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The Perfect Match: A Dog Buyer's Guide Paperback – Sep 1 1996

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  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Howell Book House; 1 edition (Sept. 1 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0876057679
  • ISBN-13: 978-0876057674
  • Product Dimensions: 15.8 x 1.6 x 23.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 440 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars 14 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,315,248 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Choosing the Ideal Canine Companion Has Never Been Easier! If you are considering a canine addition to the family, The Perfect Match is the perfect guide. The most authoritative book of its kind, it is the only one to utilize experts in every breed profiled. Written by Chris Walkowicz, a nationally acknowledged, life-long dog authority, this book is filled with the expertise of those specifically involved with each one of the over 160 breeds included. A photo accompanies every breed outlined, along with a complete checklist including personality and physical characteristics, as well as both positive and negative attributes. Never before has there been the depth of truth and authority that is given here, highlighting each breed's unique qualities along with a look at who should not own the breed. Because this is in the truest sense matchmaking, The Perfect Match provides a broad spectrum of in-depth information for each breed in a user-friendly format, including:

  • grooming requirements
  • activity level
  • life expectancy
  • size
  • character
  • shedding
  • whether good with children
  • genetic health
A Howell Dog Book of Distinction

About the Author

Chris Walkowicz has had a lifelong involvement with dogs as a breeder, trainer/behaviorist, lecturer, writer, and now judge of purebred dogs. She is the co-author of Old Dogs, Old Friends, and Successful Dog Breeding.

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