Bulldogs for Dummies

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Author: Susan M. Ewing. 
288 Pages.
December 2005.
ISBN: 9780764599798

Though originally bred for bull baiting, today's Bulldogs are calm, dignified, and courageous - and make great pets. Whether you're already a Bulldog owner or you're thinking about becoming one, this friendly guide will answer your questions and help you and your Bully live happily ever after. From choosing your dog to training, diet, and health, it's just what you need for Bulldog success!

Discover how to
* Understand the breed and its history
* Buy or adopt a healthy Bulldog
* Housetrain your Bulldog and teach basic commands
* Keep your Bulldog well-groomed and active
* Watch for breed-specific health problems

Table of Contents:

Part I: A Bully for You.
Chapter 1: Bulldog: A Tough Name for a Big Softy.
Chapter 2: Acquainting Yourself with the Bulldog Package.
Chapter 3: Deciding on a Bulldog.
Chapter 4: Finding the Best Bulldog for You.

Part II: Living with Your Bulldog.
Chapter 5: Preparing for Your Bulldog.
Chapter 6: Bringing Your Bulldog Home.
Chapter 7: Feeding Your Bulldog.
Chapter 8: Grooming Your Bulldog.

Part III: Training, Working, and Traveling: The Busy Bulldog.
Chapter 9: Housetraining Your Bulldog.
Chapter 10: Mastering Good Manners and Basic Commands.
Chapter 11: Showing and Showing Off Your Well-Trained Bulldog.
Chapter 12: On the Go: Taking, Leaving, or Looking for Bully.

Part IV: Keeping Your Bulldog Healthy.
Chapter 13: Knowing Your Veterinarian, Vaccinations, and common Treatments.
Chapter 14: Recognizing and Tackling Bulldog Health Issues.
Chapter 15: Familiarizing Yourself with Fido First Aid.
Chapter 16: Caring for Your Senior Bulldog.

Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 17: Nine Great Resources for Bulldog Owners.
Chapter 18: Ten Good Reasons for Not Breeding Your Bulldog.
Chapter 19: Ten Important Things to Do for Your Bulldog.

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