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A Celebration of Rare Breeds
by: Flamholtz, Cathy

Provides a glimpse of the glorious history of 54 rare dog breeds and tells what they are like to live with on a day-to-day basis. The appendix lists the names and addresses of breed clubs which will be glad to provide you with additional information. 214 pages, B/W photos
c. 1986, H/C... $37.50
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Condition: Very Good, previous owners name on inside front cover

AKC's World Of The Pure-Bred Dog

To celebrate the AKC's 100th Anniversary, they put together this entertaining and lavishly illustrated book covering the entire world of the pure-bred dog in America. More than 300 splendid and dramitic line, etching, and half-tone illustrations. 344 pgs.
c. 1983, H/C...$37.50

All Color Book Of Dogs
by: Boorer, Wendy

Magnificent color photos of the most popular and well-loved breeds as well as some unusaul new breeds. Guide dogs, police dogs, gun dogs, sheep dogs are illustrated in action and the author gives a fascinating account of the background of such dogs as wolfhounds, beagles, terriers and Pyrean Mountain dog. A final chapter gives help with choosing & caring for a young puppy. 104 color photos. 72 pgs.
c. 1975, H/C...$7.95
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All Color World Of Dogs
by: Squire, David

This superbly illustrated book looks at the nature of dogs and their special relationship with man. The author also gives advice on how to keep your dog happy & healthy. Descriptions are given for many different breeds. 100 color photos. 104 pgs.
c. 1978, H/C...$12.95
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American Kennel Club: 1884-1984: A Source Book
Editor: O'Neill, Charles

The first full history book about the American Kennel Club is filled with fascinating, and often little known, facts, details, and statistics that are sure to interest anyone involved in the sport of pure-bred dogs. Along with decade by decade history there are chapters on the history of obedience & field trials and an appendix on topics such as the presidents of the AKC, field representatives, junior showmanship, premium lists, professional handlers, foreign dog clubs, the famous AKC library, the dog Mueseum of America, research grants, and much more. Line drawings, historical photos, charts, color photos. 298 pgs.
c. 1985, H/C...$17.95
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ASPCA Complete Guide to Dogs
by: Gerstenfeld, Sheldon VMD & Schultz, Jacque

Everything you need to know about choosing & caring for your pet, feeding, grooming, training, health. An easy-to-use guide to the physical attributes, personalities, & idiosyncrasies of 150 breeds - plus popular mixed breeds. Illustrated with more than 600 photographs & drawings. 511 pgs.
c. 1999...S/C... $24.95

Best Ever Book Of Dog & Cat Names
by: Garisto, Leslie & Streep, Peg

An inspiring compendium of more than 1000 marvelous monikers drawn from history and literature, as well as politics, art and entertainment. Each name includes it's history. 179 pgs.
c. 1989, S/C...$7.95
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Big Dog Breeds
by: Dan Rice DVM
Expert advice on everything from puppy-proofing your home, proper nutrition & feeding schedules, special space & exercise needs, various idiosyncrasies of various breeds, health problems related to size, breeding big dogs, and origins & traits of more than 40 large breeds. Filled with color photos. 221 pgs.
c. 2001...S/C...$16.95

Blue Book of Dogs: Sporting, Working, Herding, Non-Sporting
by: Muszynski, Julie

Originally published in the 1939, this book showcases 56 breeds of sporting, working, herding, and non-sporting dogs, along with a new section on mixed breeds. In addition to illustrations of the breeds from the original book, there are now more than 300 gorgeous images - from vintage playing cards, postcards, and advertising premiums to illustrations, paintings, and contemporary photography - all especially selected for this edition. The book's original description of each breed's history has been preserved, and its standards updated. Readers will now find a wealth of entertaining contemporary facts and trivia, too. Brimming with anecdotes, amusing pop culture snippets, and hundreds of wonderful images. 128 pgs.
c. 2007, H/C...$14.95

Choosing a Dog for Life
by: Deprisco, Andrew & Johnson, James

The perfect guidebook for people who are looking for sound and sensible information about dog ownership. Potential owners are advised on breed standards, health, temperament, required living space, feeding, and training of over 300 breeds of dogs - all listed alphabetically. It offers first-hand experiences and the advice of hundreds of dedicated breeders and owners that will save you time, money, & possibly the life of your next dog. It is the best gift you can give yourself and your dog. Color photos. 384 pgs.
c.1996, H/C...$34.95

Complete Puppy & Dog Book
by: Johnson, Norman DVM

Contains practically anything anyone could possibly want to know about a dog from birth & puppyhood to old age & death.Contents: You & your dog; the breeds; the puppy; nutrition; training & showing; ailments; first aid; spayin & castrating; mating, pregnancy & whelping; old age; how to protect your dog; traveling with your dog; & services (boarding kennels, shipping, humane societies, insurance, funerals & cemeteries, magazines, AKC, for the blind, hospitals & clinics, obedience schools). Includes a glossary. 494 pgs.
c. 1965, H/C...$10.00
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Condition: Good - Very Good, w dust jacket - dust jacket fair, shows wear & stains, inside excellent condition

Country Life Book Of Dogs
by: Lampson, S.M.

