The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Dogs & Puppies

Part of a great new series of comprehensive and accessible encyclopedias on our favourite animals, this is your definitive guide to the dog. Discover the dog throughout history and culture, its uses and status, anatomy, appearance and behaviour, and take in a wealth of practical advice on how to choose a dog, care, health, breeding, training and showing your dog. Information on evolution and classification is included before succinct clear entries go on to cover all the main breeds of dog (nearly 400), organised by geographical origin and then by size. Helpful statistics and icons provide essential information at a glance.