The Dog Encyclopedia : The Definitive Visual Guide
- Author: DK
This complete catalogue of all things canine is essential reading for dog lovers everywhere.
From Beethoven to Toto, dogs have a special relationship with humans and are forever known as man's best friend. The enduring loyalty and companionship of our four-legged friends is celebrated throughout The Dog Encyclopedia.
Starting with their history, evolution, and anatomy, this beautiful book puts on a show of dogs in art and advertising, sport and service, and religion and culture. Famous dogs in fiction line up alongside heroic helpers. More than 400 dog breeds are introduced, from primitive dogs and working dogs to companion dogs and scent hounds. Each and every breed includes stunning photographs and fact-packed profiles detailing individual character, compatible owner traits, and breed-specific advice.
- Format Hardback | 360 pages
- Dimensions 259 x 308 x 28mm | 2,122g
- Publication date 01 Aug 2013
- Publisher Dorling Kindersley Ltd
- Imprint DK
- Publication City/Country London, United Kingdom
- Language English
- Edition Statement UK ed.
- ISBN10 1409364216
- ISBN13 9781409364214