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Farm dogs, a comprehensive breed guide to 93 guardians, herders, terriers, and other canine working partners, Janet Vorwald Dohner - alk. paper

Summary
"It's one of the greatest stories ever told: how humans and canines teamed up, eons ago, for mutual survival. In this stunning yet practical guide, Janet Vorwald Dohner shares the history, breed standards, and traits of 93 working breeds. Whether you want a multipurpose farm partner or a four-legged family companion, here is the ultimate guide to herders, terriers and earthdogs, livestock guardians, and all-purpose farm dogs."-- back cover
Table Of Contents
A short history of man and dog together -- Understanding the working farm dog -- Choosing the right dog -- Livestock guardian dogs : Akbash dog ; Anatolian shepherd dog ; Armenian gampr ; Caucasian ovcharka ; Central Asian shepherd ; Estrela mountain dog ; Great pyrenees ; Kangal dog ; Karakachan dog ; Komondor ; Kuvasz ; Maremma sheepdog ; Polish tatra sheepdog ; Pyrenean mastiff ; Sarplaninac ; Slovensky cuvac ; Spanish mastiff ; Tibetan mastiff ; Tornjak ; Additional LGD breeds -- Herding dogs : Australian cattle dog ; Australian shepherd ; Australian stumpy tail cattle dog ; Bearded collie ; Beauceron ; Bergamasco sheepdog ; Berger picard ; Border collie ; Briard ; Cardigan Welsh corgi ; Rough and smooth collies ; Dutch shepherd dog ; English shepherd ; German shepherd dog ; Icelandic sheepdog ; Lancashire heeler ; Finnish laphound and Swedish laphound ; Louisiana catahoula leopard dog ; Mudi ; Norwegian buhund ; Old English sheepdog ; Pembroke Welsh corgi ; Polish lowland sheepdog ; Puli ; Pyrenean shepherd ; Samoyed ; Schapendoes ; Shetland sheepdog ; Additional herding breeds -- Terriers and earthdogs : Australian terrier ; Border terrier ; Cairn terrier ; Dachshund ; Fox terrier ; Irish terrier ; Jack Russell, parson Russell, and Russell terriers ; Lakeland terrier ; Miniature schnauzer ; Norfolk and Norwich terrier ; Patterdale terrier ; Rat terrier ; Additional terrier breeds -- Traditional and multipurpose farm dogs : Airedale terrier ; Belgian shepherd dogs ; Bouvier des flandres ; Canaan dog ; Danish Swedish farmdog ; Giant schnauzer ; Hovawart ; Karelian bear dog ; Keeshond ; Kerry blue terrier ; Leonberger ; Newfoundland ; Portuguese water dog ; Pumi ; Rottweiler ; Schipperke ; Sennenhunde - the Swiss Mountain dog breeds ; Soft coated wheaten terrier ; Standard schnauzer
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Physical Description
351 pages, illustrations (chiefly color), maps, 26 cm
Isbn
9781612125923

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