From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Cesar's Way and Be the Pack Leader comes the ultimate guide for living together with a healthy, happy dog. In A Member of the Family, Cesar Millan coaches you on everything you need to know about raising a dog-from the moment you first think about getting a dog-including information on:
- Selecting the right breed for your family's lifestyle
- Establishing-and enforcing-household rules from day one
- What to look for in a veterinarian
- Proper nutrition
- Familiarizing a dog with another pet in the family
- Setting up exercise, discipline, and affection plans for your family and your dog
- Introducing your dog to a new significant other or baby
Packed with practical tips and techniques-plus advice from the unique perspectives of Cesar's wife and sons-A Member of the Family addresses the most common issues and questions for dog owners.
About the Author
Founder of the Dog Psychology Center in Los Angeles, CESAR MILLAN is the star of Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan on the National Geographic Channel. In addition to his educational seminars and work with unstable dogs, he and his wife have founded the Cesar and Ilusion Millan Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing financial support and rehabilitation expertise to shelters. A native of Culican, Mexico, Cesar lives in Los Angeles with his wife and their two sons, Andre and Calvin. MELISSA JO PELTIER, an executive producer and writer of Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan, has been honored for her film and television writing and directing with an Emmy, a Peabody, and more than fifty other awards. She lives in Nyack, New York, with her husband, writer-director John Gray, and stepdaughter, Caitlin. From the Hardcover edition.
"[Millan is] serene and mesmerizing. . . . He deserves a cape and mask."
—New York Times
"[Millan] arrives amid canine chaos and leaves behind peace."
—Malcolm Gladwell, The New Yorker