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By Edie Jarolim

A delightfully witty advisor to maintaining much-loved canines not only fed and groomed, yet satisfied to be with you. And vice versa.

Geared to the hundreds of thousands who are looking to be socially accountable but additionally indulgent, who are looking to learn in regards to the most recent rules inc are and coaching, and, particularly, who fear approximately their relationships with their canine, this poignant, irreverent consultant is doggone humorous. Written by means of a first-time puppy proprietor who is been there, anxious approximately that, this accomplished yet available booklet articulates the questions that many folks have approximately all issues canine-related yet are afraid to invite, all with a reassuring, fun tone.

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Am I boring my dog? : and 99 other things every dog wishes you knew

A delightfully witty consultant to protecting much-loved canine not only fed and groomed, yet satisfied to be with you. And vice versa. Geared to the hundreds of thousands who are looking to be socially in charge but additionally indulgent, who are looking to learn in regards to the most modern rules inc are and coaching, and, in particular, who fear approximately their relationships with their canines, this poignant, irreverent advisor is doggone humorous.

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I became convinced that he hated me, that, as I’d feared, I was an abject failure at dog ownership. This story has a happy ending, if you consider having an 11-pound alien take over your life a happy ending. Frankie now adores me (and only me). As a result, I am entirely at his disposal. But I only gave the little guy a chance because I knew that I could—indeed, was required to—give him back if things didn’t work out. ” The bottom line: Don’t get a dog from a rescue group or breeder who says you can’t return him, unconditionally (although not uncommunicatively; you do need to explain what went wrong so that a shy couch-hugger isn’t mistaken for an aggressive teeth-sinker).

18. WHAT’S THE BEST WAY TO BRING MY DOG HOME? This is not as obvious as you might think. Unless you live within walking distance of a shelter or a breeder, an automobile is likely to be involved. But whose automobile? You might want to use your own car so as to introduce your dog to his future chariot right off. Then again, you might want to borrow a car from a good friend or close family member, so that any trauma associated with the trip home isn’t revisited every time your dog sees your vehicle.

There’s no question, however, that some canids discovered it was in their best interest to endear themselves to homo sapiens to get access to food and fires. Humans eventually became actively involved in the genetic selection process, breeding dogs to make them useful as well as appealing. Thus the bond between the two species developed and strengthened over time. Interspecies communication is another matter, which I’ll get to in Chapter 6; suffice it to say, it’s nearly as complicated as intraspecies communication between the genders.

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