Author: D. Caroline Coile.
It’s easy to see why you fell in love with the idea of adopting a Pomeranian. Distinguished by its vivacity, intelligence, extroversion, and fierce loyalty to its family, this tiny canine can make an excellent companionâ€¦for the right person. As with any breed, or dogs in general for that matter, it’s important for you to know what to expect when you take a Pom into your life.
Whether you're a new or an aspiring Pom owner, Pomeranians For Dummies fills you in on everything you need to know to find, choose, raise, care for, and have a ball with a member of that outstanding breed of dog. From finding your canine soul mate to breeding Pomeranians for show or companionship, award-winning dog author and renowned dog psychologist, Dr. Caroline Coile covers all the bases, including how to:
Decide whether the Pom is right for you
Find a good Pom breeder
Select the perfect Pom for you
Make sense of your Pom’s behavior
Train your Pom
Keep your Pom happy, healthy and well-groomed
Know what common health problems to look for
Take your Pom on the road
Illustrated with dozens of heart-melting photos of Poms in-action, Pomeranians For Dummies helps you to guarantee that you and your little buddy have a long, happy life together.
Table of Contents:
Part I: Pomeranians: What’s Not to Love?
Chapter 1: Catching Pomer-mania.
Chapter 2: What’s in a Pom?
Chapter 3: In Search of Your Soul Mate.
Chapter 4: The Final Selection: Picking Your Perfect Partner.
Part II: When Your House Becomes Your Pom’s Home.
Chapter 5: Prepare to Be Pomerized!
Chapter 6: Coming Home.
Chapter 7: Starting Off on the Right Paw: The First Few Days.
Part III: Caring for Your Pom from Head to Paw.
Chapter 8: Eating Out of the Pom of Your Hand.
Chapter 9: Primping Your Pom.
Chapter 10: Maintaining Your Pom’s Health and Happiness.
Chapter 11: Doctoring Your Dog.
Chapter 12: Traveling with a Pom Pilot (Or Leaving Him in Others'd Care).
Part IV: Training Your Pom with TLC.
Chapter 13: Saving the Carpets: Housetraining.
Chapter 14: Mastering Manners and Basic Commands.
Chapter 15: Dealing with Doggy Delinquents.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 16: Ten Cool Activities to Do with Your Pom.
Chapter 17: Ten Fun Facts about Poms.