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Dachshund: A Dog For Town and Country
     

Dachshund: A Dog For Town and Country

by Ann Gordon, Julia M. Cranford
 

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An intimate look at America's fifth most popular breed

Is there any breed more recognizable than a Dachshund? The lovable wiener dogs have captured America's heart and imagination with their noble bearing and comical personalities. And the breed truly offers something for everyone, with long coats, wire coats, and smooth coats, standard size and miniatures. This

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An intimate look at America's fifth most popular breed

Is there any breed more recognizable than a Dachshund? The lovable wiener dogs have captured America's heart and imagination with their noble bearing and comical personalities. And the breed truly offers something for everyone, with long coats, wire coats, and smooth coats, standard size and miniatures. This book examines the characteristics that make a Dachshund so special. From choosing the right puppy to basic care and training to old age, every aspect of Dachshund ownership is covered. You'll meet famous Dachies past and present, and learn what makes them great. All the sports Dachshunds can compete in are discussed, along with show ring requirements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582451589
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Series:
Best of Breed Library Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.82(d)

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Meet the Author

ANN GORDON has been involved with Dachshunds for more than 40 years. During 20 of those years, she bred and showed standard smooth Dachshunds in conformation competition under the kennel name of Ravenridge. In 1969, she was licensed by the American Kennel Club to judge Dachshunds and has judged throughout the United States and Canada. She is also licensed to judge Basset Hounds. Over the years, she has had the honor to judge at four of the Dachshund Club of America's national specialty shows. Not long after she became involved in Dachshunds, Ann became a member of the Dachshund Club of America. Over the many years that she has been a member of this organization, she has served in the capacity of 2nd Vice-President, 1st Vice-President, and as a member of the Board of Directors, a position in which she presently serves. Ann is the Dachshund breed columnist for the AKC Gazette and has been writing the column for the past 17 years.

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