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by Juliette Cunliffe




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.

Download Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds epub
ISBN: 0752582763
ISBN13: 978-0752582764
Category: Reference
Subcategory: Encyclopedias & Subject Guides
Author: Juliette Cunliffe
Language: English
Publisher: Parragon Inc (August 1, 2003)
Pages: 384 pages
ePUB size: 1243 kb
FB2 size: 1360 kb
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 481
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Amazing book in great condition
ARE
My daughter loves this book. Very sturdily made and jam packed with great pictures.
Prince Persie
nice
Nahelm
So much info..
Throw her heart
Good book
Shaktizragore
Great
Akirg
The ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DOG BREEDS is full of interesting facts and pictures. It is a nice collection for a coffee table. Now it can be obtained at little expense.

There are disappointments though. Sometimes the pictures are not labeled. There are articles discussing many breeds at once. The reader is left to guess which breed is featured in the picture.

Since poodles are very popular, they should be discussed as a separate category. Instead, they are mentioned incidentally. Poodles are fine dogs and their popularity does not lessen their value.

There seems to be an emphasis on the less comon breeds of dogs. While it does add to our education about dogs, it is not representative of the kinds of dogs people have and want to read about.

Anyway, it is a fun book to pick up and read.
I am also a kid but dogs are the most important thing to me. one main thing you have to know about this book is that it is the british version. This means thet the groups are as folowed... the pastral, gundog ,hound, utility, terrier, toy, and working.All of the breeds in the world are here even the standard hybrids such as the cockupoo and laberdootal.great disctipions on all of the breads! Most dogs have eather a half of even a whole page.each breed comes with a discription including there past and there standars hight/weight. also includs breed facts, coat care,siza(small mediun large extra large),feeding and pictures. I absolutly thinks the pictures are not good. The dont show of the true iportance of each breed. for instance the pic. of the rhodesian ridgeback, which is known for its ridged back, only shows its head not its star quality.they also have people in them are are from a distance.other than that this book is very colorful and educatinal. in addition the first few chapters have very usful info on dog care and history. BUy this book!!! just remember about the pictures :)