My First Dog Book Teach Your Dog to be Happy and Confident: Training, Playing, Grooming, Feeding by Dawn Bates

My First Dog Book Teach Your Dog to be Happy and Confident: Training, Playing, Grooming, Feeding

Written by Dawn Bates
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My First Dog Book Teach Your Dog to be Happy and Confident: Training, Playing, Grooming, Feeding by Dawn Bates

Your dog will become a great playmate but first you need to learn how to look after him. In `Caring For Your Dog,' discover the essentials of dog care, from exercising and feeding to keeping him safe when you're out and about. Chapter 2, `Good Dog,' covers all the basic training techniques, with easy step-by-step instructions, from sit, down, and stay to walking to heel on the lead. Find out how to read your dog's body language and help him behave well around people and other dogs. Once you've mastered all the basic training techniques, `Clever Dog,' shows you how to teach your dog some skilful tricks. Impress your friends by getting your dog to roll over, wave, or give a high-five with one simple command from you! In Chapter 4, `Fun and Games,' there are ideas for great activities to enjoy together such as Hide and Seek, Find the Treat and Tug of War.

About the Author

Dawn Bates is a highly experienced dog owner and has a well-behaved cocker spaniel called Zep. With this book she wants to inspire children to become happy and confident dog-owners, with happy and confident dogs. The author is based in London. SERIES CONSULTANT Susan Akass is the general editor of the `My First' children's craft series, published by CICO Kidz, as well as the author of many popular reading scheme books and children's picture books. Susan is also a full-time primary school teacher. She is based in Bath.

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128 pages


Dawn Bates
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CICO Books an imprint of Ryland, Peters & Small Ltd

Publication date

12th February 2015



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