This book is all one needs
to read about raising a pet in India. Having practiced across practically the length and
breadth of our country, i.e. Chennai and Delhi the two most dog-loving cities in India, there are tips for pets in almost all climates and
A few of the chapters that
are in this book are
ü Domestication of breeds: this chapter has
details of the origin of breeds, different breeds suited to Indian climates, the best choices for your city etc.
ü Pup Selection: Here the main points that are
highlighted are the ways to choose a pet in accordance to ones lifestyle and future living conditions.
ü Care of a Pup: Brings to life the various
modalities that need to be taken into account in raising a pup successfully.
ü Routine Veterinary Care: From vaccines to
de-worming and from nail cutting to anal gland cleaning all aspects of routine care are highlighted.
ü Routine Care: Another chapter on facets of
pet care like grooming, bathing, housing, etc.
ü Reproduction and Sexual behavior: A full chapter
on breeding, mating, and reproductive disorders.
ü Geriatric Care: All about aging dogs with
special emphasis of making life comfortable for our older pets.
ü Diseases: A full chapter is dedicated to acquired,
congenital, parasitic, bacterial viral and other ailments.
ü Emergencies and first aid: there is no doubt
that every pet at some stage of its life faces an emergency and how the owner should react to such a situation is the crux
of this chapter.
ü Canine Behaviour: Canine shrinks!!!! And their
thoughts are the focus of this must read chapter.
ü Dog training: An integral but oft neglected
aspect of the pet’s life finds emphasis here.
ü Behavioural problems: From squatting on the
couch to chasing cars, its all here. From how to prevent and finally on how to rectify the problems one finds mention here.
ü Dog Shows: Are dog shows genuine or just beauty
pageants! A chapter to discuss the most coveted titles of the canine world.