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For Bea by Kristin von Kreisler

An angelic vision in white, the Bichon Frise radiates with a warmth and friendliness that is all his own. As a family dog, home companion and show dog, this perfect "powderpuff" makes a reliable, affectionate pet who has won millions of fans around the world with his intelligence, adaptability and flawless beauty. This colorful and useful book provides the much-needed accurate information about Bichons and their ancestry in Europe, character and standard, as well as puppy selection, feeding, grooming, training, preventative health care and behavior of the breed. The new owner will welcome advice about puppy-proofing the home, preparing for the pup's arrival, housebreaking and preventing puppy problems. In addition to an authoritative, comprehensive text, this book presents over 135 photographs in full color, which prove to be as informative as they are attractive. Helpful hints and important information are highlighted to provide easy access to everything the reader needs to know about life with a Bichon Frise from puppyhood to the senior years.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781585423682
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/09/2004
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 218,120
Product dimensions: 5.02(w) x 7.47(h) x 0.57(d)
Age Range: 18 - 14 Years

About the Author

Kristin von Kreisler is a bestselling author of books about the animals she has loved and rescued her entire life, including Earnest, An Unexpected Grace, For Bea, and The Compassion of Animals. She now travels across the country speaking about animal welfare, but prior to that, worked as a freelance journalist and teacher. She lives with her husband on an island in Washington.

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4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
For Bea was a truly touching story about a dog that learned the power of love and forgiveness. Truly moving! A must read.
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*he gulps down her milk*
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its really touching
Guest More than 1 year ago
A true story of how a beagle was taken in by this older couple. Bea the beagle having problems from being tested on at a lab is very nervous and learns to love her new owners. A very funny and yet emotional book of a dog who lives her life to the fullest with her lovable owners. A definate 5 stars and two thumbs up!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Another wknderful beagle book on love and devotion.