The Complete Guide to the Belgian Malinois: Selecting, Training, Socializing, Working, Feeding, and Loving Your New Malinois Puppy (Paperback)

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A revolutionary new look into everything "Mal"; a MUST-READ that includes practical tips, tricks, and insights to help a new (or seasoned) Belgian Malinois owner.

Using interviews with 8 top Belgian Malinois breeders, author and former Vet Tech Tarah Schwartz has created an in-depth look at what it REALLY takes to successfully live with, raise, and train a Belgian Malinois.

Covering all the Mal-specific topics you NEED TO KNOW, such as:
  • The unique characteristics and quirks of the Belgian Malinois breed
  • Early training (including housebreaking) strategies for Belgian Malinois
  • Choosing the proper supplies and food for a Mal puppy
  • Helpful strategies for socializing a Belgian Malinois with other dogs
  • Health care advice for each stage of your Belgian Malinois life
  • Grooming tips that a Mal owner needs to know

If you are considering bringing a Belgian Malinois into your home (or already have ) then you need to read this book as soon as possible

The Complete Guide to the Belgian Malinois will become your go-to guide as you navigate the challenges of raising your spirited Belgian Malinois pup into a confident and dependable canine companion. This guidebook is packed with valuable knowledge covering everything from your first few days home with your dog to caring for your aging Malinois. Learn the answers to crucial questions such as:

  • Is a Belgian Malinois the same as a Belgian Shepherd?
  • Is this the right breed for me?
  • How do I prepare my home for a busy Belgian Malinois?
  • Which training methods are most effective for working with the Belgian Malinois?

These highly intelligent dogs manage to be both exceptionally easy and remarkably challenging to train. While they will pick up commands quickly, they can also be headstrong and will often test their trainers. Living with an active and strong-willed Belgian Malinois requires determination and dedication, but those who choose to embark on this adventure are often rewarded with a staunch companion with exemplary decorum in public. Gain essential information about owning a Belgian Malinois, including:

  • The history of the Belgian Malinois
  • The Belgian Malinois at home and at work
  • How to find and select your new Malinois companion
  • Preparing your family for a Belgian Malinois
  • Household dangers-indoors and out
  • What to expect the first few weeks at home
  • Introducing your new Belgian Malinois to existing pets
  • House-training the Belgian Malinois
  • The importance of socialization and training
  • Essential and advanced training techniques
  • Mental and physical exercise ideas for your Malinois
  • Grooming the Belgian Malinois
  • Belgian Malinois-specific health and wellness information for every life stage

If you are looking for a running companion, an active family dog, or a career canine, a Belgian Malinois may fit the bill. If, however, you are looking for a quiet couch potato to hang out with, this is probably not the breed for you. Becoming a pet parent to an intensely driven dog like the Belgian Malinois is not for the faint of heart, but for those who choose to put in the work, it is well worth the time and effort. This all-inclusive manual to the Belgian Malinois breed will give you the techniques and insights you need to keep your dynamic dog happy, healthy, and well-behaved.

This comprehensive guidebook is a must-have book for anyone who loves or lives with a Belgian Malinois

Product Details
ISBN: 9781952069802
ISBN-10: 1952069807
Publisher: LP Media Inc
Publication Date: September 6th, 2020
Pages: 194
Language: English