Collins Dog Showing: From Beginners to Winners

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9780007134687: Collins Dog Showing: From Beginners to Winners

Superbly illustrated, this is the first truly practical guide to all aspects of dog showing. Learn how to play and hopefully to win at the showing game, with advice from an internationally-renowned expert on the breeds, the rules and the shows.

The world of dog showing is fascinating and rewarding but its regulations, etiquette and jargon can also be bewildering. Collins Dog Showing contains detailed up-to-date information and special features on types of shows and breed groups, preparation for the show, ringcraft classes, handling, judging, movement in the ring and nervous dogs.

Winners of the Supreme Champion at Crufts always provoke tremendous interest and this book features inspirational interviews with some past winners. In these illustrated features, they discuss how they started in dog showing and the secrets of their success.

Reading this book will not only increase your chances of success in the show ring but also your enjoyment of the dog scene as a whole.

Chapter Breakdown:
· Starting out
· Learning the ropes
· The fit and healthy dog
· Grooming for show
· Preparing your dog
· Show time
· Travelling abroad
· Rules and regulations

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The world of dog showing is fascinating and rewarding but its regulations, etiquette and jargon can be bewildering. This superbly illustrated guide, written by internationally-renowned breeder and dog show judge Robert Killick, provides practical advice and information to all aspects of the dog showing world.

Follow these guidelines on breeds, shows and rules and you'll increase both your chances of winning and your enjoyment of the showing game.
You too could become a winner.

Contents include:
• Starting out
• learning the ropes
• the fit and healthy dog
• grooming for show
• preparing your dog
• show time
• travelling abroad
• rules and regulations

About the Author:

Robert Killick is an internationally-known figure in the world of pedigree dogs, having bred and exhibited regularly and successfully for over 25 years. He writes a weekly column for Our Dogs, the leading canine newspaper in the UK, and a monthly feature in Dogs Today. In addition, he is a regular contributor to Sweden's Hundersport, the Australian National Dog, the Irish Heel and America's Dog World.

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