Australian Shepherds
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Australian Shepherds

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by D. Caroline Coile Ph.D.
     
 

Veterinarian-approved advice and information is emphasized in Barron's Dog Bibles series. Written mainly for first-time owners, these books advise readers on physical and behavioral characteristics they should look for when choosing a puppy. Each book focuses on a specific canine breed, describing the title breed's traits, history, behavior characteristics, and

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Veterinarian-approved advice and information is emphasized in Barron's Dog Bibles series. Written mainly for first-time owners, these books advise readers on physical and behavioral characteristics they should look for when choosing a puppy. Each book focuses on a specific canine breed, describing the title breed's traits, history, behavior characteristics, and recommended training methods, with information on how breed-specific traits influence the relationship between dog and owner. Also described are potential breed-specific health problems owners should look out for. Attractive sidebars present fun facts, breed truths, and helpful hints. A hidden spiral binding ensures that the book will stay open and flat at any desired page. The DVD enclosed with each book presents an informal dog training course for new owners. Each book is filled with attractive color photos. Energetic and intelligent, Aussies are the subjects of this book. They are relatively easy to train and widely known for their eagerness to please their master, Originally bred and still widely used as working dogs, they have become increasingly popular as family companions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781438070162
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/01/2011
Series:
Barron's Dog Bibles Series
Pages:
168
Sales rank:
544,010
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.90(d)

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Australian Shepherds 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Rod949 More than 1 year ago
This book gave me the basics to select (or not) an Australian Sheepdog. Very good information and I suggest anyone wanting to have an Australian Sheepdog read this book first.