The Complete Guide to the Great Pyrenees: Selecting, Training, Feeding, Loving, and Raising your Great Pyrenees Successfully from Puppy to Old Age (Hardcover)
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If you're looking for a big dog with an even bigger heart, the Great Pyrenees may be the dog for you These gentle giants are fiercely loyal to their owners and make great family pets. Great Pyrenees are cuddly, adorable dogs that love to play and have a good time. They are smart and hardworking, but they have a mind of their own. Because of their tendency to be mischievous, these dogs are best suited for someone with prior dog ownership experience. It may take a little work to train a Great Pyrenees to follow your rules, but once you do, you'll have a companion for life.
Great Pyrenees were originally bred to guard shepherds' flocks. Today, they find work as service dogs because they love to be close to people who matter to them. They're especially good for nursing home residents or people who use wheelchairs, as they're tall enough to stand beside someone in a chair. These dogs may also find "work" as your family watchdog, as they have superior hearing and a loud bark. However, if you don't have work for your Great Pyrenees, regular obedience training and lots of playtime will still give your dog the job fulfillment he craves.
The Complete Guide to the Great Pyrenees will answer all your basic questions including:
- Is a Great Pyrenees the right dog for me?
- I brought my Great Pyrenees home. What now?
- What are the best ways to train my GP?
- What are some common mistakes should I avoid?
The Complete Guide to the Great Pyrenees gives you everything you NEED to know about this wonderful breed. Chapters include basics and advanced topics such as:
- Great Pyrenees History
- Choosing a Great Pyrenees
- Preparing Your Home for Your Great Pyrenees
- Bringing Your Great Pyrenees Home
- Being a Proud Puppy Parent
- Socializing with People and Animals
- Great Pyrenees and Your Other Pets
- Physical and Mental Exercise
- Training your GP
- Basic Commands
- Advanced Commands
- Dealing with Unwanted Behaviors
- Traveling with a Great Pyrenees
- Grooming your Great Pyrenees
- Basic Health Care
Let's be honest here. Owning a Great Pyrenees is no easy task. This breed will challenge your authority if you let it. Raising a dog is a lot of work, but it is one of the most rewarding experiences a human can have. This book breaks down each stage of your dog's life, giving you all the tips and tricks you need to make your life with your new dog a breeze. You'll learn everything you need to know about the Great Pyrenees, from picking out the perfect puppy to senior dog care. You'll learn how to prevent bad habits and naughty behavior, and how to train your dog to be a model citizen. You'll read about the best exercise, diet, and grooming techniques to help your dog feel happy and healthy. By the end of this book, you'll feel confident in your ability to raise this majestic breed.