Skye Terrier

Skye Terrier

by Muriel P. Lee

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Skye Terrier by Muriel P. Lee

Elegant and dignified, the Skye Terrier, named for the rugged Isle of Skye, stands tall among Scotland’s “below the knee” terriers in character and courage. Few pure-bred dogs match the Skye Terrier in independence and liberal thinking, as this intelligent terrier has a mind of his own and a heart to share with his like-minded, well-informed keeper, who is not averse to a little humility in the training department. Although not a choice for the first-time dog owner, the Skye Terrier proves to be a loyal and devoted companion to those he loves. Likened to a caterpillar, the Skye has a look all his own, “long, low and level” with a profuse coat that “falls straight down either side of the body,” according to the breed standard. The Skye will most assuredly act like a Skye, delighting and challenging his ever-devoted master.

Terrier breed expert and author, Muriel P. Lee provides an up-to-date look at the Skye Terrier, including the breed’s history in England and the United States as well as its character and breed standard. The author also details everything that a new owner needs to know about acquiring a well-bred Skye Terrier puppy, bringing him into a safe home and establishing a house-training and obedience regimen. In addition to the basics of everyday care, including feeding, grooming and exercise, this comprehensive guide also includes up-to-date information on healthcare, written by Dr. Lowell Ackerman, well-known Harvard lecturer and veterinarian.

Lavishly illustrated, this excellent chapter on preventive healthcare advises owners on selecting a qualified veterinarian, controlling parasites, vaccinations and infectious diseases and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781621870548
Publisher: Lumina Media
Publication date: 09/25/2012
Series: Comprehensive Owner's Guide
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 155
File size: 7 MB

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