Meet the Yorkie
Publication date: January 2012
Digital Book format: PDF (Adobe DRM)
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The American Kennel Club’s first official publication on the Yorkshire Terrier, Meet the Yorkie, offers owners and admirers of this irresistible Toy dog a perfect introduction to the breed, packed with practical advice and entertaining tidbits about this fascinating little dog.In Meet the Yorkie, you’ll find:• The secrets of the “Blue and Tan,” including all of the special characteristics that make Yorkshire Terriers the nation’s most popular Toy dog.• Help for diving into Yorkie ownership, such as advice for finding a qualified breeder and selecting the best puppy for your home and lifestyle, plus easy instructions to register your puppy and properly identify him for safety.• Tips for providing a clean home for a mannerly Toy dog—introducing owners to tried and true ways to house-train the free-thinking Yorkie and methods to obedience-train your brainy terrier. • The sensible, happy eater, unveiling a diet plan for the treat-happy Yorkshire Terrier, including important findings about canine nutrition and exercise, vital for a healthy life from puppyhood to the senior years.• An affordable and popular health plan, outlining how to maintain your dog’s optimal health through the selection of the right veterinarian, vaccinations, and preventative health care options, and information about treating for fleas, worms, and other common pets.• Fun for human and Yorkie, a menu of activities for every dog lover and his well-trained purebred companion, from dog parks and day care to dog shows and agility trials, plus ways to get involved in the community, from the American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen® test to participating as a therapy dog.The American Kennel Club, the most trusted and recognized dog organization in the United States, is excited to team up with BowTie Press to bring readers a new dog breed series called Meet the Breeds. The Meet the Breeds series is the ultimate resource for dog care and training, and the only breed series ever endorsed by the AKC. From choosing a puppy to feeding and training, the series encompasses life with your dog from beginning to end. Down-to-earth advice and colorful photos help owners learn how to raise and care for their purebred dog. As an official publication of the American Kennel Club, the books in the series also include details on dog registration, various AKC programs such as Canine Good Citizen® and S.T.A.R. Puppy®, dog agility, showing, and many other opportunities to get your dog involved with the AKC. Each book in the series is reviewed and endorsed by the national parent club for the breed, ensuring the quality of the photos and the accuracy of the information within each title.