The Complete Dog Breed Book

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465441344

Category: Pets

Page: 352

View: 6464

An extensive, exquisitely photographed catalog of more than 400 dog breeds (with a special feature on the top 50), The Complete Dog Breed Book is the essential guide to choosing, caring for, and training your dog. Combining dog breeds, behavior, care, and training in one easy-reference volume, The Complete Dog Breed Book contains everything you need to know about our canine companions.

The Complete Dog Breed Book

Choose the Perfect Dog For You

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1409378837

Category: Pets

Page: 352

View: 8206

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 Cat Breed Book

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1409350037

Category: Pets

Page: 256

View: 2627

Choose the perfect cat for you From Siamese to Sphynx cats, The Complete Cat Breed Book will help you choose the perfect companion for you. Fully illustrated and featuring over 150 of the world's best-loved cat breeds, this is the only cat breed guide you'll ever need. Complete with breed history, appearance and personality traits with Q&A charts, you're sure to find all the information necessary when choosing your cat. Also find expert advice on communicating with your cat and top tips on tackling behavioural problems such as ankle biting or furniture scratching. A concise care programme will cover all stages of your cat's life, from establishing a routine to dealing with common health problems. The Complete Cat Breed Book is a one-stop manual to helping you become the owner of a happy, healthy, well-mannered cat.

The Complete Dog Book

The Photograph, History, and Official Standard of Every Breed Admitted to AKC Registration, and the Selection, Training, Breeding, Care, and Feeding of Pure-bred Dogs

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780876054642

Category: Dog breeds

Page: 724

View: 303

An official publication of the American Kennel Club discusses different breeds, choosing the right dog, and dog obedience.

Complete Guide to Dog Breeds

Everything You Need to Know to Choose the Right Dog for You

Author: Diane Morgan

Publisher: Tfh Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9780793837335

Category: Pets

Page: 255

View: 5414

Provide pertinent information about different dog breeds to assist potential owners in choosing the right type of dog for their lifestyle, including personality, physical attributes, exercise and housing requirements, and trainability.

Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds

Author: Caroline Coile

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764167294

Category:

Page: 380

View: 5981

Updated with the latest information on canine breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club, this illustrated volume features profiles of more than 150 breeds, including 27 new breeds, plus information on each breed's exercise needs, compatibility with children, and more. Includes color photos.

World Atlas of Dog Breeds

Author: Dominique De Vito,Heather Russell-Revesz,Stephanie Fornino

Publisher: TFH Publications

ISBN: 9780793806560

Category: Pets

Page: 959

View: 8386

World Atlas of Dog Breeds is a TFH Publication.

Every Dog

A Book of 500 Breeds

Author: Nancy Hajeski

Publisher: Firefly Books

ISBN: 9781770858251

Category:

Page: 536

View: 8757

Every Dog: A Book of Over 450 Breeds packs in a lot of information. Illustrations, text, charts, tables and icons make it an ideal reference for all dog lovers, who will enjoy flipping through the pages. The over 450 breeds are thoroughly researched and represent canines from around the world. They range from rare breeds for the dog lover that wants something different, to the favorite breeds that make for a reliable choice. There are ancient breeds and modern breeds, including the "designer dogs" that have become so popular in recent years. The over 450 breeds are organized into various categories, such as type (which share loosely common ancestry and traits), purpose, and more. For example, Spitz-Type Dogs typically have thick and dense fur, pointed ears and muzzles, and puffy tails that curl up and over their rears. They descend from ancient breeds that came from Arctic regions. Spitz dogs include the Akita, Canaan, American Eskimo, and the Pomeranian. Each breed is described on one page and includes these details: English and any alternative names, place of origin and year of first known introduction Icons and keys indicating all available coat colors; exercise requirements; graph indicating average weight, height and life expectancies At a Glance chart rating Intelligence; Ease of training; Affection; Playfulness; Good guard dogs; Good with children; Good with other dogs; and Grooming required. Descriptive text and a brief history of the breed Two color photographs, one adult and one puppy. Every Dog: A Book of Over 450 Breeds is a fabulous reference. In addition to the hundreds of breeds of all type, origin and purpose, the book includes the many designer breeds developed over the last couple of decades, making it undoubtedly the most up to date and detailed breed book currently available.

The American Kennel Club's Meet the Breeds

Dog Breeds from A to Z

Author: American Kennel Club

Publisher: I5 Press

ISBN: 9781937049379

Category: Pets

Page: 213

View: 1365

Presents information on dog breeds, including size, color, life expectancy, grooming, and temperment.

