The New Complete Dog Book, 22nd Edition: Official Breed Standards and Profiles for Over 200 Breeds (CompanionHouse Books) American Kennel Club’s Bible of Dogs: 920 Pages, 7 Variety Groups, 800 Photos
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Explore the AKC’s bible of dogs!
920 pages packed with sporting dogs, hounds, working dogs, terriers, toy dogs, herding dogs, and moreEvery AKC-recognized breed, over 200 of them, including 7 variety Groups and the Miscellaneous ClassOver 800 photos of beautiful dogs at work and play, in full colorFinding a breeder and the right puppy for you, including what to look for and red flagsBreed histories, newly written for the 22nd edition, and pet attributes for each breed
The New Complete Dog Book is the American Kennel Club’s “bible” of dog breeds. Since its original publication in 1928, it has been the ultimate breed resource—the one book that no purebred dog aficionado and expert can live without. In addition to being the longest continually published dog book in history, it is also the most successful dog book ever published, with over two million copies sold. Whether you’re interested in show dogs or a particular breed as a pet, this is the ultimate guide to dogs!
This revised and updated 22nd edition contains updated breed standards, changes in breed classifications, and recently recognized breeds. Dog owners, breeders, and clubs will find the most current information here on AKC registration, competitive events, and programs. A celebration of every breed of dog recognized by the American Kennel Club—now 201 breeds—you’ll find the official standard for every AKC-recognized breed, including seven variety Groups and the Miscellaneous Class; breed histories, each written by one of the 200 AKC national parent clubs; puppy-buying tips; pet attributes; over 800 exceptional color photographs of adults and puppies; spotlights on finding well-bred puppies, sports and activities for dogs and owners, AKC programs, and canine anatomy; an illustrated glossary of canine terminology; and a four-page profile dedicated to each breed entry.
Inside this book, among 201 dog breeds, you’ll find profiles on:
The Sporting Group: Cocker Spaniel, Golden Retriever, Pointer, Irish Setter, Labrador Retriever, Weimaraner, Wirehaired Vizsla—30 individual breedsThe Hound Group: American Foxhound, Basset Hound, Bloodhound, Borzoi, Greyhound, Irish Wolfhound, Redbone Coonhound, Whippet—30 individual breedsThe Working Group: Akita, Alaskan Malamute, Boxer, Bullmastiff, Chinook, Doberman Pinscher, Great Dane, Rottweiler, Saint Bernard—30 individual breedsThe Terrier Group: Bull, Cairn, Glen of Imaal, Irish, Kerry Blue, Miniature Schnauzer, Norfolk, Rat, Russell, Scottish, Skye, Soft Coated Wheaten—31 individual breedsThe Toy Group: Affenpinscher, Brussels Griffon, Chihuahua, Italian Greyhound, Maltese, Papillon, Pekingese, Pomeranian, Pug, Shih Tzu, Yorkshire Terrier—21 individual breedsThe Non-Sporting Group: Bichon Frise, Bulldog, Chow Chow, Dalmatian, French Bulldog, Lhasa Apso, Poodles, Shiba Inu, Xoloitzcuintli—20 individual breedsThe Herding Group: Australian Shepherd, Beauceron, Belgian Sheepdog, Border Collie, Finnish Lapphund, German Shepherd Dog, Old English Sheepdog, Pumi—30 individual breedsThe Miscellaneous Class: Azawakh, Barbet, Belgian Laekenois, Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen, Peruvian Inca Orchid, Portuguese Podengo—9 individual breeds
Definitive, authoritative, and published by the American Kennel Club, The New Complete Dog Book, 22nd Edition is the ultimate resource for anyone interested in purebred dogs!
Publisher : CompanionHouse Books; 22nd edition (August 22, 2017)
Language : English
Hardcover : 920 pages
ISBN-10 : 1621871738
ISBN-13 : 978-1621871736
Item Weight : 6 pounds
Dimensions : 8 x 3 x 10 inches