Author: EVE ADAMSON.
Dachshunds For Dummies, 2nd Edition provides owners with the latest advice, tips and information they need to raise a healthy, happy pet, including:
Choosing a healthy puppy or adult dog
Feeding and grooming Housing and supplies
Health care and first aid
Basic training and Dachshund-Proofing a home
Caring for your senior Dachshund
Showing your Dachshund
Having fun with your dog
Table of Contents:
Part I: Preparing to Live with a Dachshund.
Chapter 1: Is a Dachshund Right for You?
Chapter 2: Defining the Dashing Dachshund.
Chapter 3: The Long and Short of Dachshund Varieties.
Chapter 5: Rescue Me! Adopting a Dachshund.
Part II: Starting Out on the Right Paw at Home.
Chapter 6: Making Your Home Dachshund-Proof.
Chapter 7: Dachs-Proofing Your Family.
Chapter 8: Purchasing Your Dachshund Essentials.
Chapter 9: The First Day: What to Do and What to Expect.
Part III: The Obedient Dachshund (Not an Oxymoron).
Chapter 10: Understanding the Defiant Dachshund.
Chapter 11: Taking Charge of Your Dachsie.
Chapter 12: Determining Your Trainer Profile.
Chapter 13: Teaching Your Dachshund the House Rules.
Chapter 14: Putting Your Dachshund through Basic Training.
Chapter 15: Advanced Training and Competing for Fun.
Part IV: Helping Your Dachshund Stay Healthy.
Chapter 16: Healthy Dachshund 101.
Chapter 17: Handling Dachshund Health Problems.
Chapter 18: Enjoying Your Senior Dachsie and Saying Goodbye.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten Dachshund-Focused Books and Web Sites.
Chapter 20: Ten Good Foods, Ten Bad Foods.