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German shorthaired pointer

Author: Nona Kilgore Bauer
Publisher: Allenhurst, N.J. : Kennel Club Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. American edView all editions and formats
Traces the history of the breed, describes breed standards, discusses a German shorthaired pointer's care and grooming requirements, and includes information on training.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nona Kilgore Bauer
ISBN: 1593782748 9781593782740
OCLC Number: 53160015
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 155 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: 9 History of the German Shorthaired Pointer --
Come into the fields and meet the remarkably versatile GSP Learn about --
this Continental pointer's development in Europe as well as its spread in --
popularity to the US and the UK. Known throughout the world for its hunt- --
ing prowess and professionalism in the field, the GSP has a long history of --
excellence in Germany, where it is regarded as the nation's pride and joy. --
2 Characteristics of the German Shorthaired Pointer --
Find out if the GSP is the right dog for you and your family Blessed with a --
hardy constitution, a high activity level and superior intelligence, the GSP --
makes an unbeatable companion for the right owners. New owners will --
learn about the breed's physical characteristics and pet attributes as well as --
health concerns. --
9 Breed Standard for the German Shorthaired Pointer --
Learn the requirements of a wetilbred German Shorthaired Pointer by --
studying the description of the breed set forth in the American Kennel Club --
and German standards. Both show dogs and pets must possess key charac- --
teristics as outlined in the breed standard. --
3l Your Puppy German Shorthaired Pointer --
Be advised about choosing a reputable breeder and selecting a healthy, typi --
cal puppy Understand the responsibilities of ownership, including home --
preparation, acclimatization, the vet and prevention of common puppy --
problems. --
4 Everyday Care of Your German Shorthaired Pointe --
Enter into a sensibe discussion of dietary and feeding considerations, exer- --
cise, grooming, traveling and identification of your dog. This chapter --
discusses German Shorthaired Pointer care for all stages of development. --
TrainirngYour German Shorthaired Ponte r 80 --
by Charlotte Schwartz --
Be informed about the importance of training your German Shorthaired Pointer --
"from the basics of housebreaking and understanding the development of a young --
dog to executing obedience commands (sit, stay, down, etc). --
Hea th Care of Your German Shorthaired Pointer 106 --
Discover how to select a proper veterinarian and care for your dog at all --
stages of life. Topics include vaccination scheduling, skin problems, dealng --
with external and internal parasites and common medical and behavioral --
conditions. --
our Senior German Shorthaired Pointer 141 --
Recognize the signs of an aging dog, both behavioral and medica; imple- --
ment a senior-care program with your vet and become comfortable with --
making the final decisions and arrangements for your senior German Short- --
haired Pointer. --
howing Your German Shorthaired Ponter 148 --
Experience the AKC dog show world, inuding different types of shows and --
the making of a champion. Go beyond the conformation ring to obedience --
trials, agility trials and more.
Other Titles: Comprehensive guide to owning and caring for your dog
Responsibility: by Nona Kilgore Bauer.
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