The definitive visual guide to dogs The Dog Encyclopedia is the comprehensive compendium dedicated to all things canine. From Beethoven to Toto, dogs have been adored for their unswerving loyalty and companionship throughout history and this is the perfect celebration of man's best friend. This extensive catalogue of over 400 dog breeds, from Labradors to German shepherds and every pedigree in between, provides photographs and profiles detailing character, compatible owner traits, and breed-specific advice. You'll also find features on famous fictional dogs, canine heroes, and a fact-packed guide to canine evolution including sports and the jobs dogs have performed over the years. Expert advice on everything from exercise and feeding your pooch to grooming and puppy training is included, along with an invaluable section on care to help you quickly identify and deal with any dog health problems. Covering history, breeds, dog care, hound health and training, The Dog Encyclopedia is an indispensable owner's guide and reference for every soon-to-be dog whisperer.DOLICHOCEPHALIC HEAD A long, narrow head with an imperceptible stop, as seen in the Borzoi, for example. DOUBLE ... GRIZZLE Usually a mixture of black and white hairs, which gives a blue-grey or iron-grey shading to the coat. It is seen in ... The number and names of the groups differ, as do the breeds that are recognized and included in them. ... TOPKNOT Long tuft of hair on the top of the head.
|Title||:||The Dog Encyclopedia|
|Publisher||:||Dorling Kindersley Ltd - 2013-10-17|