This No. 1 bestselling information book on the breed is packed full of up-to-date information specifically about Bulldogs. There are more than 200 registered Kennel Club breeds & all are different - but there's something extra special about the Bulldog.Read more...
This No. 1 bestselling information book on the breed is packed full of up-to-date information specifically about Bulldogs. There are more than 200 registered Kennel Club breeds & all are different - but there's something extra special about the Bulldog. The distinguished, wrinkled head & powerful body are unmistakable - & despite his rugged exterior, the Bulldog is a sheep in wolf's clothing. He is gentle & placid, loves children & being part of the family; he makes you laugh & is extremely affectionate.
But there is a price to pay for owning one of these rewarding dogs with the giant personality. More than any other breed, the Bulldog requires a special kind of owner - one prepared to give the extra care he needs for a happy life. Bulldogs aren't like other dogs; they have certain sensitivities & specialised needs. They can have health issues & be expensive to keep, so anyone thinking of owning one should do so with their eyes wide open. If you have got or are thinking of getting one of these striking dogs, then this is the only reference book you will ever need - & it makes a great gift for any Bulldog fan. This hefty manual is full of invaluable insight as it guides you through the pitfalls & highlights of Bulldog ownership. Written by specialist canine author Linda Whitwam, The Bulldog Handbook provides answers to many frequently-asked questions from owners, including: How to pick the right breeder - & the ones to avoid Bringing home a new puppy Housetraining & crate training Exercise and basic obedience training - & how NOT to do it with a Bulldog Bulldog temperament, typical traits & behaviour What to feed, how much, how often & the raw diet Feeding charts for puppies, adults & seniors How long you can leave a Bulldog alone and dealing with separation anxiety Grooming & personal care Whether & when to spay or neuter Bulldog allergies & skin conditions Bulldog rescue & what adoption involves It's packed full of advice you won't find elsewhere, like: 12 Tips for Choosing a Healthy Bulldog Puppy 14 Tips for Training your Bulldog 16 Bulldog Feeding Tips 14 Tips to Avoid Separation Anxiety 14 Tips to prevent a Bulldog Overheating The Handbook covers Bulldog health in detail & how to tell if all is not well. You might not know it, but your dog CAN talk to you. A change in behaviour or habits can be a sign of something amiss. Learn to spot The 13 Signs of a Healthy Bulldog and The 5 Vital Signs of Illness. Taking swift action can improve your Bulldog's chances of a good outcome and if you're lucky, you can even prevent a chronic condition & save a fortune in vets' bills.
There's also feeding charts for puppies, adults & seniors, info on behaviour & character traits, true stories & a Bulldog quiz. Too many Bullies end up in rescue centres or living short lives. Choosing the right one & knowing how to properly care for him is the best way of ensuring many years of joy with this handsome, lovable & extremely rewarding breed. Reviews for The Bulldog Handbook
""Remarkable book - very informative and comprehensive. It is not to be missed, even seasoned bulldoggers could stand to learn a few things from this book," W. SHOPLAND, of EXTREMEBULLS, MIDDLESEX, UK " "" Well written guide for the new bulldog owner. Covers things most people don't think about when deciding on the right breed and when purchasing a bulldog puppy. A must have for the new bulldog owner, whether pet or show bound," "K. JACOBSEN, of RELYABULL BULLDOGS, NEW JERSEY, USA
""Looking for the definitive bulldog handbook? Then here it is. Linda Whitwam has produced an 'everything you need to know' book. Highly recommended," S HANSON, of WEST YORKSHIRE, UK"