YA Students will be immediately attracted to the hundreds of excellent color and black-and-white illustrations and photos in this British publication. The evolution and development, genetics and heredity of dogsworking, guide, police and racingmake interesting and informative reading. Behavior patterns, obedience trials and the dog as a friend and companion are all discussed. Anatomy, senses, food, mating, health and diseases, reproduction and old age are explained with the help of fine illustrations. Clear, helpful diagrams are included. A word about dog shows and show dogs precedes full-color photographs of 30 pedigreed breeds, followed by paragraphs about the standards, origin, history and characteristics, including temperament and drawbacks of all breeds recognized by the A.K.C. A must for all dogs owners and dog lovers. Mary Wadsworth Sucher, Baltimore County Reading Services
Copyright 1986 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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Book Description Henry Holt & Co, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0030060192
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