The City Dog
The Essential Guide for City Dwellers and Their DogsPaperback - 2008
The City Dog is a modern-day survival guide for dogs and their pet parents living in an urban environment. For the urbanite on the market for the perfect pet, the book provides a guide to the dogs who are most compatible with city life and small living spaces. Since city dwelling can cause specific stresses for dogs, a personalized socialization program is included to help acclimate your dog to the sights, sounds, and smells of urban living. A 10-step guide to apartment housetraining helps tackle one of the biggest issues urban dog owners face, while a chapter on living with your dog suggests ways to keep a dog mentally stimulated in a small apartment to prevent potential behavior problems. The book also covers street-smart leash training, including crossing busy roads and dealing with distractions, plus positive training techniques to ensure good public manners.
With The City Dog, learn how to empower your dog to conquer common fears so he can become a well-adjusted city resident.