World Atlas of Dog Breeds

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T.F.H. Publications, 2009 - Pets - 959 pages
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From Publishers Weekly: Obviously an invaluable reference book, completely rewritten over three years, this handsome volume soon seduces even the average reader with any interest in man's best friend. Covering more than 420 breeds, the guide is easy to use, alphabetically arranged with ratings for a number of important breed characteristics such as compatibility with children, with other pets, grooming, and energy level. Beautiful photographs portray each breed, accompanied by origin and history, recognized by the seven foremost breed clubs and registries. Also useful are the appendices, including glossaries of canine terminology, disorders and diseases, as well as an extensive bibliography and index. An important volume for those who operate in "the world of dogs," it's also a surprising, fun, informative page turner for anyone contemplating owning a dog (or just wishing they could).

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About the author (2009)

Dominique De Vito has been involved in pet publishing for more than 10 years and has helped create many award-winning books. A member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) and the Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA), she is a freelance editor and writer and author of Training Your Dog and Beagles (Animal Planet Pet Care Library). She lives with her husband, two dogs, and twin boys in New Jersey and New York State.

Heather Russell-Revesz is the senior editor at TFH Publications. She is a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) and is the author of three quiz books and four quote books. Heather holds an M.A. from the College of New Jersey and a B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles in English Literature. She resides in New Jersey.

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