Many of us think of our dogs not as pets but as full-fledged members of our families. If you own a dogor are thinking about getting oneA Member of the Family is the ultimate resource for integrating your canine companion into the life of your household. Brimming with practical tips and techniques, this book addresses the most common issues and questions that emerge over the course of a person's lifetime relationship with a dog, explaining what it takes to be a good dog owner.
From choosing the right dog for your particular family's needs to setting the rules of the house to finding a quality veterinarian and monitoring your dog's health, Cesar offers essential advice for a harmonious home.
The book includes sections on travel and doggie day care, the needs of an aging dog, and dealing with the death of a pet and its long-lasting effects on a family. A chapter on dogs and children is written from the perspective of Cesar's sons, Andre and Calvin, and one on the role of the strong female pack leader is by Cesar's wife, Ilusion.