The Complete Book of Dogs: Breeds, Training, Health Care

A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Dogs with a Fully Illustrated Guide to 230 Breeds and Over 1500 Photographs
Author: Rosie Pilbeam
Publisher: Lorenz Books
ISBN: 9780754829942
Category: Pets
Page: 512
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The definitive dog-owner's guide with up-to-date breeds, nutrition, care, step-by-step training techniques, and dog sports.

The Complete Dog Breed Book


Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465441344
Category: Pets
Page: 352
View: 1956

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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 Complete Book of Dog Breeding


Author: Dan Rice
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9780764138874
Category: Pets
Page: 186
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A veterinarian with many years of canine practice experience offers guidance to novice and professional dog breeders, emphasizing the responsibilities of reputable breeders to their dogs and to the buyers of the puppies they produce. Topics covered range from the choosing and conditioning of brood stock to the socializing of puppies and the establishment of pedigrees, registration, titles, and much more.

The Everything Pug Book

A Complete Guide To Raising, Training, And Caring For Your Pug
Author: Kim Campbell Thornton
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1605504319
Category: Pets
Page: 304
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Pugs have a very long and rich history, but their most enduring legacy has always been their cheerful temperament and social personality. It's no wonder the Pug is still one of the most popular breeds today. With The Everything Pug Book you'll learn all there is to know about your best friend! From adoption methods and training techniques, to specific tips on diet, exercise, and basic care, you can anticipate your Pug's every need and be prepared for any situation. The Everything Pug Book covers: Common diseases and health issues Proper grooming and handling Effective methods for disciplining your dog How to encourage socialization Caring for older Pugs Whether you've owned a Pug for years, or you're considering adopting one, The Everything Pug Book is the authoritative text for keeping your dog healthy and happy for years to come.

You and Your Puppy

Training and Health Care for Your Puppy's First Year
Author: James DeBitetto,Sarah Hodgson
Publisher: *Howell Book House
ISBN: 9780764562389
Category: Pets
Page: 272
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First published in 1995, this authoritative book has helped nearly 40,000 families raise healthy, content pets. Packed with illustrations and photos, it explains how to keep puppies healthy, put them through basic training, correct behavior problems, and integrate them into family life. Since the initial publication, coauthor Sarah Hodgson has become the media's favorite puppy expert—a dog trainer who writes for The New York Times, appears on the Rosie O'Donnell Show," the "Today Show," and other programs, and even helped Katie Couric choose a puppy."

Dog

The Definitive Book for Dog Lovers
Author: Bruce Fogle,Dr Bruce Fogle, DVM, Mrcvs
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley
ISBN: 9781845334796
Category: Dog breeds
Page: 384
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The book for every day of your dog's life - and every day of your life with your dog. This is the enduring story of man and dog. At its heart is an emotionally intelligent analysis of the lifelong partnership between the two species, with such wit and wisdom that will shape your attitude, influence your actions, and provoke the happiest and healthiest lives for you and your dog.

Complete Book of Dogs

Dog Breeds and Dog Care
Author: Peter Larkin,Mike Stockman
Publisher: Southwater Pub
ISBN: 9781844762774
Category: Pets
Page: 256
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A comprehensive guide to over 180 international breeds, with expert advice on breeding, grooming, feeding & exercise, SHOWN IN over 700 photographs AND STEP-BY-STEP PRACTICAL GUIDANCE

The Complete Rhodesian Ridgeback


Author: Peter Nicholson
Publisher: Howell Books
ISBN: N.A
Category: Pets
Page: 160
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Provides a brief history of the Rhodesian ridgeback as a hunting dog, show dog, and pet, evaluates the standards of the breed, and discusses feeding, care, breeding, and preparing the dog for the show ring

Zak George's Dog Training Revolution

The Complete Guide to Raising the Perfect Pet with Love
Author: Zak George,Dina Roth Port
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 1607748916
Category: Dogs
Page: 240
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Zak George is a new type of dog trainer. A dynamic YouTube star and Animal Planet personality with a fresh approach, Zak helps you to tailor train to your dog's unique traits and energy level--leading to quicker results and a much happier pet. Packed with everything you need to know to raise and care for your dog, this book will help you communicate and bond with one another in a way that makes training easier, more rewarding, and--most of all--fun!

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 Ultimate Encyclopedia of Dogs, Dog Breeds & Dog Care


Author: Peter Larkin,Mike J. R. Stockman
Publisher: JG Press
ISBN: 9781572151260
Category: Dog breeds
Page: 256
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This definitive encyclopedia is a comprehensive visual guide to more than 180 breeds from all over the world. Everything you need to know about dogs, from choosing a breed to grooming, feeding and exercise is described in full detail, and there is a step-by-step guidance through basic first aid and training. Descriptions of each dog's temperament will help you choose the right dog for you and your family.

