through all the stages of life
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Jan Fennell
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7 ages of man's best friend
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Language
eng
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Fennell, Jan
Dewey number
636.7/089
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
SF427
LC item number
.F46 2005
Literary form
non fiction
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Target audience
adult
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The seven ages of man's best friend : a comprehensive guide for caring for your dog through all the stages of life, Jan Fennell
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  • First published as: The seven ages of your dog. Great Britain : HarperCollins, 2005
  • Includes index
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Early Hours - Birth and Beyond
  • Crying at Night
  • 98
  • Canine Rivalries
  • 99
  • Rivalries with Other Animals
  • 101
  • Well-being
  • 102
  • Vaccinations
  • 102
  • 26
  • Grooming: The Key to Good Health
  • 105
  • Home Vet: Checking on Your Dog's Health While Grooming
  • 112
  • Playboy: 3-9 Months
  • 129
  • In the Wild
  • 130
  • Third Age: Overview
  • 132
  • Suckling Machines - The FirstTen Days
  • Growing Up Fast-The Physical Change
  • 132
  • Watching Your Dog's Weight
  • 133
  • Body Scoring: How to Monitor Your Dog's Weight and Condition
  • 134
  • Dealing with Weight Problems
  • 136
  • Pushing the Boundaries
  • 137
  • 27
  • Heel Work and Preparing for the Walk
  • 138
  • First Steps: Going Out on the Walk
  • 143
  • Moving into the Wider World - Typical Problems
  • 157
  • Canine Confrontations
  • 157
  • Fear of Noises on the Walk
  • 158
  • First Turning Point - Ten Days Onward
  • Introducing Dogs to Other Breeds
  • 159
  • Traveling: Getting Used to the Car
  • 160
  • Well-being
  • 162
  • Grooming / Health Care
  • 162
  • Puberty
  • 162
  • 28
  • How to Tell When Your Dog Has Entered Puberty
  • 162
  • Neutering
  • 165
  • When Not to Neuter
  • 165
  • Single-Litter Mothers
  • 166
  • Overheated Hormones: Dealing with an Overamorous Dog
  • 166
  • Three Weeks - The Extended Pack Forms
  • Protege: 9-18 Months
  • 169
  • In the Wild
  • 170
  • Fourth Age: Overview
  • 172
  • Apprentice
  • 172
  • Stay and Recall
  • 173
  • 29
  • Off the Leash - Letting Your Dog Run Free on the Walk
  • 175
  • Freedom - FirstTime Off the Leash
  • 176
  • Accidents Will Happen
  • 177
  • Diagnosing the Problem
  • 178
  • Specific Injuries
  • 179
  • Handling the Puppy
  • Useful Tip: Playing in the Snow: How to Avoid Ice Balls
  • 184
  • Dogs Behaving Badly - How to Deal with "Difficult" Dogs
  • 185
  • Taking Charge of the Four Key Areas
  • 187
  • How to Establish Leadership When Reuniting: Step by Step
  • 189
  • How to Be an Effective Leader
  • 200
  • 31
  • Well-being
  • 202
  • Hip and Elbow Scoring
  • 202
  • Pretender: 18-28 Months
  • 209
  • In the Wild
  • 210
  • Fifth Age: Overview
  • 212
  • From Wolf to Wolfhound: The Evolution of the Modern Dog
  • Teaching Recognition - Giving a Dog a Good Name
  • Challenging Times
  • 212
  • Leadership Challenges
  • 213
  • Challenges on the Walk
  • 214
  • Challenges at Mealtimes
  • 216
  • Ultimate Sanction - Countering Challenges to Your Leadership
  • 217
  • 33
  • When and How to Banish a Dog
  • 218
  • Breeding
  • 219
  • To Breed or Not to Breed?
  • 219
  • Finding the Right Partner for Your Dog
  • 221
  • Successful Mating - Getting It Right
  • 223
  • Power of Play
  • Making a Detailed Birth Plan
  • 225
  • Pregnancy
  • 225
  • Pup's Progress
  • 225
  • Mother's Progress
  • 228
  • Phantom Pregnancies
  • 231
  • 34
  • Final Countdown
  • 232
  • Delivery Day - Helping Your Dog Through Whelping
  • 233
  • Items to Have on Hand
  • 233
  • How to Spot That Whelping Is About to Begin
  • 234
  • Whelping
  • 234
  • Cutting the Apron Strings - Weaning and Toilet Training
  • Litter Sizes
  • 236
  • Problem Deliveries
  • 236
  • When to Call the Vet
  • 237
  • Helping Out: How to Help the Mother
  • 239
  • Protector: 28 Months to Around 7Years
  • 243
  • 36
  • In the Wild
  • 244
  • Sixth Age: Overview
  • 246
  • Die Is Cast
  • 246
  • Best Days of Their Lives - Helping Your Dog Enjoy Its Prime
  • 247
  • Field and Working Trials
  • 248
  • Weaning
  • Agility
  • 248
  • Flyball
  • 249
  • Obedience Competitions
  • 250
  • Dog Shows
  • 250
  • Doing What Comes Naturally
  • 251
  • 36
  • Mixed-up Dogs
  • 251
  • Potential Behavioral Problems
  • 252
  • Severe Aggression
  • 252
  • Separation Anxiety
  • 255
  • Nervous Aggression at Mealtimes
  • 257
  • Toilet Training: When, Where and How?
