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Owning a dog is one of life's great joys, but sometimes the
challenges it brings can make even the most devoted dog
lovers panic, throw up their hands, or feel completely
overwhelmed. Before you get to the end of your leash, turn
to this friendly and relatable reference that's the next
best thing to talking to a dog-owning friend who's seen it
all.nnIn Oh My Dog, animal rights activist Beth Ostrosky
Stern has compiled tips and invaluable advice from
experts—and from her own experience as dogowner—to sooth
concerns, answer questions big and small, and help you and
your dog get the most out of your relationship. From the
moment you even consider getting a dog, to caring for your
old friend when his puppy years are far behind him, Oh My
Dog covers every angle of dog ownership, including:nn-
Which breeds would be good match for me?nn- What do I look
for in a vet?nn- How do I make sure our first night
together is as stress-free as possible?nn- What activities
will help me bond with my dog?nn- Is my dog showing sign
of illness?nn- What should I know before I head to a
doggie day care or park?nn- How do I read pet food
labels?nn- What should I do in an emergency?nnChoc full
of informative side bars, questionnaires, to-do lists, and
much, much more, Oh My Dog is the answer-filled field guide
for anybody who owns a dog or is considering getting one.
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