The Complete Pug Handbook - Linda Whitwam

The Complete Pug Handbook

By Linda Whitwam

  • Release Date: 2015-10-27
  • Genre: Pets


NEW FOR 2021! All the latest tips & techniques to help you raise & train a happy, healthy Pug.
“Covers every topic from A to Z on pugs. A MUST-have for any pug enthusiast/fancier. I also recommend it to breeders as an outstanding reference when placing a puppy…especially to a first-time pug owner,” LAURA LIBNER, Pug breeder since 1999, MICHIGAN, USA
Long, very-in depth read. One word: Excellent. I have had two pugs & the book is right on. I have learned so many things in one book that would have taken a lifetime to research,” EDWARD LEWIS, USA
Canine author Linda Whitwam & 17 leading Pug breeders have produced the 'Pug Bible,' the biggest & most detailed book ever published on Pugs with over 100 full colour photos.
Part of The Canine Handbooks, Amazon’s No.1 dog breed series, The Complete Pug Handbook is packed full of inside knowledge from people who REALLY understand this wonderful breed. Top breeders & canine experts generously share their combined 100's of years' experience throughout the book.
Pugs are brachycephalic (flat-faced) dogs that need a little extra care from their humans. This book arms you with all the knowledge you need for the challenge & rewards of owning one of these unique dogs with the huge personality.
Puppies – Learn
Preparing Your Home for a Pug
Getting Through the First Few Days & Nights
Where Should Puppy Sleep?
Understanding Your Puppy
Crate Training
Obedience Training, incl. Sit, Stay, Recall, Lead & Clicker Training
Puppy Biting & Chewing
Feeding, incl. Raw & Home-Cooked Diets, Dealing with Gas & Sensitive Stomachs
Exercise & Socialization
Typical Pug Behaviour
There's advice on looking after your puppy from Day 1 right through to old age – & the pitfalls to avoid.
For anyone who hasn’t chosen their puppy yet, there's:
Where NOT to Buy a Pug
How to Spot Breeders for Profit & Importers
Which Puppies to Avoid
Finding a Good Breeder & Asking The Right Questions
How to Pick a Healthy Puppy or Adult Dog
How to Pick a Pup with a Good Temperament
Male or Female?
Puppy Contracts
Rescue Pugs
Pug Health is covered at length, incl: Keeping Your Pug Healthy, Preventing Overheating, Protecting Eyes, Wrinkle Cleaning, Insurance, Pug Facts of Life, Spaying, Neutering, Vaccinations & Pugs, Anesthetics & Pugs, Worming & De-Fleaing.
“Love this book - have a 4-month-old pug puppy & so much info – great,” CATHIE WILSON, UK
“Great book on Pugs. Chock full of info. A+ It’s full of info, and not just a sentence or two on a subject. It’s got a thick and shiny cover for a paperback and it’s big. Highly recommended!” SHERRILL DECKER, USA
“I just finished the book & it’s fantastic!!! …it’s comprehensive, well written & easy to read. Love it,” C. KYLE, TENNESSEE
“This a book that covers everything to do with pugs…The book is reasonably priced and once read should be a point of reference for rearing and training your new puppy,” MISS WOOFY, UK
“An EXCELLENT BOOK well written and informative 10/10…very breed specific unlike lots of other books which seem generic, this has been written by someone who knows the breed. If you are thinking of getting a Pug you need this book,” DEB, UK