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Pit Bulls for Dummies - 2nd Edition by D Caroline Coile (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 256

Genre: Pets

Sub-Genre: Dogs

Format: Paperback

Publisher: For Dummies

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: Breeds

Author: D Caroline Coile

Language: English

Street Date: November 10, 2020
TCIN: 80924402
UPC: 9781119720904
Item Number (DPCI): 247-63-7518
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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About the Book



"No breed of dog is the subject of more extreme feelings -- good and bad -- than the Pit Bull. Man-eating monster or heroic nanny dog: What's the real story? Are Pit Bulls the very best breed for kids? (Not always.) Is it all how you raise them? (Not totally.) Will they lick you to death? (Absolutely!) This book shows you how to raise, train and care for one of the most loyal and affectionate breeds on the planet. Learn the best places to buy or adopt a Pit Bull, puppy training tips, how to introduce your Pit Bull to other animals and people, positive training methods, and much more!" -- back cover.



Book Synopsis



The good, the bad, and the snugly about your new best friend

No breed of dog is the subject of more extreme feelings--both good and bad--than the Pit Bull. Man-eating monster or heroic nanny-dog: What's the real story? Are Pit Bulls the very best breed for kids? (Not always.) Is it all in how you raise them? (Not totally). Will they lick you to death? (Absolutely!)

In the fully updated 2nd Edition of Pit Bulls For Dummies, Dr. Caroline Coile--Dog Writer's Association of America Hall of Famer and former Pit Bull owner--sniffs out the reality behind the myth, rips through the dogma that both vilifies and sanctifies this unique family of dogs, helps you find the best source for your new family member, and shows you the latest and greatest ways to raise, train, and live with your own partying Pit Bull and reap the rewards of happy canine companionship for years to come.

Understand your Pit Bull's origins and characteristics

  • Decide if a Pit Bull is for you
  • Evaluate Pit Bull sources, whether adopting, rescuing, or buying
  • Care for all ages, from puppies to older dogs
  • Deal with bad behavior
  • Socialize your new dog

Follow the advice in this book and help show the world that well-brought-up Pit Bulls are some of the most charming, companionable, and fun-to-be-around dogs out there--enjoy!



From the Back Cover



  • Confronting the facts about Pit Bulls
  • Keeping your dog healthy with diet and exercise
  • Training basics and dealing with behavioral issues

Look at that goofy grin! Falling in love yet?

No breed of dog is the subject of more extreme feelings--good and bad--than the Pit Bull. Man-eating monster or heroic nanny dog: What's the real story? Are Pit Bulls the very best breed for kids? (Not always.) Is it all how you raise them? (Not totally). Will they lick you to death? (Absolutely!) This book shows you how to raise, train, and care for one of the most loyal and affectionate dog breeds on the planet. Learn the best places to buy or adopt a Pit Bull, puppy training tips, how to introduce your Pit Bull to other animals and people, positive training methods, and much more!

Inside...

  • Decide if a Pit Bull is for you
  • Evaluate Pit Bull sources, whether adopting, rescuing, or buying
  • Understand your Pit Bull's origins and characteristics
  • Pit-proof your house
  • Discover 10 vital training commandments
  • Deal with bad behavior
  • Care for puppies to older dogs



About the Author



D. Caroline Coile holds a PhD in psychology with research interests in canine behavior, senses, genetics, and neuropsychology. The author of 34 books about dogs, as well as numerous scientific articles, she also pens the nutrition column for AKC Family Dog. The Dog Writers Association of America inducted her into their Hall of Fame.

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