  • Toilet Troubles
  • 258
  • Car Chaos
  • 261
  • Rescue Dogs
  • 262
  • Living with a Rescue Dog
  • 263
  • Well-being
  • 265
  • 49
  • Middle-Age Spread - Overweight Dogs
  • 265
  • How to Tell if Your Dog Is Overweight
  • 265
  • Dieting: How to Help Your Dog Lose Weight
  • 266
  • Problems Associated with Obesity
  • 267
  • Pensioner: Around 7Years and Beyond
  • 271
  • 16
  • Personality Testing
  • In the Wild
  • 272
  • Seventh Age: Overview
  • 274
  • Longevity - How Long Will My Dog Live?
  • 274
  • Average Life Spans by Breed
  • 275
  • Your Dog's Age in Human Terms According to Size - A Guide
  • 276
  • 51
  • Emotional Old Age
  • 276
  • Interacting with Other Dogs
  • 278
  • Growing Old Gracefully - Looking After an Aging Dog
  • 279
  • Patience
  • 279
  • Comfort
  • 279
  • Well-being
  • Routine
  • 280
  • Companionship
  • 280
  • Exercise
  • 281
  • Diet
  • 281
  • Adapting the Dog's Diet to Old Age
  • 281
  • 55
  • Overweight and Underweight Dogs
  • 282
  • Coaxing Old Dogs to Eat
  • 282
  • Special Needs
  • 283
  • An Elderly Dog's Best Friend - The Importance of the Vet
  • 283
  • Grooming
  • 284
  • A Healthy Start: Protecting Your Puppy from Illness
  • What to Look For
  • 285
  • Well-being
  • 287
  • Medical Problems
  • 287
  • Cancer
  • 288
  • Senility
  • 289
  • 55
  • Heart Conditions
  • 290
  • Bowel and Bladder Problems
  • 290
  • Sight and Sound - The Senses Fade
  • 292
  • Loss of Hearing
  • 292
  • Loss of Sight
  • 294
  • Internal Parasites: Worming
  • Final Farewell
  • 297
  • Euthanasia
  • 297
  • A Fitting Farewell: What to Do with Your Dog
  • 300
  • A Fresh Start
  • 300
  • Contacts in the U.S.
  • 302
  • 55
  • Contacts in the U.K.
  • 303
  • Other Contacts/Kennel Clubs
  • 303
  • Eye Testing
  • 58
  • Puppy: 0-8 Weeks
  • Teeth
  • 62
  • Feet
  • 63
  • Pioneer: 8-12 Weeks
  • 65
  • In the Wild
  • 66
  • Second Age: Overview
  • 68
  • 23
  • Feeling at Home in the Human World-The Young Dog's Needs
  • 68
  • A Safe Haven-What the Dog is Looking for in its New Den
  • 70
  • First 48 Hours
  • 70
  • A Space of its Own
  • 71
  • Making the Home Safe and Secure
  • 72
  • In the Wild
  • A Place to Play
  • 73
  • "No Go" Zones
  • 73
  • A Place to Toilet
  • 74
  • Diet
  • 75
  • Canine Companionship
  • 76
  • 24
  • Dog's Senses - And How to Use Them to Your Advantage
  • 77
  • Smell
  • 78
  • Sound
  • 79
  • Breeds Apart - What Different Dogs Demand from Their Owners
  • 80
  • Physical Demands
  • 80
  • First Age: Overview
  • Spatial Demands
  • 81
  • Grooming Demands
  • 81
  • Dogs with Medical / Life-Span Demands
  • 87
  • Laying the Boundaries-Providing the Structure and Security a Young Dog Needs
  • 87
  • Training - Laying the Foundations
  • 87
  • 26
  • Art of Canine Communication: An Introduction
  • 88
  • Food Power
  • 93
  • Typical Problems
  • 95
  • Teething Troubles: Dealing with Biting
  • 95
  • Independence Anxiety
  • 96
Control code
ocm61687912
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9780060822194
Lccn
2005052828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
636.7089 F362 ; P ; XX-N ; R0906BT5 ; Rev. ; S0709BT1 ; Done 10/07.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o61687912
  • (Sirsi) o61687912
Label
The seven ages of man's best friend : a comprehensive guide for caring for your dog through all the stages of life, Jan Fennell
Publication
Note
  • First published as: The seven ages of your dog. Great Britain : HarperCollins, 2005
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Early Hours - Birth and Beyond
  • Crying at Night
  • 98
  • Canine Rivalries
  • 99
  • Rivalries with Other Animals
  • 101
  • Well-being
  • 102
