The Schnauzer Handbook Getting a dog is one of the most important decisions you'll ever make. If you already own a Schnauzer or are thinking of getting one of these striking dogs, then the new Schnauzer Handbook is the only book you'll ever need.
Covering Miniature, Standard & Giant Schnauzers, this unique 263-page manual is packed full of invaluable information & insight into the three breeds.
Author Linda Whitwam runs leading Schnauzer website www.max-the-schnauzer.com. The Handbook is completely unique; there simply is nothing else with so much practical information dedicated to all three types of Schnauzer.
Written in an easy-to-read style suitable for anybody aged 10 to 100, it features over 300 black-and-white images & the experience of canine experts, championship breeders & Schnauzer owners.
The book provides answers to the questions most frequently asked by Schnauzer owners:
How to pick a puppy with the right temperament
How much & how often to feed a Schnauzer
Schnauzers’ suitability for allergy sufferers
Why your Miniature Schnauzer is scratching - & some remedies
How much exercise your Schnauzer needs
What to do when you first bring a new puppy home
Where to find a rescue Schnauzer
How long you can leave your Schnauzer alone for
How to start simple training
How often to bathe & groom your Schnauzer
Why your Schnauzer's coat is changing color
Typical temperaments of the three different types of Schnauzer
Whether & when to spay or neuter
What to feed a Schnauzer with allergies
The answers to these & dozens of other questions are all are at your fingertips in The Schnauzer Handbook. The book contains tips, feeding charts & health advice to help you & your Schnauzer enjoy a happy and healthy life together, such as:
Top 13 Tips for Feeding Your Schnauzer
Top 12 Tips for Selecting a Healthy Puppy
Top 10 Tips for Working Schnauzer Owners
Top 12 Tips for Training Your Schnauzer
There’s feeding charts for puppies, adults & seniors, info on behavior, character traits, white & colored Minis, true Schnauzer stories & a Schnauzer quiz.
The Handbook covers some of the ailments which can affect Schnauzers & how to tell if all is not well. You might not know it, but your dog CAN talk to you. A change in your dog's behavior or habits can be a sign that something is amiss. The Schnauzer Handbook has over 40 pages dedicated to health & some of the most common Schnauzer ailments. Learn to spot:
The Top 10 Signs of a Healthy Dog
The 4 Vital Signs of Illness
Recognizing symptoms of ill health early on and taking swift action can improve your Schnauzer's chances of a good outcome. If you're lucky, you could even prevent a chronic condition from developing & save many hundreds of dollars - or pounds - in long-term veterinary bills.
"The Schnauzer Handbook is brilliant and covers almost all you want to know about the breed...& how to spot health problems. I find the feeding guide from puppy to adult very useful, & the exercising and socialising sections are of paramount importance too," Michele L, Bournemouth, England, UK
"A thoroughly interesting & entertaining book. There's hardly anything about Schnauzers that isn't in here - it even made me smile!" J. Garrard, Ormond Beach, Florida, USA
"If you love Schnauzers like I do, you'll love this book. It is comprehensive, interesting & fun. Every page is packed full of information & it certainly sheds light on some of my Miniature Schnauzer's behaviour," P. Derrick, London, England.
"Very thorough, appealing & readable book on Schnauzers with plenty of resources for our family,” Myra H, Avon, CT, USA