|Bibliography, etc. Note:
|| Includes bibliographical references (p. -288) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:
|| Determining the right dog for you and your family -- Navigating shelters, rescue organizations, and breeders -- Welcoming your new dog into the family -- Puppies -- Providing rules, boundaries, and limitations -- Traveling with and without your dog -- The basics of health care for your dog -- Helping your dog survive the ups and downs of family life -- Women and the power of the pack, from Ilusion Wilson Millan -- A kid's perspective, from Andre and Calvin Millan -- How to say good-bye to your best friend.
|| Brimming with practical tips and techniques, "A Member of the Family" addresses the most common issues and questions that emerge over the course of a person's lifetime relationship with a dog, explaining what it takes to be a good dog owner. From choosing the right dog for your particular family's needs to setting the rules of the house to finding a quality veterinarian and monitoring your dog's health, Cesar offers essential advice for a harmonious home. With success stories from Cesar's fans and clients throughout, "A Member of the Family" includes sections on travel and doggie day care, the needs of an aging dog, and dealing with the death of a pet and its long-lasting effects on a family.--From publisher description.