The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Dog Breeds by Joan Palmer

The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Dog Breeds
Author: Joan Palmer
Publisher: Wellfleet Press
ISBN: 9780785800309
Size: 57.17 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.



Encyclopedia Of Dog Breeds by D. Caroline Coile

The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Dog Breeds
Author: D. Caroline Coile
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
ISBN:
Size: 70.65 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.



Dog Breeds Of The World by Mike J. R. Stockman

The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Dog Breeds
Author: Mike J. R. Stockman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780754800217
Size: 56.56 MB
Page: 168
Release: 2000-01

Book Description
Offers information on history, health, temperament, feeding, and grooming, including a photograph of each breed helpful for identification.



The Ultimate Guide To Dog Breeds by Derek Hall

The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Dog Breeds
Author: Derek Hall
Publisher: Lorenz Books
ISBN: 9780754822875
Size: 70.79 MB
Page: 447
Release: 2010

Book Description
This book first describes the origins and nature of the dog, and provides valuable advice and guidance concerning all aspects of dog ownership and care, including choosing and keeping your animal healthy - whether it be a pedigree or a cross-breed.



The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Dogs Puppies by Sean O'Meara

The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Dog Breeds
Author: Sean O'Meara
Publisher: Glame Tree Pub
ISBN: 9781847862273
Size: 73.63 MB
Page: 352
Release: 2008

Book Description
Part of a great new series of comprehensive and accessible encyclopedias on our favourite animals, this is your definitive guide to the dog. Discover the dog throughout history and culture, its uses and status, anatomy, appearance and behaviour, and take in a wealth of practical advice on how to choose a dog, care, health, breeding, training and showing your dog. Information on evolution and classification is included before succinct clear entries go on to cover all the main breeds of dog (nearly 400), organised by geographical origin and then by size. Helpful statistics and icons provide essential information at a glance.



Illustrated Guide To 140 Dog Breeds by Katharina Von der Leyen

The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Dog Breeds
Author: Katharina Von der Leyen
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
ISBN:
Size: 75.75 MB
Page: 158
Release: 2000

Book Description
This encyclopedia to 140 canine breeds--including a few relatively unknown breeds in North America--presents entries alphabetically, with color photos, capsule descriptions, and sidebar charts that list physical traits and general exercise and space needs. 150 color photos.



The Dog Encyclopedia by Constantin Olaru

The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Dog Breeds
Author: Constantin Olaru
Publisher: SC Active Business Development Srl
ISBN: 9786069316269
Size: 79.47 MB
Page: 180
Release: 2016-02-05

Book Description
Covering the breeds, care, health, and positive training of dogs -- all in one easy reference -- The Dog Encyclopedia is an illustrated encyclopedia of all things canine. With an extensive catalog of more than 100 dog breeds, this book includes photos and descriptions of breeds from around the world. 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 tips for looking after each breed. Dog owners, breeders, and fans will also learn about canine anatomy and body systems; instinct and behavior; how dogs interact with humans; and the essentials of good care. If you are thinking about buying a dog or you have a dog, you need to know some basic facts about healthcare, grooming, diet, vaccinations, training etc. "The Dog Encyclopedia" has valuable information to help you give your pet the care it needs. A dog depends on the owner to look after it. If you want your pet to develop into a happy and well-behaved companion you can't bypass this book. The book also gives expert advice on basic dog training. Dog Training doesn't need to be difficult, frustrating or something only professionals can do. The best way to teach is through positive training because its what keeps your dog listening and interested. Dog learn best when they want to learn. This book shows you how to optimize your dog's energy to create constructive behavior.