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"The bestselling guide to raising a puppy–over 265,000 copies sold in the previous edition–now revised and updated

With this friendly, straight-talking guide, dog trainer extraordinaire Sarah Hodgson has shown countless new and prospective puppy parents how to select, care for, housebreak, and train a baby pooch. Now Hodgson has revised her bestselling guide with 30 percent new and revised content. Updates include coverage of clickers and other state-of-the-art training gadgets and tools, new collar designs, and the latest on doggie day care and traveling with a puppy. She also includes information on new designer mixed breeds, such as labradoodles and puggles, that are gaining in popularity, as well as expanded coverage of organized activities that stimulate a puppy’s growing mind. Complete with an all-new eight-page color insert, this book is a must for anyone who wants to welcome a new puppy into the family.

Sarah Hodgson (Katonah, NY) has run Simply Sarah, a dog training school and retail catalog company, for 14 years. She wrote a pets column for the New York Times and has appeared on the Today show, Animal Planet Radio, the Dr. Joy Browne Show, and elsewhere in the media. Her many books include Puppies Raising and Training Diary For Dummies (0-7645-0876-8), PuppyPerfect (0-7645-8797-8), You and Your Puppy (0-7645-6238-X), Dog Tricks For Dummies (0-7645-5287-2), DogPerfect (0-7645-2499-2) Teach Yourself VISUALLY Dog Training (0-471-74989-3), and Miss Sarah’s Guide to Etiquette for Dogs and Their People (see page 53)."

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