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Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds
by Ph.D. D. Caroline Coile and Michele Earle-Bridges


Overview - 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.  Read more...

 
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More About Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds by Ph.D. D. Caroline Coile; Michele Earle-Bridges
 
 
 
Overview
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.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780764167294
  • ISBN-10: 0764167294
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
  • Publish Date: August 2015
  • Page Count: 380
  • Dimensions: 11.3 x 9.4 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.5 pounds


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