This is the first book in the English language about this age-old breed. The book covers the origin of the breed, the development in Germany and is immigration to North America. It describes the club... More > that protects the breed on this continent and explains the breeding requirements as well as suggest numerous questions potential buyers should ask before purchasing a pup.
Daily maintenance, health and proper feeding are described and since the breed is a bird dog of the finest quality its training in the field and water is explained.
The book includes more than 90 photos (most in color) that shows the dogs and their activities.
The book concludes with three hunting trip stories with several Small Munsterlanders as well as answers to the frequently asked questions (FAQ).< Less
Michelle Bernard has a rare gift for putting in plain words extraordinarily effective and levelheaded ways to properly care for cats. Steering clear of faddish, dangerous trends and dissecting the... More > oodles of misinformation that has regrettably become the norm in mainstream advice on animal nutrition, she shines most conspicuously on the issue of a proper feline diet. By giving the reader a common-sense, straightforward strategy for preparing a diet that is based solely on the nutritional requirements of true carnivores, her book is a must-have for anyone committed to building and maintaining glowing good health for cats.< Less
The most thought-provoking book ever written on dog behavior and training.
Generations of dogs have been labeled as training-lemons for requiring actual motivation when all along they were perfectly... More > normal. Numerous other completely and utterly normal dogs have been branded as canine misfits simply because they grew up to act like dogs. Barking, chewing, sniffing, licking, jumping up, and occasionally, (just like people), having arguments, is as normal and natural for dogs as wagging tails and burying bones. However, all dogs need to be taught how to modify their normal and natural behaviors to adjust to human culture. Sadly, all too often, when the dog's way of life conflicts with human rules and standards, many dogs are discarded and summarily put to death. That's quite the Culture Clash.
“Simply, the best dog book I have ever read!”
-Dr Ian Dunbar, Founder of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT)< Less