The Airedale Terrier — A breed of dog like no other. Their sense of humor is legendary, their intelligence astounds, and their loyalty and love for their human family can win over even the most steadfast non-dog person. They're intuitive, confident, sensitive, outgoing, and possess such a zest for life that you'll constantly be amazed at their awesome antics.
Without a doubt, the Airedale Terrier has what it takes to be a great dog, but do YOU have what it takes to be a great dog owner? Topics covered include:
Is a Airedale the right dog for me?Should I buy from a breeder or adopt from a rescue?I brought my Airedale home. What now?How can I best train my Airedale?What are some common mistakes should I avoid?
The Complete Guide to Airedale Terriers offers the insight you'll need to enjoy a long and happy life with your dog, including how to choose the right Airedale, characteristics of the breed's temperament, advice on housetraining, doggy daycare, nutrition, grooming, how to teach your dog basic commands, proper manners, social skills, and more. Whether your new dog is a puppy, a rescued teenager, or a senior citizen, in this book you'll find a wealth of information with a straightforward and common sense approach. The easy-to-read format is chock-full of lighthearted, practical advice and guidance for new, as well as experienced, dog owners. Chapters include all the basics such as:
Get Acquainted With The Airedale TerrierBefore You Buy an AiredaleBuying Vs. AdoptingPreparing For Your New ArrivalHidden Household DangersSupplies For Your DogWelcoming Your Airedale To His New HomeWhere Are Your Manners?The CommandsThe Importance of SocializingSurviving The Teen YearsDo You Need A Professional Dog Trainer?Dealing With Unwanted Behavior - Your Dog's Bad HabitsYour Airedale Terrier's Health And NutritionYour Aging Airedale
The Complete Guide to Airedale Terriers was written by professional dog trainer Andrea Berman whose own Airedale, Murphy, arrived as an impish puppy with a penchant for mischief, a passion for excavating the garden, and a ravenous appetite for socks, sofas, and oriental carpets. With gentle consistency, positive reinforcement, and a thorough understanding of the Airedale's personality, Murphy's training guided her toward a new direction as she became a sweet and loving therapy dog who comforted hospital patients and nursing home residents, and brought joy to all she met.
If there's an Airedale Terrier in your future, and we sincerely hope there is, this book will help prepare you to emBARK on the journey of a lifetime - a journey that will bring you laughter, tail wags, an unending supply of sloppy kisses, and countless treasured memories. Get ready for your Airedale Adventure!