Drawing on a lifetime of experience working with dogs and other animals, author and photographer, Diana Andersen, has brought together a wealth of information on choosing and caring for a dog. This comprehensive, easy to use guide covers topics including the history and origin of the domestic dog, popular breeds, locating and choosing a healthy dog or puppy, the first days at home, diet, basic training and an extensive section on maintaining the health and well-being of your canine companion.
The book is illustrated throughout with over 200 stunning photographs that capture the spirit of dogs and also includes informative diagrams and helpful photographs in the general care and health sections of the book.
Dogs quickly find their way into your heart and become part of your family. Getting to Know Dogs is an ideal gift for anyone contemplating getting a dog, but it is also a handy guide for anyone that already owns a dog and understands the importance of providing the best possible care for their four legged family member.
Nominated for Best Canine Related Publication of the Year! Master Dog Breeders and Associates Dog Owner's Choice Awards.