Living with a dog is both a privilege and an extremelyrewarding experience, and this comprehensive volumewill help you to provide the best home possible for yourcanine companion. It contains guidance on choosing theright breed for your lifestyle, step-by-step instructions fortraining your dog, and information about canine sportsand activities. A visual directory features all the main dogbreeds of the world, including hounds, gundogs, terriers,utility, working and herding dogs and toy breeds, whilea section on health care explains how to keep your petfit, healthy and happy. With over 1500 photographs, thebook is indispensable for every dog owner's bookshelf.
Rosie Pilbeam has bred, showed andjudged Border Collies since childhood. After working invarious colleges and universities, specializing in animal/human interaction, she set up Applause For Paws AgilityTraining Club to promote both the mental and physicalfitness of dog/owner teams to the best of their abilities.