The Complete Dog Book

20th Edition

Author: American Kennel Club

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 0307416992

Category: Pets

Page: 880

View: 1174

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.

Complete Dog Book For Kids

Author: American Kennel Club

Publisher: Turtleback

ISBN: 9780613823616

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 274

View: 6866

Provides information on all types of dogs, including size, breeds, facts, history, and what type of dog is right for you

The complete dog book

Author: American Kennel Club

Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.

ISBN: 9780345476265

Category: Pets

Page: 858

View: 6645

Describes the official breed standards for the 153 different breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club, offering a history and photo of each breed, covering such topics as choosing the right dog, dog obedience, training, health care and first aid.

The New Complete Dog Book

Official Breed Standards and All-New Profiles for 200 Breeds- Now in Full-Color

Author: The American Kennel Club

Publisher: i5 Publishing

ISBN: 162187091X

Category: Pets

Page: 912

View: 588

The most successful dog book ever published, with over two million copies sold, The New Complete Dog Book is the American Kennel Club’s bible of dogs, the one book that every purebred dog aficionado and expert cannot live without. The Complete Dog Book first appeared 85 years ago and now for the first time has been reformatted and published in full color. A celebration of every breed of dog recognized by the American Kennel Club—over 200 breeds—this volume offers readers: Official standard for every AKC-recognized breed—over 50 more than previous edition—including seven variety Groups and the Miscellaneous Class Newly written breed histories, puppy-buying tips, and pet attributes, each breed written by one of the 200 AKC national parent clubs Over 800 exceptional color photographs of adults and puppies illustrate each four-page breed entry Spotlight on finding well-bred puppies, sports and activities for dogs and owners, AKC programs, and canine anatomy Illustrated glossary of canine terminology I-5 Press is proud to take the helm as the publisher of the longest, continually published dog book in history, following in the footsteps of G.H. Watt Publishers, Halcyon House, Garden City Publishing, Doubleday NY, Howell Book House (Wiley) and Ballantine Books (Random House). This 21st edition of The American Kennel Club’s New Complete Dog Book belongs in every dog lover’s home, the library of every town and institution, and dog club reference section in America.

The Complete Dog Book

A Comprehensive, Practical Care and Training Manual, and a Definitive Encyclopedia of World Breeds

Author: Dr Peter Larkin,Mike Stockman,Peter Larkin, Dr.

Publisher: Southwater

ISBN: 9781780193465

Category: Pets

Page: 256

View: 4084

A visual guide to more than 180 breeds from all over the world, with information on grooming, feeding and exercise, and insights into temperament and suitability; with over 700 beautiful and clear photographs.

The Complete Dog Breed Book

Choose the Perfect Dog For You

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1409378837

Category: Pets

Page: 352

View: 4384

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.

The Complete Dog Book (Classic Reprint)

Author: William A. Bruette

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9780428474478

Category: Pets

Page: 410

View: 5423

Excerpt from The Complete Dog Book The Bench Show standards and scales of points presented in this book are those laid down by the Specialty Clubs in America and Great Britain, and are used in judging the most important shows in this and other countries. They will be found an admirable guide for the uninitiated and will enable the expert judge and fancier to refresh his mind in regard to the mandates of the fancy, whenever he may feel the necessity of so doing. Changes occur in these standards from time to time, and it is the intention of the publisher to incorporate them in successive annual editions, corrected and revised up to the latest expressions of the various Clubs. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

The Essential Dog Book

Author: Peter Larkin,Mike Stockman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780681864856

Category: Dogs

Page: 256

View: 7562

The Complete Dog Massage Manual

Gentle Dog Care

Author: Julia Robertson

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1845843223

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 128

View: 7481

Demonstrates and explains relevant and safe massage for your dog, together with information about how the dog 'works' in relation to what effects massage has. Clear, specially-commissioned photos and technique descriptions explain how you can be so much more in touch with the health of your canine companion

Ich gehöre zu dir

Bailey - Ein Freund fürs Leben - Buch zum Film - Roman

Author: W. Bruce Cameron

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641065178

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 6705

Bailey ist clever, faul und ziemlich frech. Am Ende eines tristen Lebens als Straßenköter fragt er sich, wozu er überhaupt auf der Welt war, und ist verblüfft, plötzlich als wunderschöner Rassehund wiedergeboren zu werden. Der achtjährige Ethan nimmt ihn bei sich auf, und Bailey lernt, was es heißt, einen echten Freund zu haben. Aber seine Reise ist noch nicht beendet, er muss weiterziehen und noch viel lernen. Als er Ethan nach vielen Jahren wiedersieht, ergibt alles plötzlich einen Sinn ...

