The Complete Guide to Mutts: Selection, Care and Celebration from Puppyhood to Senior
Howell Book House
Publication date: February 2004
Digital Book format: PDF (Adobe DRM)
A unique, one-stop handbook for mixed-breed dog owners
Believe it or not, the mutt is the most popular dog in the U.S.51 percent of pet households have a mixed-breed dog! Written by a knowledgeable dog writer with lots of firsthand mixed-breed experience, this comprehensive guide explains how people can find the perfect mutt through a shelter or rescue organizationand make their new pup or adult dog part of the family. Unlike other books, this guide features complete, mutt-specific information on routine health care (including the latest on vaccinations and holistic therapies), breed influences in the mutt mix, common problems in older dogs, behavior issues, beyond-the-basics obedience training, and fun sports and competitive events.
Margaret Bonham (Conifer, CO) is President of Canine Backpackers Association and the author of six dog books, including the classic Northern Breeds. She has worked in dog rescue and has owned many mixed breed dogs.