The highly prized Scottish Terrier is the British Isles' oldest pure terrier breed, but today, this handsome and alert little dog can be purchased by canine fanciers virtually everywhere. Here is a description of the Scottie's background and traits, plus detailed advice on care. Books in the Complete Pet Owner's Manuals series present basic information about pets for new or soon-to-be owners. Advice and instruction covers feeding, housing, health care, training, grooming, protection against hazards, and more. Texts emphasize pet care basics and are easy for all readers to understand, but most titles also present facts that even experienced pet owners and breeders will find new and useful. All books in this series are filled with high quality full-color photos and instructive line art.
- Table of Contents:
- SCOTTISH TERRIER HISTORY
- Origin of the Breed
- Today's Scottish Terrier Standard
- The Scottish Terrier's Place in the Dog World
- Scottish Terrier Celebrities
- CONSIDERATIONS BEFORE YOU BUY
- Is a Scottish Terrier the Right Dog for You?
- The Commitment
- Should Your Scottish Terrier Be Neutered?
- SELECTING YOUR SCOTTISH TERRIER
- Where to Find a Scottish Terrier
- Puppy or Adult?
- Male or Female?
- Age and Longevity
- Registering Your Scottish Terrier
- AT HOME WITH YOUR SCOTTISH TERRIER
- Naming Your Scottish Terrier
- Housing Considerations
- Safety First
- Housebreaking Your Scottish Terrier
- Grooming Your Scottish Terrier
- Dental Care
- Travel Can Be Fun
- Children and Scottish Terriers
- HOW-TO: Basic Training
- FEEDING YOUR SCOTTISH TERRIER
- Starting Off Right
- Interpreting Dog Food Labels
- How Much to Feed
- When to Feed
- Food Myths
- Food Allergies
- KEEPING YOUR SCOTTISH TERRIER HEALTHY
- Selecting a Veterinarian
- Preventive Health Care
- First Aid for Your Scottish Terrier
- The Senior Scottish Terrier
- Euthanasia--When It's Time to Say Good-bye
- Selected Diseases and Conditions in Scottish Terriers
- HOW-TO: Training Your Scottish Terrier for Grooming
- SCOTTISH TERRIERS DO IT ALL
- Dog Shows
- Fun Matches
- Specialty Shows
- All-breed Shows
- Obedience Trials
- Agility Competitions
- Paperback / 96 Pages / 6 1/2 x 7 7/8 / 2001
Part #: DBR1639
Item Name: Scottish Terriers
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