The New Complete Dog Book

Official Breed Standards and Profiles for Over 200 Breeds

Author: The American Kennel Club

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781621871736

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 7737

The New Complete Dog Book is the American Kennel Club's -Bible- of dogs. For the past 88 years it has been the ultimate breed resource--the one book that no purebred dog aficionado and expert can live without. In addition to being the longest continually published dog book in history, it is also the most successful dog book ever published, with over two million copies sold. The revised and updated 22nd edition contains revised breed standards, changes in breed classifications, and recently recognized breeds. Dog owners, breeders, and clubs will find the most current information here on AKC registration, competitive events, and programs. A celebration of every breed of dog recognized by the American Kennel Club--over 200 breeds--this new 22nd edition offers readers: Official standard for every AKC-recognized breed, including seven variety Groups and the Miscellaneous Class Breed histories, puppy-buying tips, and pet attributes, each breed written by one of the 200 AKC national parent clubs Over 800 exceptional color photographs of adults and puppies illustrate each four-page breed entry Spotlight on finding well-bred puppies, sports and activities for dogs and owners, AKC programs, and canine anatomy Illustrated glossary of canine terminology

Welpen für Dummies

Author: Sarah Hodgson

Publisher: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 9783527702541

Category:

Page: 271

View: 7302

In einen Welpen hat man sich schnell verliebt. Die großen Kulleraugen, die riesigen Pfoten ... einfach süß. Doch bei der Anschaffung und Erziehung eines Welpen kann man viele Fehler machen, und mancher hat die Anschaffung eines Welpen schon bereut. In "Welpen für Dummies" finden Welpenbesitzer, und diejenigen, die es bald werden möchten, alles Wissenswerte rund um die Aufzucht, Erziehung und Pflege des neuen Familienmitglieds. Außerdem findet der Leser viele Tipps, wie die kritischen ersten Monate gemeinsam mit dem Welpen erfolgreich überstanden werden.

Wie Hunde denken und fühlen

die Welt aus Hundesicht: so lernen und kommunizieren Hunde

Author: Stanley Coren

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783440103319

Category:

Page: 350

View: 4285

Leicht verständliche Darstellung der Sinnesleistungen (hören, riechen, sehen, fühlen, schmecken) von Hunden. Weiterhin wird geschildert, wie Hunde lernen, welche Persönlichkeitsmerkmale sie besitzen und in welcher Ausprägung sie über ein Bewusstsein verfügen.

The Complete Encyclopedia of Dogs

Author: Esther J. J. Verhoef-Verhallen

Publisher: Rebo International

ISBN: 9789036614993

Category: Pets

Page: 270

View: 356

This book provides specific information on over 225 breeds of dogs, and each entry is accompanied by a full-color photograph.

Bullshit Jobs

Vom wahren Sinn der Arbeit

Author: David Graeber

Publisher: Klett-Cotta

ISBN: 3608115064

Category: Political Science

Page: 560

View: 9487

Ein Bullshit-Job ist eine Beschäftigungsform, die so völlig sinnlos, unnötig oder schädlich ist, dass selbst der Arbeitnehmer ihre Existenz nicht rechtfertigen kann. Es geht also gerade nicht um Jobs, die niemand machen will, sondern um solche, die eigentlich niemand braucht. Im Zuge des technischen Fortschritts sind zahlreiche Arbeitsplätze durch Maschinen ersetzt worden. Trotzdem ist die durchschnittliche Arbeitszeit nicht etwa gesunken, sondern auf durchschnittlich 41,5 Wochenstunden gestiegen. Wie konnte es dazu kommen? David Graeber zeigt in seinem bahnbrechenden neuen Buch, warum immer mehr überflüssige Jobs entstehen und welche verheerenden Konsequenzen diese Entwicklung für unsere Gesellschaft hat. Im Jahr 1930 sagte der britische Ökonom John Maynard Keynes voraus, dass durch den technischen Fortschritt heute niemand mehr als 15 Stunden pro Woche arbeiten müsse. Fast ein Jahrhundert danach stellt David Graeber fest, dass die Gegenwart anders aussieht: Die durchschnittliche Arbeitszeit ist gestiegen und immer mehr Menschen üben Tätigkeiten aus, die unproduktiv und daher eigentlich überflüssig sind – als Immobilienmakler, Investmentbanker oder Unternehmensberater. Es sind Jobs, die keinen sinnvollen gesellschaftlichen Beitrag leisten. Es sind Bullshit-Jobs. Warum bezahlt eine Ökonomie solche Tätigkeiten, die sie nicht braucht? Wie ist es zu dieser Entwicklung gekommen? Und was können wir dagegen tun? David Graeber, einer der radikalsten politischen Denker unserer Zeit, geht diesem Phänomen auf den Grund. Ein packendes Plädoyer gegen die Ausweitung sinnloser Arbeit, die die moralischen Grundfesten unserer Gesellschaft ins Wanken bringt.