The brilliant 19th-century creation of sportsman Captain John Edwardes, the Sealyham Terrier possesses more courage per square inch than any other terrier in the world. A walking, barking contradiction, this dignified, elegant companion, cloaked in white with smart markings, is a fearless, territorial working dog. Although the Sealyham Terrier only stands over limited ground, given his small size, heas capable of guarding entire estates for his well-protected owners. For the right family who knows how to regard and train this abelow-the-kneea wonder, the Sealy makes an appealing house pet who delights in being around his people. Terrier expert and author Muriel P. Lee discusses the breedas history in the UK and the US, highlighting the Sealyas glory days in the show ring and tracing the top dogs and breeders to the current day. This Special Rare-Breed Edition discusses the breedas characteristics and standard, as well as puppy selection and rearing. New owners will welcome the authoras advice on house-training and obedience lessons, including preventing puppy problems and solving undesirable-behavior issues. Additionally, this well-illustrated color volume covers the basics of preventive healthcare in a thorough, up-to-date chapter written by veterinarian Dr. Lowell Ackerman; parasites, inoculations, spay/ neuter and selecting a veterinarian are among the topics discussed.other suggestions includeretrieving games, jogging and disc catching or other active games with his toys. If you have a safe body of water nearby ... Coatcarefor the petSealy can be much different and easier than the coat carefor a show dog.
|Author||:||Muriel P. Lee|
|Publisher||:||i5 Publishing - 2012-09-18|