The Complete Dog Breed Book

Choose the Perfect Dog For You

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1409378837

Category: Pets

Page: 352

View: 5889


Choose the top dog for your family From spaniels to sheepdogs, The Complete Dog Breed Guide will help you choose the perfect companion for your family. Fully illustrated and featuring over 400 of the world's best-loved breeds, this is the only breed guide you'll ever need. Q&A selector charts help you choose the right dog for your lifestyle plus expert guidance on caring for your dog, understanding its behaviour and training tips ensure that he'll soon becomes everyone's best friend. The Complete Dog Breed Guide is a one-stop manual to helping you become the owner of a happy, healthy, well-behaved dog.

Simon & Schuster's Guide to Dogs

Author: Gino Pugnetti,Elizabeth Meriwether Schuler

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0671255274

Category: Nature

Page: 448

View: 7288


Describes the origins, physical characteristics, personalities, uses, and care requirements of more than three hundred dog breeds

Choosing a Dog Breed Guide

Ow to Choose the Right Dog for You. the Most Popular Dog Breed Characteristics Including Small Breeds, Large Breeds, Toy Dogs, Terriers, Mixed and Rare Breeds

Author: Eric Nolah

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780986600456

Category: Pets

Page: 152

View: 2237


This book is a complete guide for anyone wanting to own a new dog. It contains the essential questions you should ask yourself before getting a dog as well as the essential characteristics for the most popular dog breeds. The book also offers detailed descriptions of the following dog breeds: Afghan Hound, Alaskan Husky, Alaskan Malamute, Basset Hound, Beagle, Border Collie, Bulldog, Chihuahua, Cocker Spaniel, Daschund, Dalmatian, English Shepard, Foxhound, German Shepard, Golden Retriever, Irish Wolfhound, Japanese Sptiz, Lakeland Terrier, Mastiff, Newfoundland, Pomeranian, Poodle, Ridgeback, Rottweiler, Scotch Collie, Tibetan Terrier, Welsh Corgi, Yorkshire Terrier.

The Complete Dog Book

20th Edition

Author: American Kennel Club

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 0307416992

Category: Pets

Page: 880

View: 2179


For more than seventy-five years, The Complete Dog Book has been the premier reference on purebred dogs. Now in its twentieth edition, this treasured guide is an essential volume for every dog owner and owner-to-be. Comprehensive and thoughtfully organized, The Complete Dog Book features all 153 breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club, the official breed standards, breed histories, and photographs. Also included are the twelve most recently recognized breeds: Anatolian Shepherd Dog, Black Russian Terrier, German Pinscher, Glen of Imaal Terrier, Havanese, Löwchen, Neapolitan Mastiff, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, Parson Russell Terrier, Polish Lowland Sheepdog, Spinone Italiano, and Toy Fox Terrier. Along with AKC registration procedures and current forms, The Complete Dog Book includes sections on • choosing the dog that’s right for you • training • nutrition • grooming • responsible breeding • canine first-aid • joining a dog club • Canine Good Citizen® program • every AKC sport: Agility, Conformation, Coonhound, Earthdog, Field Trials, Herding, Hunt Tests, Junior Showmanship, Lure Coursing, Obedience, Rally, and Tracking Concluding with an extensive glossary of terms and line drawings, The Complete Dog Book is a reference that dog aficionados will turn to again and again. From the Hardcover edition.

The Complete Guide to Border Collies

Author: Caroline Smith

Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC

ISBN: 162884292X

Category: Pets

Page: 168

View: 4721


Get The Definitive Border Collie Ownership Guide. Whether you own a Border Collie, or are considering it, existing owners agree that this is the "must have" owner's manual. Border Collies are extremely rewarding companions that develop loyal bonds with their owners. The breed dates back years, and to this day they are most well-known for their unwavering protective nature and ability to serve as loyal companions. This comprehensive owners guide provides you with the most critical information, resources, and training strategies needed to successfully raise and care for your Border Collie. From choosing the right puppy, to caring for your Border Collie, the information within this guide will serve as your "go to" resource for years to come. Highlights from the The Complete Guide to Border Collies: o The Right and Wrong Reasons for Buying a Border Collie o Breed Overview and Ownership Expectations o How the Border Collie Adoption Process Really Works o All About Border Collie Puppies o Preparing Your Home for a Border Collie o How to Keep Your Dog Healthy, Safe, and Happy o Common Health Problems o Caring for Border Collie Health Issues o Exercise & Activity Expectations o Showing Your Border Collie o Training for Guard Dogs, Therapy Dogs, Herding Dogs, & More o The Aging Process and Life Expectations o Hundreds of Tips and Answers to Frequently Asked Questions As with all dog breeds, there are many advantages and disadvantages to owning a Border Collie. From the day you bring home your new puppy, or adopt, you will be bombarded with questions and concerns. It is critical that you have all of the required proper care information available, at any time, so that you do not make any costly errors or put your new best friend into danger. The importance of proper training and care, from the start, cannot be understated. The worst problems in Border Collie ownership almost always start early. Be pro-active, learn everything there is to know about Border Collies

The Book of the Bitch

A Complete Guide to Understanding and Caring for Bitches

Author: J. M. Evans,Kay White

Publisher: Interpet

ISBN: 9781860540233

Category: Pets

Page: 232

View: 2001


A complete guide to caring for bitches for the experienced breeder and the novice bitch owner

The Complete Guide to Morkies

Everything a new dog owner needs to know about the Maltese x Yorkie dog breed

Author: David Anderson

Publisher: LP Media Inc


Category: Pets

Page: 172

View: 8605


Morkies are a crossbreed of the Maltese and the Yorkshire terrier, bringing out the best of each breed. This crossbreed might possibly be the perfect dog. It is the ideal companion dog that loves to cuddle and has the exact dose of spunk to keep you active. The purpose of this book is to define the common characteristics of Morkies in general. You will discover your Morkie's outstanding qualities and traits and learn how to give it the best life ever. This book will give you a thorough background of your Morkie’s family history, which will make its personality become even more endearing. It will also teach you how to work with your Morkie's moldable personality and teach it to be a delightful little angel. You will learn how to create the perfect environment to teach your Morkie and how to avoid creating bad habits that will come back to haunt you later on in life. This comprehensive guide answers every question you may have including: Is a Morkie puppy for you How to prepare your house for your Morkie puppy Potty training Obedience training How to care for your Morkie Your Morkie's dietary needs Your Morkie and its health Common behavior issues This book will become your go-to guide throughout your Morkie’s life, as it has helpful hints and reminders that will prove to be practical far into your Morkie’s adulthood. Can you raise the perfect dog? Absolutely! Your little bundle of joy will be the proof that a perfect dog does exist. It just requires some patience and love on your part to apply the helpful suggestions found in this book.

The Official Horse Breeds Standards Guide

The Complete Guide to the Standards of All North American Equine Breed Associations

Author: Fran Lynghaug

Publisher: Voyageur Press

ISBN: 1616731710

Category: Pets

Page: 672

View: 4401


This is the only guidebook collecting the official North America breed associations’ standards and conformations, making it a much-needed, handy, and comprehensive reference. Like the American Kennel Club's The Complete Dog Book (now in its 20th printing), this is the book for horse breeds. For each of 118 North American breeds--from ponies and small horses to pleasure horses, draft horses, and thoroughbred racers--the massive 200,000-word guide provides an official history, detailed conformation ideals, descriptions of gait and distinctive traits, temperament, colors, and variations. Fine color photographs complete the detailed picture each entry presents. This guide is destined to become the bible of the horse world.