Portraits of 40 prize-winning pedigrees
Sit? Rollover? Beg? There'll be no crowd-pleasing tricks performed by the canine beauties on these pages, as their stunning portraits are enough to warrant your attention. Featuring 40 of the world's most loved and unique pedigrees, from the French Bulldog to the English Cocker, the German Shepherd to the Alaskan Malamute, Beautiful Dogs showcases man's best friend as you've never seen him before. Each photograph is accompanied by a description of the breed, covering such information as phsyical attributes, origins and uses. An illuminating introduction also explores the history of the dog as faithful companion, working animal and show-stopping pedigree, while delightful reportage photography offers a glimpse of the stars as they prepare for their moment in front of the photographer's lens. A coffee-table book that will delight and astound in equal measure, Beautiful Dogs is the perfect git for all lovers of things canine.
Carolyn Menteith is a qualified dog trainer and behaviour expert, with over 20 years’ experience of working professionally with animals. She regularly presents TV and radio programmes, or appears as ‘dog expert guest’. She works with dog welfare organizations all around the world, and has already written several books on dog behaviour and training and runs a website. Carolyn works with and advises Dogs Trust and the Kennel Club