Complete Dog Breed Book (2nd Edition)
Find your ideal dog – and learn how to look after it – in this stunning guide to all things canine.
Combining breeds, behavior, care, and training advice, this book contains everything you need to know to help you choose and look after a dog, from the tiny Chihuahua to the towering Great Dane. Find the perfect pet using Q&A selector charts that help you find the best breed to suit your lifestyle.
Fully updated to reflect the latest dog breeds, The Complete Dog Breed Book contains a catalog of more than 420 dogs. Each features stunning photographs of the dog from various angles, while popular breeds – including the Boxer, Labrador Retriever, and English Springer Spaniel – are given a special in-depth treatment. Clear and concise text explains the main features of the dog, as well as providing a historical overview of the breed. Annotation highlights physical characteristics of each breed, while panels provide an at-a-glance guide to key features, such as the dog’s temperament, size, and color.
A practical section on care covers the fundamental aspects of looking after a dog, from handling and grooming to exercise and health. Step-by-step photographic sequences, combined with expert-written advice, explain the essentials of basic obedience. The Complete Dog Breed Book is a one-stop manual to helping you become the owner of a happy, healthy, well-behaved dog.