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What did humans ever do to deserve dogs? They’re loyal, sweet, and just one of the greatest best friends we could ask for. Check out these 11 books all about precious puppies!
1. The Art of Raising a Puppy by Monks of New Skete
Puppies are lovely and cute but man do they require a ton of attention and care! Whether you’re thinking about adopting a new puppy soon or already have one, this is a good guide to check out to gain more knowledge about bringing them up the best way. The authors have also written another doggy book: How to Be Your Dog’s Best Friend
2. The Puppy Whisperer: A Compassionate, Non-Violent Guide to Early Training and Care by Paul Owens and Terrence Cranendonk with Norma Eckroate
Because who wouldn’t want to talk to their puppy right? Just kidding,.. not really. Anyway, this is a book that teaches you what signs and behaviors to look for in your puppies to make sure that they’re growing up to be friendly and true to their special personalities.
3. Just Puppies by Steve Smith
A darling collection of photographs of all different kinds of breeds of puppies. A coffee table’s delight that you’ll actually pick up and look at!
4. The Happy Puppy Handbook by Pippa Mattinson
Pippa Mattinson is a well-experienced dog trainer and in this book she tells every dog owner everything they need to know about the effective ways to teach your puppies tricks, how to discipline them, and how to essentially take care of them in the best way possible.
5. Underwater Puppies by Seth Casteel
A book filled with pictures of swimming puppies and puppies playing in water! Seth Casteel has also authored a similar collection entitled: Underwater Dogs.
6. How to Raise the Perfect Dog: Through Puppyhood and Beyond by Cesar Milan with Melissa Jo Peltier
Nothing is better than having a loyal buddy for life and with tips from Cesar Milan and Melissa Jo Peltier, you can be sure that you’re instilling in your pets obedience and overall good behavior. You may recognize Cesar from the popular Dog Whisperer show on The National Geographic.
7. Puppyhood by J. Nichole Smith
Puppyhood follows puppies, who are barely six-weeks old, of various breeds, sizes and colors as they learn and play with the world around them. Absolutely precious.
8. Shake Puppies by Carli Davidson
Simple, though hilarious photos of puppies shaking off water from baths, bouncing around, and enjoying other candid moments as the camera snaps away. Also by Carli Davidson, Shake.
9. Puppies for Dummies by Sarah Hodgson
It’s always a smart idea to be prepared for something before jumping right into it. Adding a new pet to the family is no different! Consider Puppies for Dummies your all-access guide to your new furry friend. Sarah is also the author of another dog help book: Dog Tricks and Agility for Dummies.
10. Puppy Miracles by Brad Steiger and Sherry Hansen Steiger
A series of inspirational stories starring our beloved four-legged friends. This book is filled with real life experiences of puppies who beat the odds of survival, in addition to providing unconditional love and support to their owners. It makes you wonder if we really save our pets or if they’re the ones who save us.
11. The Puppy Diaries: Raising a Dog Named Scout by Jill Abramson
Jill Abramson tells the whirlwind story of her and her husband’s first year of raising a Golden Retriever puppy named Scout. While documenting Scout’s first year, she also gives her opinion on adoption versus rescue, what diets are best for your specific dog, as well as what is the best way to effectively train one’s animal.
Do you have a puppy? What’s your favorite part about being a dog mom/dad?
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