Written by an expert dog whisperer and dog owner, the Shetland Sheepdog Complete Owner's Manual has the answers you may need when researching this playful and animated Scottish herding breed. Learn about this intelligent and vocal breed of purebred canine that is commonly referred to as the “Sheltie” and find out whether or not the gentle, loyal and energetic Shetland Sheepdog will be the best choice for you and your family. Learn everything there is to know, including little known facts and secrets and how to care for every aspect of the Shetland Sheepdog’s life. This manual contains all the information you need, from birth to the Rainbow Bridge, including transitioning through house breaking, care, feeding, training and end of life, so that you can make a well-informed decision about whether or not this dog is the breed for you. If you already have a Shetland Sheepdog, this book will teach you everything you need to know to make your dog a happy dog and to make you a happy dog owner. The author George Hoppendale is an experienced writer and a true animal lover. He enjoys writing animal books and advising others how to take care of their animals to give them a happy home. Co-Author Asia Moore is a professional Dog Whisperer, Cynologist and Author, living on Vancouver Island, off the west coast of British Columbia, in Canada, who believes that all humans and dogs can live together in harmony. She and her dog whispering team, which includes an 8-year-old Shih Tzu named Boris, teach dog psychology to humans, to help alleviate problem behaviors that arise between humans and their canine counterparts so that everyone can live a happy and stress-free life together. Covered in this book: - Temperament - Pros and Cons - Vital statistics - Before you buy - Choosing the right dog - Finding a breeder - Puppy proofing your home - The first weeks - Health and common health problems - Medical care & safety - Daily care - Feeding - Bad treats and snacks - Good treats and snacks - House training - Grooming - Training - Poisonous Foods & Plants - Caring for your aging dog .... and much more.