Authoritative text crystal-clear photography and a systematic approach make the Dorling Kindersley Handbook of Dogs the most comprehensive and concise recognition guide to dogs of the world. Packed with more than 1 000 full-colour photographs of over 300 breeds it is designed to cut through the complex process of identification to enable you to recognize a breed quickly and easily. Photo-Encyclopedic Approach Expertly written and authenticated each breed entry combines a precise description with annotated photographs to highlight the dog's chief characteristics and distinguishing features. Fur "swatches" give a unique indication of coat colours while colour-coded bands provide at-a-glance facts for quick reference. Identification Made Easy For beginners and established enthusiast alike the Dorling Kindersley Handbook of Dogs traces the evolution of the domestic dog explains the difference between pedigrees and non-pedigrees looks at how breeds are classified and examines their characteristics in detail. It also gives tips on choosing dogs and exhibiting them successfully. A visual key helps you recognize the differnt dog breeds and guides you to the correct entry while a concise glossary explains the technical and scientific terms used.
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Review: Dogs (Smithsonian Handbooks)User Review - H. Gibson - Goodreads
Chronicles of Han Storm Book Club Read A visual guide to over 300 dog breeds. A very good referral book from dog history to general care and behaviour. Read full review
Review: Dogs (Smithsonian Handbooks)User Review - Michael Powell - Goodreads
Excellent portable dog identification book. Read full review