Synopses & Reviews
Although originally bred for the now-outlawed sport of bull baiting, today's bulldog is typically mild tempered and a loyal household companion. This book is a brand-new title in Barron's extensive line of Complete Pet Owner's Manuals. They advise current and soon-to-be pet owners on the care of dogs and cats of virtually all recognized breeds, as well as on birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, small mammals, and even exotic creatures like tarantulas and sugar gliders. The information in each book is authoritative but the language is non-technical and easy for every pet owner to understand. Every title in this series is individually written from first page to last by a breeder, trainer, veterinarian, or other animal specialist. All Complete Pet Owner's Manuals are filled with high-quality color photos and instructive line art.
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.
Discusses choosing a bulldog, food, grooming, health, obedience training, showing, breeding, raising puppies, and caring for the older bulldog.
Although bred originally for the "sport" of bullbaiting, modern bulldogs are typically civilized, loyal, and charming companions, if sometimes given to stubbornness. This illustrated manual tells dog lovers what to expect when they acquire a bulldog, as well as everything they need to know about keeping a healthy and happy pet.
Information and advice to help you take good care of your Bulldog
The typical Bulldog: its origins, anatomy, physical traits, temperament, and more
Expert advice: choosing and training your dog, feeding, health care, exercise, grooming, and more
Understanding your Bulldog: its voice and body language, and their meaning
Step-by-step directions for everyday care Informative and attractive checklists and sidebars Filled with handsome full-color photos
Today's typical Bulldog is a mild tempered, loyal household companion.