German ShepherdBook - 1996 | 1st American ed
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.German Shepherds are the worldÕs most successful security dogs. In this handbook, Dr. Fogle explains how this breed was selected for its superb responsiveness and its instinctive canine disposition to guard and protect. Because of this history, it is essential that German Shepherds receive good training and are conditioned through early interaction with other animals if they are to be successfully integrated into a human living situation. Overall, the German Shepherd can provide a dog owner with perfect blend of security and companionship.
Publisher: London ; New York : DK Pub., 1996
Edition: 1st American ed
Branch Call Number: 636.737 FOGLE
Characteristics: p. cm