The Essential WeimaranerBook - 1996
The Essential Weimaraner The Weimaraner, a picture of grace, speed and stamina, is one of the most distinctive-looking of all breeds with its striking grey coat and light-coloured eyes. Bred in Continental Europe as a multi-purpose hunt, point, retrieve gundog, the Weimaraner has now been adopted worldwide as a effective and dependable working dog, a glamorous show dog, and a loyal family companion. The intelligent Weimaraner has also made its mark in Working Trials. In this highly comprehensive Book of the Breed, the author traces the origins of the Weimaraner and the development of the breed in different parts of the world. There is an in-depth analysis of the Breed Standard, plus useful tips on handling the Weimaraner in the show ring. Practical advice is given on choosing a puppy, training, feeding, and general care, moving on to the more specialized area of breeding and rearing a litter. The working Weimaraner is highlighted with contributions from leading Field Trial Kennels, giving invaluable information on training techniques.
Publisher: New York : Howell Book House, 1996
Branch Call Number: 636.752 Hollings
Characteristics: 168 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
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