The Kennel Club's Illustrated Breed Standards: The Official Guide to Registered Breeds

Author: The Kennel Club

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473550742

Category: Pets

Page: 464

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The Kennel Club's Breed Standards form the basis for judging dogs at all licensed breed shows. This fully revised edition of the authoritative guide outlines the descriptive 'standards' for each of the 201 pure breeds of dog now recognised by the Kennel Club. The book has been completely updated by a panel of experts to incorporate the latest standards for all breeds in each of the principal categories - Hound, Gundog, Terrier, Utility, Working, Pastoral and Toy. As well as providing a beautiful colour photograph of each dog, each entry contains a history of the breed, including its origins and function, as well as a full description outlining its essential features. There is also useful advice on the nature of each breed and practical information to help guide anyone who is buying a dog, as well as a glossary of canine terms. This book is essential reading for anyone who owns, or hopes to own, a pedigree dog and is indispensable for breeders, judges and those professionally involved with dogs.

The Kennel Club's Illustrated Breed Standards

The Official Guide to Registered Breeds

Author: The Kennel Club

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473501148

Category: Pets

Page: 448

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The Kennel Club's Breed Standards form the basis for judging dogs at all licensed breed shows. This fully revised edition of the authoritative guide outlines the descriptive 'standards' for each of the 200 pure breeds of dog now recognised by the Kennel Club and provides pictures of a further nine recognised breeds. The book has been completely updated by a panel of experts to incorporate the latest standards for all breeds in each of the principal categories - Hound, Gundog, Terrier, Utility, Working, Pastoral and Toy. As well as providing a beautiful colour photograph of each dog, each entry contains a history of the breed, including its origins and function, as well as a full description outlining its essential features. There is also useful advice on the nature of each breed and practical information to help guide anyone who is buying a dog, such as daily exercise requirements, temperament and grooming needs, as well as a glossary of canine terms. This book is essential reading for anyone who owns, or hopes to own, a pedigree dog and is indispensable for breeders, judges and those professionally involved with dogs.

The Kennel Club's Illustrated Breed Standards

The Official Guide to Registered Breeds

Author: Kennel Club

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0091928540

Category: Dog breeds

Page: 448

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A new edition of the definitive guide to official breed standards, authorized by the organization behind Crufts, the largest annual dog show in the world Forming the basis for judging dogs at all licensed breed shows, this fully revised edition outlines the descriptive "standards" for each of the 200 pure breeds of dog now recognized by the Kennel Club, and provides pictures of a further nine recognized breeds. The book has been completely updated by a panel of experts to incorporate the latest standards for all breeds in each of the principal categories—hound, gundog, terrier, utility, working, pastoral, and toy. As well as providing a color photograph of each dog, each entry contains a history of the breed, including its origins and function, as well as a full description outlining its essential features. There is also useful advice on the nature of a dog and practical information to help guide a purchaser in their choice of breed, such as daily exercise requirements, temperament, and grooming needs, as well as a glossary of canine terms. This book is essential reading for anyone who owns, or hopes to own, a pure-bred dog, and is indispensable for breeders, judges and those professionally involved with dogs.

The Complete Dog Book

The Photograph, History, and Official Standard of Every Breed Admitted to AKC Registration, and the Selection, Training, Breeding, Care, and Feeding of Pure-bred Dogs

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780876054642

Category: Dog breeds

Page: 724

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An official publication of the American Kennel Club discusses different breeds, choosing the right dog, and dog obedience.

Grooming Manual for the Dog and Cat

Author: Sue Dallas,Diana North,Joanne Angus

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118693272

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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One of the responsibilities of every dog or cat owner is that of coat care. There are many and varied coat types and there is a vast difference between the time it takes to groom a Doberman and an Old English Sheepdog, a Siamese and a Persian cat. This book provides much needed guidance for groomers, breeders and owners. It will be invaluable for those taking the City and Guilds 775 Grooming exam and animal care students of all levels. Step by step grooming/clipping techniques are described for the more popular breeds of dog and cat and in each case the technique is illustrated with photographic sequences. The book also includes allied subjects such as skin care, commonly found skin parasites and basic first aid and handling.

An Eye for a Dog

Illustrated Guide to Judging Purebred Dogs

Author: Robert W. Cole

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing

ISBN: 192924214X

Category: Pets

Page: 168

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Robert W. Cole, an international all-breed judge, explains how to assess purebred dogs, covering balance and proportions, features, movement, faults and illusions.

Ultimate Dog Grooming

Author: Eileen Geeson,Barbara Vetter,Lia Whitmore

Publisher: Firefly Books

ISBN: 9781552978733

Category: Pets

Page: 288

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Provides tips on all facets of dog grooming, including grooming for the show ring; gives instructions on grooming for more than 170 breeds; and features advice for starting a dog grooming business.

The American Kennel Club Dog Care and Training

Author: American Kennel Club

Publisher: Howell Book House

ISBN: 9780764536083

Category: Pets

Page: 240

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This book contains chapters that take the new or experienced dog owner through the most fundamental and necessary information on raising, training and caring for a pure bred dog (including common signs of illness and emergency). It includes a primer on how to enter pure bred dogs into competitions and shows and has helpful sidebars, full-color photographs, plus 20 comic strips to illuminate text.

