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The Dog Encyclopedia

By DK   |   Published On: Jul 15, 2013
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Get the complete source of all things canine with The Dog Encyclopedia. Covering the history, breeds, care, health, and positive training of dogs in one easy reference, this encyclopedia is fully illustrated to bring it all to life. With an extensive photographic catalog of more than 400 breeds, each profile describes their specific uses and character, lists compatible owner traits, and shares fascinating facts about the breed’s origins.

Dog owners, breeders, and fans will also learn about the canine anatomy and body systems; instinct and behavior; how dogs interact with humans; and the essentials of good care. This go-to guide covers it all, giving expert advice on equipment, handling, feeding, play, exercise, breeding, and grooming. It also goes over basic training, and there’s an invaluable section on health that will enable you to identify problems quickly, letting you know exactly what to do in an emergency.

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  • Item Number
    118719
  • Dimensions
    11.13 x 10.21 x 1.11 inches
  • Weight
    4.775 pounds
  • ISBN-10
    1465408444
  • ISBN-13
    9781465408440
  • Pages
    360
  • Format
    Hardcover
  • Subject
    Dog Breeds, Training, Care & Health
  • Author
    DK
  • Publication Date
    Jul 15, 2013
  • Publisher
    Penguin Random House
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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Dog breed book

    By Book on Jul 14, 2021

    Not spot on with certain breeds. Unable to return book.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Rave reviews from mom

    By DeJo on Dec 12, 2020

    I bought this book for Ava, the child of some friends. When Ava’s mom let me know it had arrived, she was raving about it. I told her I bought it in part because it had good ratings and she said it deserved all the good ratings and more!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    beautiful and complete

    By Jeff on Jan 9, 2020

    I got this book for myself for Christmas because I had one like to growing up and loved it. This one is so much more complete and updated. It has sections on behavior and anatomy. The picture are gorgeous. I am very happy.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent/Informative

    By Onlyherecauseitsnecessary on Jan 5, 2020

    I found it cool that it had an updated list of recognized breeds

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