About the Authors.
Acknowledgments for Sarah Hodgson.
Acknowledgments for James DeBitetto, DVM.
PART 1: Put Yourself in My Paws!
Chapter 1: A Puppy's Eye View.
Chapter 2: Doglish.
Chapter 3: Understanding Your Puppy's Personality.
PART 2: Training: First Day Through First Year.
Chapter 4: Equipment Essentials.
Chapter 5: The Teaching Lead.
Chapter 6: Special Considerations.
Chapter 7: Starting Off on the Right Paw.
Chapter 8: The Infant: 8 to 12 Weeks.
Chapter 9: The Terrible Twos: 12 to 16 Weeks.
Chapter 10: The Budding Adolescent: 16 to 24 Weeks.
Chapter 11: Puppy Puberty: 6 to 9 Months.
Chapter 12: The Trying Teen: 9 to 12 Months.
PART 3: Mister or Miss Manners.
Chapter 13: The Encyclopedia of Canine Etiquette.
Chapter 14: Beyond the Cooperative Canine.
PART 4: Your Puppy's Health.
Chapter 15: Preventive Health Maintenance.
Chapter 16: Fleas, Ticks, Worms, and Other Bugs.
Chapter 17: Household Dangers and First Aid.
Chapter 18: Puppy Pediatrics: A Glossary.