Encyclopedia of the Dog

Encyclopedia of the Dog

by Caroline Taggart
     
 

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Dogs have been at humankind's side throughout evolution and have always been valued for their intelligence and loyalty. This beautifully illustrated encyclopedia contains all the information a dog lover and enthusiast needs. From adopting a puppy to healthcare and dietary requirements; and from the evolution and domestication of dogs to show and working breeds. The

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Dogs have been at humankind's side throughout evolution and have always been valued for their intelligence and loyalty. This beautifully illustrated encyclopedia contains all the information a dog lover and enthusiast needs. From adopting a puppy to healthcare and dietary requirements; and from the evolution and domestication of dogs to show and working breeds. The book also contains a directory of over 120 breeds from around the world. Illustrated throughout, this section contains a wealth of information on the origins, characteristics, and size of each breed, which will enable readers to learn about the more unusual breeds and also to make an informed decision about which breed may be the most suitable for their needs and lifestyle.

With sections on every aspect of dog life and care—history, breed characteristics, physiology and behavior, healthcare, training, grooming, showing, and working—illustrated with hundreds of beautiful full-color photographs, the Encyclopedia of the Dog is the ultimate guidebook to our canine friends. A must for dog lovers everywhere!

Caroline Taggart has edited and contributed to many books on a wide range of subjects but specializes in animals and natural history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760770771
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
04/15/2005
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.62(h) x 0.83(d)

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