Give Your Poodle the Best Possible Care—for Life! As a caring Poodle owner, you want the best for your pet. But you may not know all the special steps you need to take to raise a happy, healthy Poodle. Your Poodle's Life was written with one purpose in mind—to give you the most up-to-date information and guidance you need about the health, nutrition, training, and care of your dog. Reviewed by a nationally known veterinarian, this book shows you how to give your Poodle the best life possible—whether you've just welcomed a new puppy into your family or adopted an older dog. Includes a special training section written by renowned training expert Liz Palika. Inside—What Every Poodle Owner Wants to Know: ·Is a Poodle the right dog for me? ·How much exercise does my Poodle need? ·What type of Poodle—Toy, Mini, or Standard—is the best for me? ·Do Poodles make good companions for children? ·How often should I groom my Poodle? ·What's the best way to house-train my Poodle? ·How do I ensure that my Poodle gets the best-possible medical care?
Table of Contents
Contents Acknowledgments Introduction 1. So, You Want a Poodle 2. Welcome Home! 3. Food for Thought 4. Medical Care Every Poodle Needs 5. Common Health Concerns 6. Basic Training for Poodles (By Liz Palika) 7. Grooming 8. Family Life 9. A Lifetime of Love and Good Health Appendix A: Resources Appendix B: Official Breed Standard for the Poodle Index Meet Your Poodle Care Experts
Virginia Parker Guidry
About Virginia Parker Guidry
Virginia Parker Guidry is a long-time animal enthusiast, writer, and editor. A former professional small-animal groomer and veterinary assistant, she is currently a contributing editor for Dog Fancy magazine. She writes for many pet-related publications, and lives in Southern California with her husband and son. Joanne Howl, D.V.M.,Your Pet's LifeTM series editor, is the president of the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association. She lives in West River, Maryland.
Give Your Poodle the Best Possible Care—for Life!
Your Poodle's Life by Virginia Parker Guidry Joanne Howl, D.V.M., Series Editor