The Dog Encyclopedia

The Dog Encyclopedia

by DK Publishing
     
 

Covering the history, breeds, care, health, and positive training of dogs — all in one easy reference — The Dog Encyclopedia is a fully illustrated encyclopedia of all things canine.

With an extensive photographic catalog of more than 400 dog breeds, organized by to FCI groupings, each profile describes the breed's uses and character, lists

Overview

Covering the history, breeds, care, health, and positive training of dogs — all in one easy reference — The Dog Encyclopedia is a fully illustrated encyclopedia of all things canine.

With an extensive photographic catalog of more than 400 dog breeds, organized by to FCI groupings, each profile describes the breed's uses and character, lists compatible owner traits, and shares fascinating facts about the breed's origins.

Dog owners, breeders, and fans will also learn about canine anatomy and body systems; instinct and behavior; how dogs interact with humans; and the essentials of good care.

The book gives expert advice on equipment, handling, exercise, play, feeding, grooming, and breeding. Basic dog training is also covered, and an invaluable section on health will enable you to identify problems quickly and know exactly what to do in an emergency.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Along with stunning photos, the book also has helpful "care and training" basics…as well as amazing illustrations of canine anatomy and interesting dog-culture coverage of canine evolution, art, lore and history. An engrossing and entertaining book for the whole family to savor." – The Bark Magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781465408440
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
07/15/2013
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
161,512
Product dimensions:
10.20(w) x 12.00(h) x 1.30(d)

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DK Publishing is world renowned for its distinctive, highly visual books that inform, inspire, and entertain readers of all ages.

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