The Everything Poodle Book

A complete guide to raising, training, and caring for your poodle
Author: Janine Adams
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1605504742
Category: Pets
Page: 304
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Did you know that the poodle ranks among the top ten breeds in America? It comes as no surprise when you consider their lovable personalities and easily trainable temperament. Poodles are known for being intelligent, loyal dogs who make great family pets and companions. Written by pet writer and poodle owner Janine Adams, The Everything Poodle Book is your definitive guide to learning how to care for your dog from puppyhood into adulthood. Complete with tips for training your dog to basic health care information, this book gives you all the essential facts you need to understand your pet's needs. The Everything Poodle Book helps you: Train and socialize your poodle Teach effective discipline Choose a veterinarian Develop a balanced diet and exercise routine Identify common health problems With these tips, your poodle will be on its way to an active, healthy lifestyle!

The Dog Encyclopedia


Author: N.A
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 9781465408440
Category: Pets
Page: 360
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A photographic catalog of more than four hundred dog breeds discusses each breed's uses, character, and origins, and includes advice on care, health, and training.

The Complete Dog Book

A Comprehensive, Practical Care and Training Manual, and a Definitive Encyclopedia of World Breeds
Author: Dr Peter Larkin,Mike Stockman,Peter Larkin, Dr.
Publisher: Southwater
ISBN: 9781780193465
Category: Pets
Page: 256
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A visual guide to more than 180 breeds from all over the world, with information on grooming, feeding and exercise, and insights into temperament and suitability; with over 700 beautiful and clear photographs.

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.

The New Complete Portuguese Water Dog


Author: Kathryn Braund
Publisher: *Howell Book House
ISBN: 9780876052617
Category: Pets
Page: 304
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The Portuguese Water Dog's storybook return from the brink of extinction is faithfully documented in this first new edition of the breed's bible. There is also a wealth of guidance on care, puppies, showing, performance events and more -- and, oh those photos.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds

The Comprehensive Visual Directory of all the World's Dog Breeds, Plus Invaluable Practical Information on Breeding, Training, Care and Showing
Author: Joan Palmer
Publisher: Wellfleet Press
ISBN: 9780785800309
Category: Pets
Page: 256
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Lavishly illustrated, the 256 page directory of breeds is presented by group in the order: non-sporting, working, herding, gundogs, hounds, terriers and toy. The background to each breed is detailed - its origins, development, characteristics and, where applicable, mode of working. Breed standards are given as well as care boxes for at a glance tips for looking after each breed. Also featured are some 79 rare breeds, ranging from the ancient Hellenic Hound to the highly specialized Lundehund, or Norwegian Puffin Dog. An introductory sections covers the history of dogs, ranging back over the millennia to the wild dogs which first warmed themselves at the fires of early humans. There follow sections on the anatomy, physiology, and psychology of the dog, and specialist terminology is illustrated with examples taken from the breeds featured in the Encyclopedia. Photographs, maps, and drawings show how particular conformations and characteristics have evolved into groupings which are recognized today.

Saint Bernard. Saint Bernard Dog Complete Owners Manual. St. Bernard Book for Care, Costs, Feeding, Grooming, Health and Training.


Author: George Hoppendale,Asia Moore
Publisher: Imb Publishing St Bernard Saint Bernard
ISBN: 9781910941294
Category:
Page: 192
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The Saint Bernard Complete Owner's Manual has the answers you need when researching this patient and calm very large purebred that is famous for its many Alpine rescues. Learn about this gentle giant and find out whether or not the Saint Bernard will be the best choice for you and your family. Learn everything there is to know, including little known facts and secrets and how to care for every aspect of the Saint Bernard's life. This manual contains all the information you need, from birth to the Rainbow Bridge, including transitioning through house breaking, care, feeding, training and end of life, so that you can make a well-informed decision about whether or not this dog is the breed for you. If you already have a Saint Bernard, this book will teach you everything you need to know to make your dog a happy dog and to make you a happy dog owner. The author George Hoppendale is an experienced writer and a true animal lover. He enjoys writing animal books and advising others how to take care of their animals to give them a happy home. Co-Author Asia Moore is a professional Dog Whisperer, Cynologist and Author, living on Vancouver Island, off the west coast of British Columbia, in Canada, who believes that all humans and dogs can live together in harmony. She and her dog whispering team, which includes an 8-year-old Shih Tzu named Boris, teach dog psychology to humans, to help alleviate problem behaviors that arise between humans and their canine counterparts so that everyone can live a happy and stress-free life together. Covered in this book: - Temperament - Pros and Cons - Vital statistics - Before you buy - Choosing the right dog - Finding a breeder - Puppy proofing your home - The first weeks - Health and common health problems - Medical care & safety - Daily care - Feeding - Good treats and snacks - House training - Grooming - Training - Poisonous Foods & Plants - Caring for your aging dog .... and much more.