Sharon Vanderlip - All books by this author
Complete Pet Owner's Manual - All books in this series
The highly prized Scottish Terrier is the British Isles' oldest pure terrier breed, but today, this handsome and alert little dog can be purchased by canine fanciers virtually everywhere. Here is a description of the Scottie's background and traits, plus detailed advice on care. Books in the Complete Pet Owner's Manuals series present basic information about pets for new or soon-to-be owners. Advice and instruction covers feeding, housing, health care, training, grooming, protection against hazards, and more. Texts emphasize pet care basics and are easy for all readers to understand, but most titles also present facts that even experienced pet owners and breeders will find new and useful. All books in this series are filled with high quality full-color photos and instructive line art.
Table of Contents:
SCOTTISH TERRIER HISTORY
Origin of the Breed
Today's Scottish Terrier Standard
The Scottish Terrier's Place in the Dog World
Scottish Terrier Celebrities
CONSIDERATIONS BEFORE YOU BUY
Is a Scottish Terrier the Right Dog for You?
Should Your Scottish Terrier Be Neutered?
SELECTING YOUR SCOTTISH TERRIER
Where to Find a Scottish Terrier
Puppy or Adult?
Male or Female?
Age and Longevity
Registering Your Scottish Terrier
AT HOME WITH YOUR SCOTTISH TERRIER
Naming Your Scottish Terrier
Housebreaking Your Scottish Terrier
Grooming Your Scottish Terrier
Travel Can Be Fun
Children and Scottish Terriers
HOW-TO: Basic Training
FEEDING YOUR SCOTTISH TERRIER
Starting Off Right
Interpreting Dog Food Labels
How Much to Feed
When to Feed
KEEPING YOUR SCOTTISH TERRIER HEALTHY
Selecting a Veterinarian
Preventive Health Care
First Aid for Your Scottish Terrier
The Senior Scottish Terrier
Euthanasia--When It's Time to Say Good-bye
Selected Diseases and Conditions in Scottish Terriers
HOW-TO: Training Your Scottish Terrier for Grooming
SCOTTISH TERRIERS DO IT ALL
Paperback / 96 Pages / 6 1/2 x 7 7/8 / 2001