The Complete Dog Breed Book

The Complete Dog Breed Book

DK Publishing

Language: English

Pages: 354

ISBN: 2:00282742

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


The ultimate dog breed resource book, The Complete Dog Breed Book has everything from dog grooming to dog training to caring for a dog to, yes, a breakdown of dog breeds for prospective breeders and prospective dog owners. Search through common dog breeds and exotic dog breeds as well — The Complete Dog Breed Book includes 420 dog breed profiles, with the most popular dog breeds featured on double-page spreads. The Complete Dog Breed Book comes complete with annotated photographs and breed-specific care tips and notes on color variations, temperament, and much more.

Looking for a dog as a pet? Find the perfect dog breed for every lifestyle and personality. The Complete Dog Breed Book even has quizzes and question-and-answer selector charts that help you find the perfect dog breed for your home. Tips and additions guide you through the nuts and bolts of dog ownership, so you'll be prepared for your new pet once you've decided on a dog breed.

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Coats may have black shading. Close-fitting, short-haired, brindle coat White chest markings Thick tail reaches hocks Rounded, catlike feet Deep, broad chest Oval feet GUIDE TO BREEDS 86 ALAPAHA BLUE BLOOD BULLDOG IF GIVEN REGULAR EXERCISE, THIS IS A GOOD DOG IN THE HOME BUT NEEDS CAREFUL TRAINING Height range 18–24in (46–61cm) Weight range 55–90lb (25–41kg) Life span 12–15 years Origin USA Other colors Bulldog-type dogs were once commonly used as guards in the plantations of southern.

Finland, this fearless hunting dog was bred to challenge big game, particularly bear and elk. The Karelian Bear Dog has a strong fighting instinct, which does not turn into aggression against High-set tail curled over back people but may cause trouble with other dogs. This breed is unlikely to settle well into domestic life. Straight nose bridge Straight, harsh-textured, black and white outer coat Slightly tucked-up belly Well-defined white markings are common Strong-boned legs GUIDE TO.

Crossbreeds pp.282-291 Labradoodle W H AT I S A D O G? Height of dog in relation to human adult male. The dogs height is measured from its feet to the highest point of the withers HOW TO USE THE BREED CATALOG Amount of exercise required: from up to 30 minutes a day (1 bar) to more than 2 hours a day (3 bars). Amount of grooming required: from once a week (1 bar) to every day (3 bars). Ease of training: from easy (1 bar) to time consuming (3 bars). Level of sociability: from dogs that need.

Muscled hind quarters Deep, rounded chest Elongated muzzle and wedge-shaped head Long tail reaches hock 128 GUIDE TO BREEDS Expressive, oval eyes Rose ears Muscular, elegant outline Fine-haired, short, silver-fawn coat Well-muscled hind quarters Darker muzzle Deep chest Tucked-up belly Long, tapering tail reaches as far as hock Neat, oval feet with well-arched toes WHIPPET THE ULTIMATE SPRINTER, THIS DOG IS CALM, SWEET-NATURED, AND ADORING AT HOME Height range 17–20in (44–51cm).

Orchid is better suited to indoor rather than outdoor life because of its delicate skin. Crest of hair on head Straight back Origin Peru Ears carried semierect when alert Other colors Any color Hairless dogs always have pink skin but the color of mottling can vary. Pink skin with darker mottling Tail sometimes carried tucked under belly Front feet longer than hind feet Hairless Inca Orchid 29 GUIDE TO BREEDS 30 PERUVIAN HAIRLESS FCI THIS BRIGHT AND AGILE DOG IS AFFECTIONATE WITH.

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