Complete Dog Book for Kids

Overview

Watch the magical world of dogs come alive in The Complete Dog Book For Kids

Also Includes:

* Tips for finding the right dog for you

* Health care and training basics

* Information about the world of purebred dogs, from Junior Showmanship competitions to the informal Canine Good Citizen program

A Howell Dog Book of Distinction

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Overview

Watch the magical world of dogs come alive in The Complete Dog Book For Kids

Also Includes:

* Tips for finding the right dog for you

* Health care and training basics

* Information about the world of purebred dogs, from Junior Showmanship competitions to the informal Canine Good Citizen program

A Howell Dog Book of Distinction

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Adapted for kids from the American Kennel Club's "Complete Dog Book". Every AKC recognized breed is described with nice color photos and simple text, including "fun facts," excerpts from the "Standard", and maps showing place of origin. Information on selecting, training, and taking care of a dog is also included. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780613823616
  • Publisher: Demco Media
  • Publication date: 11/1/1996
  • Pages: 274
  • Product dimensions: 8.42 (w) x 11.02 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.
Introduction.
PART 1: Dogs and The American Kennel Club.
1. Before You Buy a Dog.
2. What Is the American Kennel Club?
3. The Sport of Dogs.
4. You and Your Dog.
5. Anatomy and Measuring a Dog.
PART 2: Akc-Recognized Breeds, by Group.
Sporting Dogs.
Hounds.
Working Dogs.
Terriers.
Toy Dogs.
Non-Sporting Dogs.
Herding Dogs.
Miscellaneous Class.
PART 3: Your Healthy Dog.
6. Basic Health Concerns.
7. Preventive Care.
8. Illness and First Aid.
9. Training.
Glossary.
Index.
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