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The Dog Breed Bible: Descriptions and Photos of Every Breed Recognized by…
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0764160001, Spiral-bound)This heavily illustrated directory describes every canine breed recognized by the AKC. It includes recently recognized breeds, such as the Norwegian Buhund, the Pyrenean Shepherd, and the Swedish Vallhund. A succinct description of each dog cites its origins, its physical and temperamental traits, its average life span, all major health concerns, and its special needs, such as training, grooming, exercise, and adaptability to specific environments. A color photo shows an example of each breed in its show pose and an adjoining photo provides a detailed head shot. Written by an expert on dog breeds, this spiral-bound book packs a wealth of information in a manageable size. It will serve as a handy guide for prospective dog purchasers, as well as trainers and breeders. Attractive and easy-to-use charts summarize the ease of care for each breed.
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Presents photo-illustrated profiles of all dog breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club, covering their physical features, histories, temperaments, upkeep, and health and rating their energy and affection levels, exercise and grooming requirements, playfulness, friendliness toward other pets and strangers, and ease of training.
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