The Resource The dog breed bible, D. Caroline Coile, Ph.D

The dog breed bible, D. Caroline Coile, Ph.D

Label
The dog breed bible
Title
The dog breed bible
Statement of responsibility
D. Caroline Coile, Ph.D
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This heavily illustrated directory describes canine breeds recognized by the AKC, including about 16 newly recognized breeds, including the Boerboel, Leonberger, and the Icelandic Sheepdog. The book is divided into the seven AKC groups (Sporting, Hound, Working, Terrier, Toy, Non-Sporting and Herding), plus the Miscellaneous Class. A succinct description of each dog cites its: History: where the breed originated and why it was bred for specific traits Temperament: why the breed was developed and how it is inclined to act Practical Considerations: how much room you need, how adaptable a dog will be to different environments, how much grooming is required, and more Health: every breed of dog is subject to different hereditary disorders; this points out breed-specific health concerns and suggested tests Ratings: includes energy level, exercise requirements, playfulness, affection levels, friendliness towards other pets and strangers, ease of training, and grooming requirements A color photo shows an example of each breed in its show pose and an adjoining photo provides a detailed head shot. Written by an expert on dog breeds, this spiral-bound book packs a wealth of information in a manageable size. It will serve as a handy guide for prospective dog purchasers, as well as trainers and breeders. Attractive and easy-to-use charts summarize the ease of care for each breed. Learn About These Newly Recognized Breeds: Cane Corso Boykin Spaniel Entlebucher Mountain Dog Wirehaired Vizsla Xoloitzcuintli Boerboel Berger Picard Rat Terrier Leonberger Russell Terrier Spanish Water Dog Coton de Tulear Miniature American Shepherd Icelandic Sheepdog Azawakh Finnish Lapphund
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coile, D. Caroline
Dewey number
636.7/1
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dog breeds
  • Dogs
Label
The dog breed bible, D. Caroline Coile, Ph.D
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
viii, 200 pages
Isbn
9780764167850
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The dog breed bible, D. Caroline Coile, Ph.D
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
viii, 200 pages
Isbn
9780764167850
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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