Book - 1999
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Owners and aficionados alike will enjoy the unique blend of keepsake and reference books in this easy-to-follow, colorfully illustrated series of breed-specific handbooks. Each breed handbook covers every aspect of dog care, including a full profile of each featured breed and information on basic day-to-day care, training, grooming and exercise. Dr. Bruce Fogle, DVM -- veterinary surgeon, columnist, broadcaster and the worldÕs best-selling practicing vet Ð details each breedÕs distinct history, physical traits, and common health problems. Each book is illustrated with color photographs that bring the information to life, making it simple to understand at a glance. Is there anyone who doesn't love a poodle? Dr. Fogle traces the heritage of this universal favorite from 12,000 years back, explaining how its natural love of water played a key role in its evolution. He also details the variations from standard to miniature to toy and describes how its human-like disposition, cooperative nature and friendly attitude have made it a favorite for the ages.
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., c1999.
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9780789416124
Characteristics: 80 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.


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