Synopses & Reviews
New in Barron's series of Dog Bibles is . The German Shorthaired Pointer is a sociable dog who needs human company to thrive. He generally gets along well with children, which makes him a great household pet. Owners are advised that leaving this active dog alone for prolonged periods invites opportunities for mischief. Veterinarian-approved advice and information on canine care is the hallmark of the widely praised Barron's Dog Bibles series. Each title is devoted to a specific breed, and describes physical traits, breed history, behavior characteristics, potential health problems, and recommended training methods. These books also advise first-time dog owners on what to look for when choosing a puppy. The DVD enclosed with each book presents an informal dog training course that has proved especially enlightening to new owners. Color photos on most pages.