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The original dog bible : the definitive source for all things dog

Mehus-Roe, Kristin (EDT) (Author). Mehus-Roe, Kristin (Added Author).

Summary: This attractive, copiously illustrated, easy-to-understand volume covers every aspect of responsible dog ownership and includes additional details on evolution, genetics, history, folklore, competitive events, careers, and rescue groups. Appendixes include explanations of performance titles, lists of record holders, a glossary, and a 54-page listing of resources: books, periodicals, organizations, and clubs.

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  • ISBN: 9781933958828
  • ISBN: 1933958820
  • Physical Description: print
    831 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Irvine, Calif. : Bowtie Press, [2009]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 736-791) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The dogs in our world. Dog genetics and development ; Dogs in religion and folklore ; Dogs in popular culture ; the history of dog rescue and welfare ; Dogs and the law ; The problems surrounding dogs -- A new dog. Is a dog right for you? ; Choosing a dog ; Kids and dogs ; Finding your dog ; Bringing your dog home -- Life with a dog. Pet care partners ; Emergencies ; Lost dog ; Traveling with your dog ; Activities you can do with your dog ; End of life -- Breeds. The breeds ; Mixes and designer dogs -- Health. Establishing a health-care regimen ; Infectious diseases and immunization ; Basic health care ; The dog body and health care ; A lifetime of good health ; Chronic diseases and conditions ; Diagnostic tests and techniques -- Daily care. Grooming ; The complete guide to feeding your dog -- Training and behavior. Canine communication ; Socializing your dog ; Training your dog ; Problem behaviors -- Dogs and work. Dogs who work ; Careers.
Subject: Dogs

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