Basset Hound Owner's Surival Guide

Basset Hound Owner's Surival Guide

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Basset Hound Owner's Surival Guide by Diane Morgan, Pam Posey-Tanzey

The Basset Hound Owner's Survival Guide will delight every Basset Hound aficionado with its light-hearted look at this quirky breed of dog. Filled with charming stories, photos and drawings of Bassets, this book also provides the reader with Basset care essentials and a history of the breed. A must-have for every lover of the inscrutable Basset.
A Howell Dog Book of Distinction

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780876050187
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 03/04/1998
Series: Howell Reference Ser.
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 809,725
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Diane Morgan lives in Western Maryland where she shares 5 acres with four Bassets, two Setters, two cats,a pond of goldfish and two human beings, John and Web. Diane and her friends serve as foster parents for homeless Bassets. When not working with animal rescue, she teaches philosophy and literature at Wilson College in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Diane is the author of Understanding Your Horse's Lameness, and several magazine articles about dogs, horses, pigs and Tennessee Williams. She has also won prizes for a number of her poems, none of which were about Basset Hounds. About the Artist Pam Posey-Tanzey has been an illustrator for 13 years. In 1997 she received five nominations for Best Illustration by the Dog Writers Association of America and won two Maxwell Awards. Pam lives in Oceanside, California with her husband Tim and their two Bassets, Gracie and Duncan. Seven year old Gracie has her own comic strip, a Companion Dog title and is a therapy dog. One year old Duncan has taken obedience classes since he was a baby. Now studying to be a handsome dog, he is always happy and enjoys tearing up paper.

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction--Or Why Get One of Those Things in the First Place?

ONE: The History of the Beast.

TWO: Basset Acquisition.

THREE: The Beauty of the Beast, or Is There Something Wrong with That Dog? It Looks Awful!

FOUR: Personality (Weird) and Habits (Beastly).

FIVE: Training the Basset: An Exercise in Futility?

SIX: Dog Shows and Related Beastly Events.

SEVEN: The Beast Feasts: Your Basset's Diet.

EIGHT: Caring for Your Basset.

NINE: Under the Weather: The Beast Is Indisposed.

TEN: The Basset Hound Owner.

ELEVEN: Basset Resources.

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