Encyclopedia Of Dog Breeds by D. Caroline Coile

Encyclopedia Of Dog Breeds
Author: D. Caroline Coile
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
ISBN:
Size: 12.44 MB
Page: 328
Release: 1998

Book Description
Here in one volume is virtually everything a prospective dog buyer needs to know, as well as clear & detailed information on canines for all dog owners & dog fanciers. Opening sections discuss breed evolution & point out the many physical & behavioral traits that make dog breeds different. The main section of this volume profiles nearly 150 breeds, arranged by AKC groups. Each breed profile tells how & why the breed was developed, & how selection for certain characteristics affects the dog's suitability as a pet. There is also valuable information on traits a prospective buyer should look for when choosing the breed. These include the breed's general health & vulnerability to specific health problems, longevity, exercise needs, activity level, compatibility with children & other animals, grooming needs, tendency toward obedience, watchdog aptitude, key conformation points, & others. This book contains a wealth of photos & line art in color & in black-&-white. It's a volume that deserves a place on the shelf of every dog fancier, veterinarian, breeder, & dog owner. Caroline Coile, Ph.D., is an award-winning writer who has been showing dogs since 1974. In 1965 she was named "Handler of the Year" by the American Saluki Association, & one of her Salukis was named "Dog of the Year." She is author of eight of Barron's Pet Owner's Manuals on various dog breeds.



The Ultimate Encyclopedia Of Dogs Dog Breeds Dog Care by Dr. Peter Larkin

Encyclopedia Of Dog Breeds
Author: Dr. Peter Larkin
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781843091288
Size: 65.23 MB
Page: 256
Release: 1997

Book Description
Profiles nearly 150 dog breeds, providing color photos and covering their temperament, history, and physical characteristics, and discusses general dog care, including nutrition, grooming, breeding, training, health care, and first aid.



Encyclopedia Of Dog Breeds by Ernest H. Hart

Encyclopedia Of Dog Breeds
Author: Ernest H. Hart
Publisher: Tfh Publications Incorporated
ISBN:
Size: 56.40 MB
Page: 783
Release: 1975

Book Description
A reference to canine evolution and genetics, the mechanics of dog care and the histories of the major breeds



The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Dog Breeds by Joan Palmer

Encyclopedia Of Dog Breeds
Author: Joan Palmer
Publisher: Wellfleet Press
ISBN: 9780785800309
Size: 47.44 MB
Page: 256
Release: 2011-01-08

Book Description
Lavishly illustrated, the 256 page directory of breeds is presented by group in the order: non-sporting, working, herding, gundogs, hounds, terriers and toy. The background to each breed is detailed - its origins, development, characteristics and, where applicable, mode of working. Breed standards are given as well as care boxes for at a glance tips for looking after each breed. Also featured are some 79 rare breeds, ranging from the ancient Hellenic Hound to the highly specialized Lundehund, or Norwegian Puffin Dog. An introductory sections covers the history of dogs, ranging back over the millennia to the wild dogs which first warmed themselves at the fires of early humans. There follow sections on the anatomy, physiology, and psychology of the dog, and specialist terminology is illustrated with examples taken from the breeds featured in the Encyclopedia. Photographs, maps, and drawings show how particular conformations and characteristics have evolved into groupings which are recognized today.



The Dog Encyclopedia by Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

Encyclopedia Of Dog Breeds
Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: 9781409364214
Size: 30.58 MB
Page: 360
Release: 2013

Book Description
The definitive visual guide to dogs The Dog Encyclopedia is the comprehensive compendium dedicated to all things canine. From Beethoven to Toto, dogs have been adored for their unswerving loyalty and companionship throughout history and this is the perfect celebration of man's best friend. This extensive catalogue of over 400 dog breeds, from Labradors to German shepherds and every pedigree in between, provides photographs and profiles detailing character, compatible owner traits, and breed-specific advice. You'll also find features on famous fictional dogs, canine heroes, and a fact-packed guide to canine evolution including sports and the jobs dogs have performed over the years. Expert advice on everything from exercise and feeding your pooch to grooming and puppy training is included, along with an invaluable section on care to help you quickly identify and deal with any dog health problems. Covering history, breeds, dog care, hound health and training, The Dog Encyclopedia is an indispensable owner's guide and reference for every soon-to-be dog whisperer.



The Ultimate Encyclopedia Of Dogs Dog Breeds Dog Care by Peter Larkin

Encyclopedia Of Dog Breeds
Author: Peter Larkin
Publisher: Lorenz Books
ISBN: 9780754811862
Size: 42.43 MB
Page: 256
Release: 2003-04-30

Book Description
Provides descriptions of 180 dog breeds, with information on grooming, exercise, feeding, caring for a dog, and each dog's character and temperament.



Encyclopedia Of Dogs by

Encyclopedia Of Dog Breeds
Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780755494958
Size: 20.41 MB
Page: 128
Release: 2014-01

Book Description
A full colour educational encyclopedia filled with fascinating facts to educate children. One of a range of titles in the North Parade Publishing Encyclopedia series.



Dogs by Peter Larkin

Encyclopedia Of Dog Breeds
Author: Peter Larkin
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781840383751
Size: 43.65 MB
Page: 256
Release: 2000-01-01

Book Description
A comprehensive visual guide to more than 180 breeds from all over the world with fascinating descriptions of each breed, including essential information on grooming, feeding and exercise as well as insights into each dog's character and temperament.