This guide highlights some of the most popular dog breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC), the largest purebred dog registry in the world. This beautifully illustrated guide includes detailed descriptions of 50 of the most popular breeds, the breed origin, key physical characteristics, personality/character traits, activity level, grooming requirements, how they get along with people and other dogs and dog park etiquette. This convenient guide is an ideal, portable source of practical information for dog-lovers of all ages.
Dog Breed Facts for Fun! will help you find out how much you know (or don't know) about different breeds of dogs? Can you name what dog breed traveled to America on the Mayflower? Which one helped Richard Byrd as he explored the continent of Antarctica? Or the type of dog that can jump up to six feet high from a sitting position (If you do, you might want to rethink your fence if you're going to get one)! Dogs are one of the most beloved pets in any typical household. They're loyal, friendly, and simply brilliant companions to have, no matter if you're a large, extended family, or a bachelor enjoying the single life. Dogs are not all created equal however, as each one is of a distinctive breed, and each breed comes with its own unique history, abilities, and challenges (for example, it would be a challenge to make a Chihuahua a guard dog). The book contains questions about all of the A dog breeds (such as the Airedale Terrier, Alaskan Husky, Alaskan Malamute, American Cocker Spaniel, American Bulldog, Australian Cattle Dog, and Australian Shepherd), which is sure to entertain any dog lover, from child to adult. Even better, the quiz is enhanced by pictures of the dogs and the associated people and places. This adds a new level of education for kids as they learn subjects such as history and geography from simple dog breed facts!
If you have a Pomeranian or would like to own one, this book is for you. Do you know that Pomeranians have a history with two specific queens? You will learn who they are in the book: "Pomeranian - Breed Of A Queen." It covers most every topic that will apply to your Pom and provides associated charts you can source for practical and immediate application to your pet. It discusses the immediate issues like: Your Pom moving into your home Housetraining Routine Care Toys Diet & Exercise It also discusses underlying issues like: Eye problems Hypoglycemia in puppies less than three months old Thyroid problems These and other issues discussed in this book. As a long time owner and researcher of dog breeds, I enjoy compiling useful information all in one place to serve loving pet owners in the care of their pets. You do not have to buy multiple books to find the information that you need. You will read about: Grooming Food quality Special diets for special times Deciding to show your Pomeranian Three ways to potty-train Illnesses native to the Pomeranian breed Most people buy a puppy and care for it based on what they have learned as a kid or what their friends or family did. You can equip yourself with the information that you need to give your dog the best care that he/she deserves. Buy your copy of "Pomeranian - Breed Of A Queen" today!
Kevin Chandler lives next door to Bill the butcher - the meanest man in town. Bill's son, Dylan, bullies Kevin and his friend, Ben. One night, on his way home from Ben's house, Kevin sees Dylan going into the ramshackle garage behind the Butcher house and he thinks he hears a dog whimpering. The Butchers don't own a dog and everyone knows Dylan hurts dogs, so Kevin decides he must find out what's happening in that garage. He asks Ben to help him, and when his sister, Emma, finds out, she wants to help, too. Why does Dylan Butcher have a dog in his garage? Is it the missing dog Ben's father read about in the newspaper? How will the boys get into the locked garage to find out what's going on without Dylan or his mean father finding them? Recommended for ages 9 and up, and for anyone, young and old alike, who enjoys a good mystery.
Grapevine Breeding Programs for the Wine Industry: Traditional and Molecular Techniquessummarizes recent trends in grapevine breeding, both in terms of research and practical programs. The first group of chapters covers the challenges faced by breeders and existing and emerging techniques used to combat them. Two further groups of chapters focus on grapevine breeding programs in different wine-producing countries around the world. With authoritative contributions from experts across the world's winemaking regions, this book will be an essential reference for all those involved in viticulture and oeneology wanting to explore new methods, understand different approaches and refine existing practices.
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