Hardcover. Over 90 illustrations. This book provides a colorful and comprehensive account of the evolution of the dog and its role in society, explaining how the dog became man's best friend. The story of how breeds evolved is complemented by intimate portraits of companion dogs, guard dogs, rescue dogs, show dogs, and working dogs. It is also a practical guide that enables owners and lovers of dogs to have a better understanding of canine psychology and communication techniques, all based on knowledge of the anatomy, characteristics, and instincts that the domestic dog has inherited from its wild wolf ancestors. This volume includes 98 full-color photographs.
Author: Sally Taylor