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Written by an expert on dogs, The Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds is a look at the fascinating world of dogs. More than just a reference book, this is a lavishly illustrated and highly accessible encyclopedia telling every dog lover all they ever wanted to know about this most intriguing of animals.
From the significance of the dog to the Romans to the origination of the Afghan Hound and the Australian Silky Terrier, everything from history and anatomy; breeds and breeding; and grooming and showing is covered.
The coverage of dog breeds gives detailed descriptions of the Labrador to the less common Inca Hairless Dog. 1,000 photographs combine with the text, enabling all breeds to be quickly and easily identified.
There is a compendium of dog care which will proved dog owners and owners-to-be with all the information they ever need to know about keeping these engaging, entertaining, and affectionate animals.
The encyclopedia is full of information and essential facts about the dog: did you know that in 1931 an American left the equivalent of 15 million to her dog; or that a bloodhound's tracking skills once led to the conviction of over 600 criminals?
Dog-owners and dog-lovers alike will find a wealth of essential information on the world of dogs in this all-encompassing encyclopedia.
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Book Description Dempsey Parr, 1999. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M184084504X
Book Description Dempsey Parr, 1999. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P11184084504X
Book Description Dempsey Parr. Hardcover. Condition: New. 184084504X New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW99.2229128