The Dog Trainer's Complete Guide to a Happy, Well-Behaved Pet

Learn the Seven Skills Every Dog Should Have

Author: Jolanta Benal

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 1429985151

Category: Pets

Page: 288

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If you want to raise a happy dog who loves to play and cuddle--but still comes when called and doesn't chew up your favorite shoes--you need Jolanta Benal's The Dog Trainer's Complete Guide to a Happy, Well-Behaved Pet. Jolanta's dog-training philosophy is simple: playful, rewards-based training fosters sociable, polite behavior that is the hallmark of a likeable dog. Harsh, outdated prong collars and choke chains do not. Whether you've just welcomed a new puppy into your life, or are facing some struggles with an already beloved family member, Jolanta has sound advice on everything you want to know, including: • How to housetrain your dog for good • How to read your dog's body language • How to avoid common training mistakes and fix the ones you've already made Jolanta's warm, funny tone and encouraging conversational style will teach you to raise the most loving and best-behaved pooch on the block.

International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds

Author: Bonnie L. Hendricks

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN: 9780806138848

Category: Nature

Page: 486

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A standard reference on horse breeds, illustrated and updated Celebrating the animal that has been a stalwart servant to humankind for countless generations, Bonnie Hendricks’s International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds is the most thorough compilation of horse breeds ever attempted. The nearly four hundred entries, arranged alphabetically, include foundation breeds now extinct as well as extant breeds from across the globe. Each entry details the breed’s origin and background, size, appearance, chief use, and status (rare versus common). A list of breed associations and government departments that supplied data and photographs for the encyclopedia has been fully updated for this edition. With its breadth and depth of coverage, as well as 530 black-and-white and 32 color illustrations, the encyclopedia continues to be a standard international reference.

The Complete Dog Breed Book

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465441344

Category: Pets

Page: 352

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An extensive, exquisitely photographed catalog of more than 400 dog breeds (with a special feature on the top 50), The Complete Dog Breed Book is the essential guide to choosing, caring for, and training your dog. Combining dog breeds, behavior, care, and training in one easy-reference volume, The Complete Dog Breed Book contains everything you need to know about our canine companions.

The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

Author: John Fleming,Hugh Honour,Nikolaus Pevsner

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

ISBN: 9780140513233

Category: Architecture

Page: 643

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This dictionary contains biographies of architects and landscape architects, ancient and modern; surveys of architecture and landscape architecture by country; history of urban design, including parks and motorways; definitions of styles and movements; accounts of structural and technical innovations; new terminology and contemporary topics; building types and building materials; and clear and detailed drawings where appropriate.

Meet the Shih Tzu

Author: American Kennel Club

Publisher: i5 Publishing

ISBN: 1937049019

Category: Pets

Page: 128

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The American Kennel Club’s Meet the Shih Tzu is the AKC’s first official publication on this popular companion breed, published in conjunction with the American Shih Tzu and I-5 Press. Meet the Shih Tzu presents accurate, authoritative information on all aspects of purchasing and owning this elegant Toy breed. All titles in the American Kennel Club’s Meet the Breed series are heavily illustrated with color images of well-bred puppies and beautiful adults, making the books as attractive as they are reliable. Meet the Shih Tzu contains eleven detailed chapters devoted to the breed’s history, characteristics, and the special requirements for owning this active and fully coated Toy. A chapter devoted to the purchase and selection of the Shih Tzu puppy gives the reader specific guidance on how to locate a qualified breeder and to recognize a healthy, sound puppy. Individual chapters on house-training and basic obedience serve as a crash course in positive-training techniques, the AKC’s only recommended way of training dogs. Chapters on exercise, grooming, feeding, and healthcare present indispensable information for new dog owners. As an official publication of the AKC, Meet the Shih Tzu also explains the many vital programs offered by the country’s leading canine organization to all pet dog owners, including the S.T.A.R. Puppy and the Canine Good Citizen programs, as well as descriptions of various dog sports such as conformation showing, agility, herding, obedience and more. A detailed resources section offers recommendations for websites, books, periodicals, and club affiliate programs, all of great interest to responsible new dog owners.

All-Breed Dog Grooming

Author: Denise Dobish

Publisher: TFH Publications

ISBN: 9780793806478

Category: Pets

Page: 271

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A must-have for any groomer, this comprehensive manual provides easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions that cover the basics, plus tricks of the trade, on complete grooming for 164 dog breeds and varieties.

The Dachshund

Author: Judy Squires,Ian Seath

Publisher: Magnet & Steel

ISBN: 9781906305451

Category: Pets

Page: 148

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The Dachshund is one of the most popular breeds of dog, and here at last is a book to do it justice. The 'Best Of Breed' series is a ground-breaking truly breed specific book, from the first page to the last and is perfect for all pet parents. Written by breed experts, this book will enrich your pets life and help you train and care for your dog from day one.

The Incredible Book of Useless Information

Even More Pointlessly Unnecessary Knowledge

Author: Don Voorhees

Publisher: TarcherPerigee

ISBN: 0399537465

Category: Reference

Page: 253

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Includes interesting and surprising facts, figures, and bits of trivia, including that mosquitoes prefer people with Type O blood and that Barbie's boyfriend Ken's last name is Carson.

Shetland Sheepdog

Author: Charlotte Schwartz

Publisher: Interpet Publishing

ISBN: 9781902389318

Category: Shetland sheepdog

Page: 157

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Dog breeds, both familiar and exotic, are profiled in this series offered by Kennel Club Books. The lavishly illustrated, hardcover volumes feature information on the breed standards and the special needs of each type of dog.

The Lhasa Apso

Author: Anna Katherine Nicholas

Publisher: Tfh Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9780866229326

Category: Pets

Page: 288

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Traces the history of the breed, explains Lhasa Apso judging standards, and discusses their care, grooming, and training