A diminutive, lovable demon, the Norfolk Terrier is counted among the smallest of the terrier breeds, yet his personality and appeal, compared to dogs of any size, are matchless. An ideal choice for a pet companion, the Norfolk Terrier possesses a personable disposition that is less quarrelsome than that of other terriers and a clean bill of health, marked by a hardy constitution. This is a loyal and intelligent dog, perfectly suited for an active life in the city or country and a wonderful playmate for children. This Special Limited Edition, written by terrier expert and author Muriel P. Lee, provides a concise account of the breedas history in England and the United States. The author also discusses the breedas characteristics and breed standard, outlining the traits that make the Norfolk such a unique terrier. Owners will welcome the chapters on puppy care, including the selection of the puppy, rearing and training the young dog, home safety and precautions as well as house-training and obedience lessons. This comprehensive owneras guide covers the topics vital to caring for and keeping Norfolk Terriers, including feeding, exercise, grooming, healthcare and much more. The chapter discussing preventive healthcare, written by Dr. Lowell Ackerman, is lavishly illustrated and replete with up-to-date, accurate information on selecting a veterinarian, inoculations and infectious diseases, spaying/ neutering, parasite prevention and more.Even though dog shows can be exciting and enjoyable, the sport of conformation makes great demands on the exhibitors and the dogs. ... Every exhibitor began as a novice and worked his way up to the Group ring. ... 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.
|Author||:||Muriel P. Lee|
|Publisher||:||i5 Publishing - 2012-06-19|