The Shih Tzu Handbook

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Barron's, 2004 - Dogs - 153 pages
Discusses the dog breed in detail, describes the physical traits, history, and behavior characteristics, and instructs owners on training methods. Important topics covered include-- What to look for when choosing a puppy. Living with a dog and understanding breed-specific traits. Everyday care, grooming and exercise. Nutrition, health maintenance, and potential breed-specific health problems. Training and play activities. Extra features include sidebars with breed facts and helpful hints, quick tips on training, and 150-to-200 attractive color photos. A hidden spiral binding ensures that the book will stay open and flat at any desired page. A DVD is enclosed with each book. It presents an informal dog training course for new owners, describing methods for house training, walking dogs on a leash, and teaching obedience to hand signals and vocal commands.

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