Written by a breed expert, this book covers the history & origin of the Australian Cattle Dog, the original breed standard and the changes made in todays standard, defines the breed characteristics of temperament, allowing the novice to appreciate the good and bad points when purchasing a puppy for show, work, or pet.
Discusses anatomy and structure, how to prepare for your new puppy and some basic training, how to prepare for the show ring and how to show.
Also a section on breeding and whelping. Many black & white photos, a few in color.
Hardcover: 128 pages Publisher: Lutheran Publishing House (1988) Language: English ISBN-10: 0731622200 ISBN-13: 978-0731622207