|SIZE:||235 x 165 mm|
|INSIDE:||90 black & white photographs, 14 line drawings|
Originally bred for hunting and fighting, the Great Dane became established as a breed in its own right in the nineteenth century, and has today become both a majestic show dog and a gentle, loyal companion.
In this book, the history of the breed is explored and the Breed Standards reproduced and discussed. Also included is much valuable information on the practicalities of buying a puppy, care, management and training, as well as advice on breeding, pregnancy and whelping, showing, judging and diseases and ailments. A special chapter is included on the breed's show history with details of famous dogs of the past and present.