  • Vaccinations
  • 102
  • 26
  • Grooming: The Key to Good Health
  • 105
  • Home Vet: Checking on Your Dog's Health While Grooming
  • 112
  • Playboy: 3-9 Months
  • 129
  • In the Wild
  • 130
  • Third Age: Overview
  • 132
  • Suckling Machines - The FirstTen Days
  • Growing Up Fast-The Physical Change
  • 132
  • Watching Your Dog's Weight
  • 133
  • Body Scoring: How to Monitor Your Dog's Weight and Condition
  • 134
  • Dealing with Weight Problems
  • 136
  • Pushing the Boundaries
  • 137
  • 27
  • Heel Work and Preparing for the Walk
  • 138
  • First Steps: Going Out on the Walk
  • 143
  • Moving into the Wider World - Typical Problems
  • 157
  • Canine Confrontations
  • 157
  • Fear of Noises on the Walk
  • 158
  • First Turning Point - Ten Days Onward
  • Introducing Dogs to Other Breeds
  • 159
  • Traveling: Getting Used to the Car
  • 160
  • Well-being
  • 162
  • Grooming / Health Care
  • 162
  • Puberty
  • 162
  • 28
  • How to Tell When Your Dog Has Entered Puberty
  • 162
  • Neutering
  • 165
  • When Not to Neuter
  • 165
  • Single-Litter Mothers
  • 166
  • Overheated Hormones: Dealing with an Overamorous Dog
  • 166
  • Three Weeks - The Extended Pack Forms
  • Protege: 9-18 Months
  • 169
  • In the Wild
  • 170
  • Fourth Age: Overview
  • 172
  • Apprentice
  • 172
  • Stay and Recall
  • 173
  • 29
  • Off the Leash - Letting Your Dog Run Free on the Walk
  • 175
  • Freedom - FirstTime Off the Leash
  • 176
  • Accidents Will Happen
  • 177
  • Diagnosing the Problem
  • 178
  • Specific Injuries
  • 179
  • Handling the Puppy
  • Useful Tip: Playing in the Snow: How to Avoid Ice Balls
  • 184
  • Dogs Behaving Badly - How to Deal with "Difficult" Dogs
  • 185
  • Taking Charge of the Four Key Areas
  • 187
  • How to Establish Leadership When Reuniting: Step by Step
  • 189
  • How to Be an Effective Leader
  • 200
  • 31
  • Well-being
  • 202
  • Hip and Elbow Scoring
  • 202
  • Pretender: 18-28 Months
  • 209
  • In the Wild
  • 210
  • Fifth Age: Overview
  • 212
  • From Wolf to Wolfhound: The Evolution of the Modern Dog
  • Teaching Recognition - Giving a Dog a Good Name
  • Challenging Times
  • 212
  • Leadership Challenges
  • 213
  • Challenges on the Walk
  • 214
  • Challenges at Mealtimes
  • 216
  • Ultimate Sanction - Countering Challenges to Your Leadership
  • 217
  • 33
  • When and How to Banish a Dog
  • 218
  • Breeding
  • 219
  • To Breed or Not to Breed?
  • 219
  • Finding the Right Partner for Your Dog
  • 221
  • Successful Mating - Getting It Right
  • 223
  • Power of Play
  • Making a Detailed Birth Plan
  • 225
  • Pregnancy
  • 225
  • Pup's Progress
  • 225
  • Mother's Progress
  • 228
  • Phantom Pregnancies
  • 231
  • 34
  • Final Countdown
  • 232
  • Delivery Day - Helping Your Dog Through Whelping
  • 233
  • Items to Have on Hand
  • 233
  • How to Spot That Whelping Is About to Begin
  • 234
  • Whelping
  • 234
  • Cutting the Apron Strings - Weaning and Toilet Training
  • Litter Sizes
  • 236
  • Problem Deliveries
  • 236
  • When to Call the Vet
  • 237
  • Helping Out: How to Help the Mother
  • 239
  • Protector: 28 Months to Around 7Years
  • 243
  • 36
  • In the Wild
  • 244
  • Sixth Age: Overview
  • 246
  • Die Is Cast
  • 246
  • Best Days of Their Lives - Helping Your Dog Enjoy Its Prime
  • 247
  • Field and Working Trials
  • 248
  • Weaning
  • Agility
  • 248
  • Flyball
  • 249
  • Obedience Competitions
  • 250
  • Dog Shows
  • 250
  • Doing What Comes Naturally
  • 251
  • 36
  • Mixed-up Dogs
  • 251
  • Potential Behavioral Problems
  • 252
  • Severe Aggression
  • 252
  • Separation Anxiety
  • 255
  • Nervous Aggression at Mealtimes
  • 257
  • Toilet Training: When, Where and How?
