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Complete book of dogs, dog breeds & dog care : a comprehensive guide to 170 international breeds, with expert advice on breeding, grooming, feeding & exercise, shown in over 800 photographs and step-by-step practical guidance / Dr Peter Larkin & Mike Stockman.

By: Larkin, Peter (Veterinarian).
Contributor(s): Stockman, Mike | Stockman, Mike (Mike J. R.).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Southwater, 2006Description: 256 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1844762777.Subject(s): Dogs | Dog breedsDDC classification: 636.7
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This volume brings together a comprehensive reference to the world's main breeds and a practical care guide for all dog owners. It includes information on all aspects of dog care, with advice on bedding types and equipment, safety at home, feeding and grooming as well as more specialized sections.

Includes index.

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Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 6)
  • Choosing a Suitable Dog (p. 8)
  • Nutrition and Feeding (p. 26)
  • Grooming (p. 34)
  • Breeding (p. 42)
  • Training (p. 54)
  • Health Care and First Aid (p. 72)
  • The Breeds (p. 96)
  • The Hound Group (p. 101)
  • The Gundog (Sporting) Group (p. 126)
  • The Terrier Group (p. 150)
  • The Utility (Non-sporting) Group (p. 172)
  • The Working Group (p. 192)
  • The Toy Group (p. 234)
  • Index (p. 252)
  • Acknowledgements (p. 256)