Table of Contents

Introduction

Part 1: Finding the Right Dog for You

  • Self-Audit
  • Canine Audit
  • Choosing the Right Dog

Part 2: In the Beginning

  • Mobilizing Your Assets
  • The First Few Hours, Days, and Weeks
  • Sharing Your Home With a Dog

Part 3: The Middle Years

  • Everyday Care: Nutrition and Exercise
  • Good Grooming
  • Health and Safety
  • Dogs Behaving Well
  • Fido on the Go? Traveling With or Without Your Dog

Part 4: Your Older Dog

  • Growing Older Together
  • Parting

Index