The Complete Dog Book

The Complete Dog Book

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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.

Baker & Taylor
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.

Baker
& Taylor

An official publication of the American Kennel Club describes tthe official breed standards for the 153 different breeds recognized by the AKC, offering a history and photo of each breed, along with tips choosing the right dog, dog obedience and training, health care and first aid, and more. 35,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c2006
Edition: 20th ed
ISBN: 9780345480927
0345480929
9780345476265
0345476263
Branch Call Number: 636.71 COM
Characteristics: xxi, 858 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: American Kennel Club

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