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The New Complete Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Richly detailed and beautifully illustrated, "The New Complete Pembroke Welsh Corgi" is everything a breed book should be. There are wonderful chapters on history, development, the Standard, showing in conformation and Obedience, the working Pembroke, breeding, puppy rearing, care of the senior citizen and a brilliant overview of Pembrokes around the world. And that's only some of the chapter topics in this peerless tribute to the bright little herding dog from the ancient land of song.

Hardcover: 304 pages

Publisher: Howell Books; 1 edition (October 1994)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0876052499

ISBN-13: 978-0876052495

Product Dimensions: 9.6 x 6.4 x 1 inches

Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces

Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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The new complete pembroke welsh corgi offers quite a bit of information for fanciers of the breed. The history of the breed is well documented and includes rare photos of champion corgis. The text is written so as to interest both those who breed and show corgis, as well as those who are just interested in owning one as a pet. The health care information is informative and provides pet owners with important insight into corgi care. This is definitely one of the best references for the breed that I have seen.

There are a number of "breed" books out there on the Pembroke, but this is the official one. Mostly geared toward people who are interested in conformation showing and breeding, it is the only book with extensive photographs and discussions of bloodlines which have influenced the breed. Like all books by breed fanciers, it does not say anything critical about anything. If you want to find out about problems in the breed or in certain lines, you won't find it here (for example, temperament, genetic health, over-popularity). It does have short but informative sections on other topics besides showing and breeding. It is an excellent example of its kind. Certainly all Pembroke breeders should have a copy (but they probably do).

This is the most complete corgi book I've found. There's so much information I can't begin to do it justice - from history of the breed to prime examples of corgis, this book blows away every other dog book I've ever had my hands on (for any breed). Though this book might cost more, it is well worth it - I bought 5 or 6 Corgi books and this one makes the rest look like cheap info pamphlets.

This is the most recent comprehensive book on the Pembroke Welsh Corgi. it contains photos & pedigrees, as well as other information, which is both interesting to the "pet" owner as well as helpful information for the serious breeder. This version/edition replaces an earlier publication of the same name...

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