For more than thirty years the Monks of New Skete have been among Americas most trusted authorities on dog training, canine behavior, and the animal/human bond.
In their two now-classic bestsellers, How to be Your Dogs Best Friend and THE ART OF RAISING A PUPPY, the Monks draw on their experience as long-time breeders of German shepherds and as trainers of dogs of all breeds to provide—brilliantly distilled—the indispensable information and advice that every dog owner needs.
This new edition of THE ART OF RAISING A PUPPY features new photographs throughout, along with updated chapters on play, crating, adopting dogs from shelters and rescue organizations, raising dogs in an urban environment, and the latest developments in canine health and canine behavioral theory.
The monks of New Skete, authors of the classic guide How to Be Your Dogs Best Friend, now apply their highly successful training methods to the crucial first months of a puppys life. 50 photographs.