Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds

Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds

Book - 2015
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Baker & Taylor
Profiles each AKC breed, covering breed history, physical traits, health, longevity, behavior, and exercise needs.

Perseus Publishing
Updated with the latest information on canine breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club, this lavishly illustrated volume has an all-new design and features a treasure trove of information for dog lovers, owners, breeders, and prospective buyers. It begins with a detailed discussion of breed evolution, focusing on the physical and behavioral traits that distinguish one canine breed from another. The book's main section profiles more than 175 breeds, including 27 new breeds, arranged in the general categories specified by the AKC--Sporting Group, Hound Group, Working Group, Terrier Group, Toy Group, Non-Sporting Group, and Herding Group. Advice for prospective dog owners will help to ensure they are choosing a breed that is compatible with their lifestyle and needs. They will also find information on each breed's vulnerability to specific health problems, longevity, exercise needs, compatibility with children, and much more. Profuse illustrations include color photos of all listed breeds.
Updated with the latest information on canine breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club, this illustrated volume features profiles of more than 175 breeds, including 27 new breeds, plus information on each breed's exercise needs, compatibility with children, and more. Includes color photos.

Publisher: Hauppauge, NY :, Barron's Educational Series,, [2015]
Edition: Third edition
Description: vii, 392 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780764167294
0764167294
Branch Call Number: 636.7103 Coi
Additional Contributors: Earle-Bridges, Michele.

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Apr 08, 2020

This book explains almost all you need to know about dogs.

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DarhkCanary
Oct 23, 2019

It is really a good book! (read comment below). It is really informational.

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jmmoley2
Jan 02, 2019

A really awesome book! If you are looking for a book to tell you all about dog breeds this is it!

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