From the bestselling author and star of National Geographic Channel's "Dog Whisperer," the only resource you ll need for raising a happy, healthy dog.
For the millions of people every year who consider bringing a puppy into their lives as well as those who have already brought a dog home Cesar Millan, the preeminent dog behavior expert, says, "Yes, you "can "raise the perfect dog " It all starts with the proper foundation in the early years. Here, Cesar tells you everything you need to know to create the best environment for a well-balanced dog in order to avoid behavior issues in the future, and shows you how to correct the most common behavior issues for young dogs.
Based on Cesar's own detailed experiences raising individual puppies from some of the most popular breeds, "How to Raise the Perfect Dog" is like having Cesar right beside you, as your own personal expert, coaching you and your dog from the first day of your life together.
Packed with new information aimed specifically at the particular needs of puppies and adolescents, and written in Cesar's friendly, accessible style, "How to Raise the Perfect Dog" answers all the most commonly asked questions and guides you towards a loving, satisfying life-long relationship with your best friend.
#1 "New York Times" bestselling author, Cesar Millan shows you how to raise the perfect dog and prevent behavior issues before they start, including:
what to expect from each stage of your puppy's development
quick and easy housebreaking
the essentials of proper nutrition
the importance of vaccinating and of not over-vaccinating
creating perfect obedience from day one through rules, boundaries, and calm-assertive leadership
how to avoid the most common mistakes owners make raising puppies and young dogs
how to correct any issue "before" it becomes a problem
unique exercises and play to bring out the best in every breed
"From the Hardcover edition.
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 Cesar’ s 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, Ilusion, 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.
Jim Milio and Melissa Jo Peltier are the executive producers and writers of the hit TV show "Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan".
“Millan’s wizardlike facility with dogs–the calm he brings to them, the confident way he handles them–is mind-blowing.”
“[Millan] arrives amid canine chaos and leaves behind peace.”
—Malcolm Gladwell, The New Yorker