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Other titles in the Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manuals series:
Australian Shepherds: Everything about Purchase, Care, Nutrition, Behavior, and Training (Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manuals)
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This book is one of more than 175 titles in Barron's extensive line of Complete Pet Owner's Manuals. All titles in this series present pet care information for non-specialist animal owners and pet buyers. These heavily illustrated manuals are filled with facts about the title animal's origins and traits, as well as advice on purchasing, housing, feeding, health care, and much more. Each book is individually written by a trainer, breeder, veterinarian, or other animal specialist. Titles in this series cover every popular breed of dog and cat, as well as freshwater and marine fish for aquarium hobbyists, lizards and other terrarium pets, many bird varieties, and virtually all other animals that are kept as pets. All books are filled with vivid color photos and instructive line illustrations.
The most extensive line of basic pet information and training guides on the market, Complete Pet Owner's Manuals currently include more than 60 titles devoted to most of the AKA-recognized dog breeds, as well as other commonly owned breeds. All books are profusely illustrated with full-color photos and instructive, high-quality line art. They are written in clear, direct language that will appeal to ordinary pet owners, but they also contain information that even experienced breeders and trainers will find enlightening. Each manual is individually written by an experienced breeder, trainer, veterinarian, or qualified expert. Here is virtually everything dog lovers need to know about feeding, grooming, training, and keeping a healthy pet — as well as valuable information on the traits of individual breeds.
Information and advice to help you
take good care of your Australian Shepherd
The typical Australian Shepherd: its origins, anatomy, physical traits, temperament, and more
Expert advice: feeding, health care, training, grooming, exercise, and play activities
Understanding your Australian Shepherd: his voice, his body language, and their meaning
The energetic Australian Shepherd loves to play and work, and is a great companion for active children.
A relative newcomer to AKC-recognized breeds, this hardy canine began existence as a work dog in the Australian Outback. This volume is filled with handsome, full-color photos, instructive line art, and easy-to-read tables and charts. It provides information on all aspects of pet care for new and prospective pet owners.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 109) and index.
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