Dogs: The Ultimate Dictionary of Over 1,000 Dog Breeds

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Trafalgar Square, 2008 - Pets - 752 pages
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One of the world's leading experts on animal behavior presents an authoritative guide to the origins and characteristics of every recognized breed of dog, from the Affenpinscher to the Zanzibar Greyhound. In addition, a fascinating look at the conflicting theories of canine behavior sheds new light on some old beliefs. From household pets to wild dogs, hunting hounds to sheep-herders, cattle-herders, even fish-herders, this comprehensive survey provides the history, qualities, and characteristics of each breed. Expert, meticulously researched information combines with superb illustrations to make this an unparalleled resource for dog lovers.

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User Review  - Jennifer - Target

I do love this book, all though I wish the pictures were in color and it had specifications of the dogs. Height, weight, and random facts would be nice. BUT its very helpful especially working in an animal shelter and being an animal control officer. Read full review

Dogs: a dictionary of dog breeds

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A respected naturalist and the author of over 50 volumes on animal and human behavior, Morris has compiled a treasury of information on the dog. More than 1000 breeds are discussed, accompanied by ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Desmond Morris is a renowned animal behaviorist and the author of the bestselling books Catwatching, Dogwatching, Horsewatching, and The Naked Ape.

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