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Dogs by design : how to find the right mixed breed for you / Ilene Hochberg.

By: Hochberg, Ilene, 1955-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Sterling Pub. Co., Inc., 2007Description: 160 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781402743542; 1402743548.Subject(s): Dogs | Dog breedsDDC classification: 636.7 Online resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description
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Specially mixed breeds are all the rage. That's right: according to such media outlets as The Today Show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show , and The New York Times , such "designer dogs" as the puggle, labradoodle, schnoodle, and bagel hound are today's pick of the litter. Filled with more than 150 color photos of adorable man-made mutts and their purebred parents, Dogs by Design explores both sides of this hot new trend. Written by bestselling author Ilene Hochberg, it examines how the mixed-breed craze began, what its future might be, and the unexpected controversy surrounding these canine creations--and also helps would-be owners determine if a hybrid is right for them. Included are the characteristics of each dog, input from owners and breeders, and a comprehensive list of breeders with their contact information.

Includes index.

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