Your Purebred Puppy
A Buyer's GuideBook - 2000
How to select the right breed of dog for you and your family, locate a good breeder, and choose the very best puppy of the litter. The decision to buy a purebred dog may be made easily, but the question of which breed to buy is more complicated. Your Purebred Puppy, Second Edition, takes the guesswork out of choosing a dog. Updated to include twenty new breeds, this authoritative guide profiles 200 breeds and varieties of dogs-complete with photographs of each-to help prospective buyers find the one with the physical and behavioral characteristics that will best suit them. Michele Welton explains step by step how to decide on the right breed, locate a reputable breeder, and pick a healthy, good-looking, good-tempered companion. Also provided are simple tests readers can use to determine a puppy's temperament before they buy him and bring him home. Acquiring a dog is a big commitment, requiring time, patience, and money. Your Purebred Puppy, Second Edition, is the essential guidebook to accompany you on the search for your new pet.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2000
Edition: 2nd Owl Books ed. --
Branch Call Number: 636.7 Wel 3558
Characteristics: xiii, 319 p. :,ill