Perfect Match: A Dog Buyer's Guide

Perfect Match: A Dog Buyer's Guide

by Chris Walkowicz

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This book is a must for anyone considering a canine addition to the family. Nearly 150 breeds are presented with a full photo for each and a complete checklist including personality and physical characteristics, as well as both possitive and negative attributes. Never before has there been such depth of truth and authority collected in one comprehensive volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780876057674
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 09/01/1996
Series: Howell Reference Ser.
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 877,621
Product dimensions: 6.22(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Chris Walkowicz has had a lifelong involvement with dogs as a breeder, trainer/behaviorist, lecturer, writer, and now judge of purebred dogs. She is the co-author of Old Dogs, Old Friends, and Successful Dog Breeding.

Table of Contents

Designer Dogs.

Alphabetical Listing of Breeds.

1. Who Says You Can't Buy Love?

2. Reading Between the Lines, or Caveat Emptor.

3. Be a Sport (Sporting Dogs).

4. To the Hounds! (Hounds).

5. A Dog's Work Is Never Done (Working Breeds).

6. Heart of a Lion (Terriers).

7. More than a Toy (Toys).

8. Potpourri (Non-Sporting Dogs).

9. Round Up (Herding Breeds).

10. Et Cetera (Miscellaneous and Rare Breeds).


Walkowicz's Words to the Wise.

Medical Glossary.


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