Dog Facts

Dog Facts

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by Joan Palmer, John Francis, David Kemp, Wayne Ford
     
 

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Are dogs really “man’s best friend”? When, where and how did the Rottweiler originate—and after what is it named? Which breed of dog yodels, rather than barks? In Dog Facts you will find the answers to these and hundreds of other fascinating questions. The book is a treasure trove of instantly accessible information that will appeal toSee more details below

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Are dogs really “man’s best friend”? When, where and how did the Rottweiler originate—and after what is it named? Which breed of dog yodels, rather than barks? In Dog Facts you will find the answers to these and hundreds of other fascinating questions. The book is a treasure trove of instantly accessible information that will appeal to dog-lovers everywhere.

The main section of the book is a comprehensive, visual dog directory, with beautiful, all-color illustrations depicting the world’s best-loved dog breeds. From the athletic German Shepherd dog to the lovable Yorkshire Terrier, each breed is described in full detail, with coverage of such essentials as history, approximate size and weight, color and coat variations, and suitability as pets. There are expert insights into every aspect of dog character, behavior and care, explaining canine thought processes and motivations, and singling out what to look for to ensure your dog’s health and happiness.

Illustrated throughout with full-color drawings and photographs, plus many detailed explanatory sketches, Dog Facts is an indispensable reference resource. It is the ultimate visual guide to the absorbing world of dogs in all their shapes and forms

  • Features a comprehensive all-color dog identifier, covering all the world’s most popular breeds.
  • Explains dog behavior, thought processes and physical characteristics to help you build up a lasting, loving relationship.
  • Includes intriguing dog-watching tips and reveals the truth behind many dog myths.
  • Lists what to lookfor to ensure your dog’s health and happiness.


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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880296847
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
10/07/1991
Pages:
160

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