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How to raise the perfect dog : everything you need to know from puppyhood to adolescence and beyond / Adam Spivey of Southend Dog Training and Evan Norfolk.

Spivey, Adam, (author.). Norfolk, Evan, (author.).


"Everything you need to know to raise your puppy and build a bond that lasts a lifetime, with straight-talking advice from the man behind social media sensation Southend Dog Training Deciding to raise and train a puppy is a big step, but Adam Spivey, thefounder of Southend Dog Training, is here to help. How to Raise the Perfect Dog walks you through the entire process, from choosing the right dog and finding a breeder or rescue to bringing your puppy home and beginning training. Guiding you through the challenges of your puppy's first twelve months, he will help you both thrive as you learn to understand your dog's needs and behaviors. Adam's simple, straight-talking approach takes all the nonsense out of dog training and puts your puppy at the center ofeverything you do. Answering frequently asked questions and highlighting common mistakes and practices, he shares essential guidance on: How to pick your first dog Preparing your home for a puppy Crate, toilet, and bedtime routines Basic training and lead walking Socialization, separation anxiety, and more! Use How to Raise the Perfect Dog to build a bond with your dog that lasts a lifetime"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780593797099
  • ISBN: 0593797094
  • Physical Description: xxi, 114 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Rodale, [2023]

Content descriptions

General Note:
First published in Great Britain in 2023 by Southend Dog Training Ltd.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Choosing the right dog for you -- Finding a breeder or rescue center -- Preparing for your pup -- Bringing your puppy home -- Training begins -- Putting your training into the real world -- Common mistakes and practices -- Adolescence : a new type of terror! -- Frequently asked questions -- Conclusion.
Subject: Dogs > Training.
Dogs > Behavior.
Genre: Informational works.
Handbooks and manuals.
Self-help publications.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Poplar Bluff Municipal Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Poplar Bluff - Main Library.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Poplar Bluff - Main Library 636.7 SPIVEY (Text)
Memorial: In Memory Of: LuEtta Bernice Moehlenbrink. Presented By: Library Board of Trustees.
38420101827216 NON-FICTION Available -

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