The Kennel Club's Illustrated Breed Standards
The Official Guide to Registered Breeds
By (author) The Kennel Club
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Kennel Club's Illustrated Breed Standards by The Kennel Club
Book DescriptionThe Kennel Club's Breed Standards form the basis for judging dogs at all licensed breed shows. This fully revised edition of the authoritative guide outlines the descriptive 'standards' for each of the 200 pure breeds of dog now recognised by the Kennel Club and provides pictures of a further nine recognised breeds. The book has been completely updated by a panel of experts to incorporate the latest standards for all breeds in each of the principal categories - Hound, Gundog, Terrier, Utility, Working, Pastoral and Toy. As well as providing a beautiful colour photograph of each dog, each entry contains a history of the breed, including its origins and function, as well as a full description outlining its essential features. There is also useful advice on the nature of each breed and practical information to help guide anyone who is buying a dog, such as daily exercise requirements, temperament and grooming needs, as well as a glossary of canine terms. This book is essential reading for anyone who owns, or hopes to own, a pedigree dog and is indispensable for breeders, judges and those professionally involved with dogs.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780091928544
(287mm x 220mm x 31mm)
Imprint: Ebury Press
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 6-Mar-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - The Kennel Club
Founded in 1873, the Kennel Club is the world's oldest authoritative body dealing with dog breeds and breed standards. Today the Kennel Club is concerned with promoting the general improvement of dogs, encouraging responsible ownership, in addition to the conduct of dog shows and trials. The Kennel Club is responsible for the licensing of nearly 5,000 canine competitions a year, all of which are held under Kennel Club Regulations.
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