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The Complete Dog Book

The Complete Dog Book

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The Complete Dog Book, Revised 19th Edition

Since the first edition was published in 1929, The Complete Dog Book has been the premier reference on purebred dogs. The Complete Dog Book contains the official breed standards for all 146 breeds recognized by the AKC. The totally Revised 19th Edition also features complete breed histories and a reworked

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The Complete Dog Book, Revised 19th Edition

Since the first edition was published in 1929, The Complete Dog Book has been the premier reference on purebred dogs. The Complete Dog Book contains the official breed standards for all 146 breeds recognized by the AKC. The totally Revised 19th Edition also features complete breed histories and a reworked Glossary. Enhanced sections include "Living with Your Dog" and "Canine Health and First Aid." This revised edition contains numerous new photographs and provides authoritative information on training and all aspects of dog ownership. New to the 19th Edition are standards, histories and photographs for the seven breeds that gained AKC recognition since the 18th Edition: the American Eskimo Dog, Australian Shepherd, Border Collie, Canaan Dog, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Greater Swiss Mountain Dog and Shiba Inu. This is in addition to those breeds currently in the Miscellaneous Class. Agility Trials and Earthdog Trials, along with the Canine Good Citizen® program, have been added to the growing list of AKC events. All the sports, with all the titles, are covered in this Revised 19th Edition. It's All Here! The official standard for every AKC breed, along with a photo and a detailed history of the breed. Sections on:

  • AKC registration procedures, including the latest forms
  • Joining a dog club
  • Choosing the right dog for you
  • Training
  • Nutrition
  • Responsible breeding
  • Grooming
  • Canine first aid and health
  • A complete Glossary, including anatomical drawings
Every AKC sport, what titles are available and how to get involved:
  • Agility Trials
  • Canine Good Citizen® Program
  • Conformation Shows
  • Coonhound Events
  • Earthdog Trials
  • Field Trials
  • Hunting Tests and Trials
  • Herding Tests and Trials
  • Junior Showmanship
  • Lure Coursing Tests and Trials
  • Obedience Trials
  • Tracking Tests

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780876054635
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/01/1985
Edition description:
17th ed
Pages:
768

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