This fully-revised all-encompassing guide to Cocker Spaniels features everything new owners need to know from preparing for the new pup to geriatric care. All new full-color photography and an included 30-minute training DVD make this a package that can't be passed up. * Updated coverage: Comprehensive guidance and information for the Cocker Spaniel owner. From understanding the breed behaviors and characteristics to choosing the right pup to grooming, feeding, and training, readers will have an all-encompassing guide. * Assured quality: This book is ideal for a new dog owner. The all-new full-color photos create its visual appeal; the sturdy hardcover and preprinted cases produce functionality. * Author expertise: The Happy Healthy Pet books are written by respected and established authors. Information is readable and to-the-point and presented in an easy-to-follow format. The 30-minute dog training DVD is a perfect complement to this new edition.
The DVD is made precisely for owners of medium sized dog breeds; it covers the training approach, practical commands like heeling and staying, correcting inappropriate behaviors like jumping up and chewing, fun tricks like shaking and rolling over, and a bonus chapter. This bonus chapter is unique because it is breed-specific-- a Cocker Spaniel owner will learn specifically about the personality traits and habits that are characteristic of Cocker Spaniels. This kind of breed-specific coverage enables owners to cater their training, care, and attention to their Cocker Spaniel. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Liz Palika is an award-winning author with more than forty books to her credit, including All Dogs Need Some Training , The Ultimate Dog Treat Cookbook , Purebred Dog Rescue Adoption , Senior Dogs For Dummies , and several titles in the Your Happy Healthy Pet series .