Whether you’re an experienced Tibetan Mastiff owner or you’re considering bringing the powerful breed into your home, this guidebook will give you the necessary knowledge and skills to be the best pet parent possible.
Written by best-selling author and dog trainer Tarah Schwartz, The Complete Guide to Tibetan Mastiffs includes tips and advice from some of the top breeders and experts in the world.
From finding a breeder to puppyhood to saying goodbye to your beloved companion, this book will serve as a vital resource for you to refer to again and again.
Chapter topics include:
- The History of the Tibetan Mastiff
- Finding Your Tibetan Mastiff
- Preparing Your Family for Your New Tibetan Mastiff
- Bringing Your New Tibetan Mastiff Home
- Health and Wellness
- The First Few Weeks
- The Multipet Household
- Training your Tibetan Mastiff
- Physical and Mental Exercise
- Basic Health Care
- Health Concerns in Tibetan Mastiffs
- The Aging Tibetan Mastiff
Originally bred as temple guardians, the Tibetan Mastiff is a strong-willed and independent breed. Within these pages, you’ll learn about the history of the breed as well as their most notable physical and behavioral characteristics. You’ll be able to make an informed decision on whether this breed is right for you and your lifestyle.
The first few weeks with your new family member can be a stressful time for everyone. With the guidance of this book you’ll be able to thoroughly prepare for your new dog’s arrival with calmness and confidence. Basic obedience and household manners are essential for any dog, so you’ll learn how to teach your Tibetan Mastiff basic commands such as sit, lie down, and stay. This book will also teach you how to recognize, correct, and prevent bad behavior.
Tibetan Mastiffs are known as a relatively healthy breed, but there are a few health problems common to the breed. This guidebook will teach you how to keep your new dog looking and feeling great throughout his lifetime. From basic veterinary care to alternative treatments and grooming, you’ll have the necessary knowledge to make informed decisions about your companion’s health.
From your Tibetan Mastiff’s first day at home until he crosses the Rainbow Bridge, this book contains all the information you need to raise a happy and healthy dog. Whether you have questions about housetraining your new puppy or what exercise is best for this noble breed, you can rest assured knowing the answers can be found within these pages.