This new Special Limited Edition provides everything a new owner needs to know about caring for and training a Bearded Collie. Author Bryony Harcourt-Brown, a long-time Beardie breeder from England, has written an insightful chapter on the breed's origins in its homeland, and guest author Christine Walkowicz has provided an insider's view of the breed's development in the US. This colorful handbook also covers the breed's characteristics and breed standard as well as helpful information about selecting and rearing a puppy, behavior and specific health concerns. With an emphasis on positive-training methods, the chapters on training cover everything from socialization and preventing puppy problems to house-training and obedience lessons. The well-illustrated chapter on preventive healthcare, written by popular author and veterinarian Dr. Lowell Ackerman, discusses all aspects of canine health including selecting a qualified vet, inoculations, parasite control and more. Every owner of a Beardie will welcome this comprehensive and entertaining new guide as a valuable addition to his home library.Every exhibitor began as a novice and worked his way up to the Group ring (for Beardies, the Herding Group). Ita#39;s the ... Once the dogshow bug bites, its effects can last a lifetime; ita#39;s certainly much better than a deer tick! Soon you will be envisioning yourself in the center ring at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City, competing for the prestigious Best in Show cup. This magical doganbsp;...
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