The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Living with Your Dog: Choosing the Right Dog, Dog Hygiene, Training Your Puppy, Dog Healthcare, and More (Paperback)

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By Piero Bianchi, Marisa Vestita (Illustrator)
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How to welcome a new puppy, choose the right breed, keep your dog fit, and more!
Deciding to have a dog live under the same roof and share our house and our life entails a series of important assessments, including understanding the canine world. Getting a puppy is a big decision, so this book aims to help you learn about their needs as they grow. Learn important skills and knowledge about dogs that will better prepare you and make your dog happy, such as how to:
  • Choose the most suitable dog for your personality
  • Understand the difference between buying or adopting
  • Improve canine physical fitness
  • Assess behavioral traits
  • And much, much more
This is only a snippet of what you will find in this book. All of these skills have been elaborated by an animal care expert, which is accompanied with a good deal of useful advice that will help you understand our four legged friend and make it grow healthy. In this book you will find everything you need to know in order to be the well informed owner of a happy and healthy dog.

About the Author

Dr. Piero M. Bianchi was born in 1960 in Milan, where he lives and works. In 1984 he earned a degree in Veterinary Medicine at the Università degli Studi of Milan, and since then he has devoted all his energy to taking care of animals. At present he practices in his Milanese clinic together with other colleagues. His specialty is internal medicine for dogs, cats, and small mammals. Besides his profession as a veterinarian, Bianchi has been active as a freelance journalist for national periodicals and radio and TV programs. He has written articles for women’s magazines, general information journals, and periodicals regarding his speciality, and has also published several books (mini-encyclopedias, handbooks, and short stories).

Marisa Vestita studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts of Lecce and at the same time she did internships in comics, stage design and stagecraft. Always curious about everything regarding the world of images, in 2002 she moved to Milan where she received her first commissions as an illustrator. She is very interested in applying computer technology to art and completed a course in digital graphic design at the IED (European Institute of Design). She shows in major exhibitions throughout Italy. She has collaborated with major Italian publishing houses and magazines, such classics as Phaedrus’ Fables and The Brothers Grimm’s Animal Fairy Tales.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781631585937
ISBN-10: 1631585932
Publisher: Racehorse
Publication Date: May 19th, 2020
Pages: 128
Language: English