  • Toilet Troubles
  • 258
  • Car Chaos
  • 261
  • Rescue Dogs
  • 262
  • Living with a Rescue Dog
  • 263
  • Well-being
  • 265
  • 49
  • Middle-Age Spread - Overweight Dogs
  • 265
  • How to Tell if Your Dog Is Overweight
  • 265
  • Dieting: How to Help Your Dog Lose Weight
  • 266
  • Problems Associated with Obesity
  • 267
  • Pensioner: Around 7Years and Beyond
  • 271
  • 16
  • Personality Testing
  • In the Wild
  • 272
  • Seventh Age: Overview
  • 274
  • Longevity - How Long Will My Dog Live?
  • 274
  • Average Life Spans by Breed
  • 275
  • Your Dog's Age in Human Terms According to Size - A Guide
  • 276
  • 51
  • Emotional Old Age
  • 276
  • Interacting with Other Dogs
  • 278
  • Growing Old Gracefully - Looking After an Aging Dog
  • 279
  • Patience
  • 279
  • Comfort
  • 279
  • Well-being
  • Routine
  • 280
  • Companionship
  • 280
  • Exercise
  • 281
  • Diet
  • 281
  • Adapting the Dog's Diet to Old Age
  • 281
  • 55
  • Overweight and Underweight Dogs
  • 282
  • Coaxing Old Dogs to Eat
  • 282
  • Special Needs
  • 283
  • An Elderly Dog's Best Friend - The Importance of the Vet
  • 283
  • Grooming
  • 284
  • A Healthy Start: Protecting Your Puppy from Illness
  • What to Look For
  • 285
  • Well-being
  • 287
  • Medical Problems
  • 287
  • Cancer
  • 288
  • Senility
  • 289
  • 55
  • Heart Conditions
  • 290
  • Bowel and Bladder Problems
  • 290
  • Sight and Sound - The Senses Fade
  • 292
  • Loss of Hearing
  • 292
  • Loss of Sight
  • 294
  • Internal Parasites: Worming
  • Final Farewell
  • 297
  • Euthanasia
  • 297
  • A Fitting Farewell: What to Do with Your Dog
  • 300
  • A Fresh Start
  • 300
  • Contacts in the U.S.
  • 302
  • 55
  • Contacts in the U.K.
  • 303
  • Other Contacts/Kennel Clubs
  • 303
  • Eye Testing
  • 58
  • Puppy: 0-8 Weeks
  • Teeth
  • 62
  • Feet
  • 63
  • Pioneer: 8-12 Weeks
  • 65
  • In the Wild
  • 66
  • Second Age: Overview
  • 68
  • 23
  • Feeling at Home in the Human World-The Young Dog's Needs
  • 68
  • A Safe Haven-What the Dog is Looking for in its New Den
  • 70
  • First 48 Hours
  • 70
  • A Space of its Own
  • 71
  • Making the Home Safe and Secure
  • 72
  • In the Wild
  • A Place to Play
  • 73
  • "No Go" Zones
  • 73
  • A Place to Toilet
  • 74
  • Diet
  • 75
  • Canine Companionship
  • 76
  • 24
  • Dog's Senses - And How to Use Them to Your Advantage
  • 77
  • Smell
  • 78
  • Sound
  • 79
  • Breeds Apart - What Different Dogs Demand from Their Owners
  • 80
  • Physical Demands
  • 80
  • First Age: Overview
  • Spatial Demands
  • 81
  • Grooming Demands
  • 81
  • Dogs with Medical / Life-Span Demands
  • 87
  • Laying the Boundaries-Providing the Structure and Security a Young Dog Needs
  • 87
  • Training - Laying the Foundations
  • 87
  • 26
  • Art of Canine Communication: An Introduction
  • 88
  • Food Power
  • 93
  • Typical Problems
  • 95
  • Teething Troubles: Dealing with Biting
  • 95
  • Independence Anxiety
  • 96
Control code
ocm61687912
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9780060822194
Lccn
2005052828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
636.7089 F362 ; P ; XX-N ; R0906BT5 ; Rev. ; S0709BT1 ; Done 10/07.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o61687912
  • (Sirsi) o61687912

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