Pippa Mattinson, dog-training specialist, tells you everything you need to know about training and caring for your new puppy. From preparing the house and garden before the puppy arrives, to introducing your new friend to all the family (including children and other animals), and solving problems like crying, night waking, feeding, upset stomachs, biting, chewing and jumping up, this book is packed with all you need to know as a puppy owner.
Pippa Mattinson is the founder of the UK's national gundog graded training scheme, and a director of the Gundog Trust. She has an honours degree in zoology and a special interest in canine behaviour. Pippa has over thirty years' experience of training dogs and is the author The Happy Puppy Handbook, published by Ebury Press in April 2014, and packed with everything you need to know as a puppy owner. The Labrador Handbook: the definitive guide to training and caring for your labrador followed in October 2015. This book provides an in-depth guide to raising your labrador, making for a contented owner and a happy dog. Pippa is a keen supporter of modern science based dog training methods and is passionate about helping people to enjoy their dogs. Twitter: @PippaMattinson pippamattinson.com thelabradorsite.com thehappypuppysite.com