Meet the Breeds

A Guide to More Than 200 AKC Breeds

Author: American Kennel Club

Publisher: i5 Publishing

ISBN: 1621871193

Category: Pets

Page: 240

View: 2508

With more than 200 registered breeds either in one of the seven Variety Groups or part of the Miscellaneous Class, the American Kennel Club is the world’s largest purebred-dog registry and the governing body for the canine sport in the United States. For someone looking to add a purebred canine companion to his or her life or for the all-around purebred-dog enthusiast, this AKC-authorized fifth edition of Meet the Breeds is a complete, current, and fully illustrated resource on all AKC breeds. Meet the Breeds presents the most current AKC information, introducing readers to two new Miscellaneous breeds, the Barbet and the Kooikerhondje, and documenting the transition from the Miscellaneous Class to full recognition for six other breeds. Fanciers are sure to learn something interesting about their favorite breeds while meeting plenty of new and intriguing furry faces. Inside Meet the Breeds: Considerations for potential dog owners An introduction to each of the groups and a discussion of common traits shared by group members Listings of AKC dog breeds, including each breed’s history and description, temperament, size, coat, color, life expectancy, activity level, grooming and exercise requirements, healthcare, and parent-club and rescue-group contact information. Breed profiles organized alphabetically and color-coded by group Colorful photographs of adult dogs and puppies of each breed

Breeds

A Canine Compendium

Author: Fenella Smith,Brothers McLeod

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1250066336

Category: Pets

Page: 160

View: 3307

From British siblings Greg, Myles, and Fenella comes a funny and charming guide to 150 dogs, each with its own beautiful illustration. From Afghan to Yorkie, Breeds will make dog owners smile.

The Dog Encyclopedia

Author: N.A

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9781465408440

Category: Pets

Page: 360

View: 3864

A photographic catalog of more than four hundred dog breeds discusses each breed's uses, character, and origins, and includes advice on care, health, and training.

The Complete Dog Book

20th Edition

Author: American Kennel Club

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 0307416992

Category: Pets

Page: 880

View: 7657

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 Border Collie

Author: Barbara Swann

Publisher: Ringpress Books Limited

ISBN: 9780948955945

Category: Pets

Page: 190

View: 6245

The definitive list of breed books, written by internationally-famed experts for serious dog people. Although most of the authors are British, the list has true trans-Atlantic appeal, and several titles have won coveted awards from the Dog Writers' Association of America. These include Bullmastiffs Today (Breed Book of the Year 1996/97), The Complete Rhodesian Ridgeback, The Complete Saluki, and Great Danes Today. A number of these titles were previously available in the U.S. through Howell Book House. Complete Border Collie sold 14,000 for Howell from March 1995 to December 2000. Still regarded as the best book on the subject.

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: 4430

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

Training Your Superdog

Author: Gwen Bailey

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780756657123

Category: Pets

Page: 256

View: 6398

Unleash your dog's potential and build a rewarding relationship that will last a lifetime From walking on a loose lead to carrying the shopping, everything you need to know to train your dog and ensure you have a happy and contented canine companion. Starting with choosing the right breed for you, to understanding their exercise needs, learn every aspect of owning and training a dog. Get in-depth instruction on training, from basic obedience to advanced tricks, by following clear, step-by-step explanations and illustrations which show you exactly what to do. Understand your dog, with the aid of the latest research into canine behaviour and learn to correct problems and maximise their potential. A well-trained dog is a well-behaved, healthy and happy dog.

Veterinary Medical Guide to Dog and Cat Breeds

Author: Jerold Bell,Kathleen Cavanagh,Larry Tilley,Francis W. K. Smith

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482241412

Category: Medical

Page: 705

View: 3931

This book provides the veterinary practitioner, student, breeder and pet owner with a complete but quick reference to the diagnosis and management of breed-related medical conditions of dogs and cats. 171 recognized dog breeds and 42 cat breeds are included, organized alphabetically, with all information fully referenced and based on the most recent research. Appendices contain quick reference to condition by breed, available genetic tests and registries. Veterinary Medical Guide to Dog and Cat Breeds is a must have for the general practitioner and an ideal client education tool. Anyone concerned with educating the general public about the medical problems associated with purebred dogs and cats should have this title in their library.

The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Dogs, Dog Breeds & Dog Care

Author: Peter Larkin,Mike J. R. Stockman

Publisher: JG Press

ISBN: 9781572151260

Category: Dog breeds

Page: 256

View: 816

This definitive encyclopedia is a comprehensive visual guide to more than 180 breeds from all over the world. Everything you need to know about dogs, from choosing a breed to grooming, feeding and exercise is described in full detail, and there is a step-by-step guidance through basic first aid and training. Descriptions of each dog's temperament will help you choose the right dog for you and your family.

The Ultimate Guide to Dog Breeds

An Illustrated Encyclopedia

Author: Derek Hall

Publisher: Lorenz Books

ISBN: 9780754822875

Category: Dog breeds

Page: 447

View: 5131

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.

Get to Know Dog Breeds

The 200 Most Popular Breeds

Author: Eva-Maria Kramer

Publisher: Enslow Publishers

ISBN: 9781464404597

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

View: 8183

Whether you are looking for the perfect pet or simply curious about canines, GET TO KNOW DOG BREEDS will make you jump with joy! Learn about the physical traits, grooming needs, origins, and temperaments of more than two hundred dog breeds, categorized according to the tasks they were originally bred for, including herding dogs, hunting dogs, sled dogs, lap dogs, and more.