Covers the history & characteristics of over 90 breeds of dogs, classified by group (Hounds, Gundogs, Terriers, Toys and Non-sporting breeds). On the right hand page, for each breed, are a detailed head study & 2 or 3 impressions of the dog in typical attitudes. All original drawings by Briget Olerenshaw. Also there is a coloured frontispiece of a golden retriever by Bridget Olerenshaw. 208 pgs.
c. 1963, Reprinted 1966, H/C...$15.00
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Condition: Very Good, w dust jacket - dust jacket good, dust jacket has several minor tears, name sticker on first page, all other pages inside very clean, no writing

Dictionary Of Canine Terms
by: Jackson, Frank

Over 15,000 entries, many supported by line drawings & illustrative quotes. Clear concise definitions. Alternative spellings. British, American & Australian terminology and variations in usage. 256 pgs.
c. 1995, H/C...$40.00

Dog Catalog
by: Denenberg, RV & Seidman, Eric

The history of the dog, reprodcution, what dogs do, nutrition, breeding, the dog's best friend, showing, the afterlife, training, goods & services, dogs in art, health and the law of the dog. Hundreds of photos, charts & drawings. 272 pgs.
c. 1978, S/C...$7.95
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Dog Encyclopedia
by: Esther J. J. Verhoef-Verhallen
Provides specific information on over 225 breeds of dogs, and each entry is accompanied by a full-color photograph. For every breed, there is a section on the dogs: country of origin; special skills; size; coat; grooming requirements; character; teaching expectations; social behavior; and exercise needs. An indispensable guide for every potential dog owner. 270 pgs.
c. 1997, H/C...$19.95

Dog Talk: An illustrated Guide To Terms Used By Breeders & Fanciers
by: Dillon, Michael

Compiled by the Gaines Dog Research Center, this is a pocketsize book on how to talk about dogs the way experts do - a glossary with 346 terms & 55 helpful pictures. 47 pgs.
c. 1978, S/C, Pocketsize...$5.00
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Condition: Very Good, some stains on outside of cover, inside clean & very good

Dogs (Eyewitness Handbooks)
by: Alderton, David

The visual reference guide to over 300 dog breeds from around the world with over 1000 vivid full color photos. 304 pgs.
c. 1993, H/C...$29.95
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Dogs (Family Pet Series)
by: Schlegl-Kolfer, Katherine

Basic information & common sense advice on selection, purchasing & care.

Dogs: A Complete Pet Owner's Manual
by: Wegler, Monika

Buying, needs, acclimation, training, nutrition, prevention, diseases.

Dogs Of Australia

Published by the Kennel Control Council, Victoria. It contains photographs of 120 breeds of dogs, their complete descriptions, article on anatomy, how to diagnose & treat parasites, a whelping chart, drawings dealing with gait & ears, and a glossary of terms used in dog parlance. 112 pgs.
c. 1984, H/C...$15.95
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Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds
by: Cunliffe, Juliette

More than just a reference book, this is a lavishly illustrated and highly accessible encyclopedia telling every dog lover all they ever wanted to know about this most intriguing of animals. From the significance of the dog to the Romans to the origination of the Afghan Hound and the Australian Silky Terrier, everything from history and anatomy; breeds and breeding; and grooming and showing is covered. The coverage of dog breeds gives detailed descriptions of the Labrador to the less common Inca Hairless Dog. 1,000 photographs combine with the text, enabling all breeds to be quickly and easily identified. There is a compendium of dog care which will proved dog owners and owners-to-be with all the information they ever need to know about keeping these engaging, entertaining, and affectionate animals.Filled with color photos & illustrations. 384 pgs.
c. 1999, S/C...$19.95

Everything Puppy Book
by: DeVito, Carlo & Ammen, Amy

The Everything Puppy Book teaches you absolutely everyhing you need to raise your precious pet through the most critical stages of his or her life. Everything Puppy Book gives you valuable advice on how to: Choose the best breed for your lifestyle, help your other pets adjust to the new puppy, puppy-proof your house, buy the right supplies, housebreak your puppy in record time, solve common behavior problems, and feed and grooming your puppy. 308 pgs.
c. 2002 S/C...$14.95

Kennel Building & Plans
by: Judy, Will

Covers all phases of location, soil, drainage, materials, ventilation, layout, fencing, heating. B/W photos & illustrations. 111 pgs.
c. 1961, 6th ed., H/C...$17.50
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Condition: Very Good

Kennels & Kenneling: A Guide For Professionals & Hobbyists
by: McMains, Joel

This is an essential text for the operator of every kennel -- large or small. Among the topics included are planning, startup, operating policies, equipment & supplies, record keeping, problems and solutions, and much more. There are seperate sections on hobby kennels & on boarding kennels with ideas for each type that can be put togood use for the other. B/W photos. 205 pgs.
c.1994, H/C...$25.95

Law & Your Dog
by: Greene, Edward

A concise guide to the history and development of the statutes governing dogs in America. You will be informed about the laws and regulating licenses and fees. It tells when you, the owner, may be liable and when you may be entitiled to collect damages as a result of injuries. Exhibitors will learn how the law protects them if they are sold an animal without pedigrees or qualities claimed. You will also learn under what circumstances you can dedubt expenses of your pet's upkeep.This and much much more is covered. The author includes a number of case histories and legal precedents. 145 pgs.
c. 1969, H/C...$15.00
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Life History and Magic Of The Dog
by: Mery, Fernand

History of the dog, classification of breeds, the dog in literature, the dog in art, the dog in symbolism, the dog and science, dogs serving man, dogs and medicine, the dog and the law. B/W photos. 235 pgs.
c. 1968, H/C...$15.00
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