Structure in Action: The Makings of a Durable Dog

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STRUCTURE IN ACTION is a must for all who share their active lives with dogs. It is an invaluable reference book for anyone wanting a dog for the high-octane lifestyle, since working and performance dogs need the soundest possible structure. Also, it provides excellent information for breeders, who bear the responsibility for matching the most suitable puppy or dog to a client s expectations. With over 400 visuals, this book details the structural strengths to strive for in breeding programs and the structural issues that must be taken into consideration before leading a dog into an active life.

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Pat Hastings has been involved with dogs since 1959. She is currently an AKC judge and a highly respected educator in the dog world. Her articles have appeared in such publications as the AKC Gazette, Dog News, Clean Run and numerous breed magazines. Her seminars, presentations and litter evaluations have benefited fanciers for over 18 years.

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Pat has done it again with this incredible journey into structure and the pertinence to action. This is a must read for anyone who owns and works with dogs the dogs structure has to be considered when examining the job of the dog. Pat outlines structure clearly and precisely as it pertains to the action of the dog. Dogs will be forever grateful. --Dr. Debbie Gross Saunders, Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner , Author. Lecturer and teacher

Dogs, just like people, are not perfect. But, they need to be the best they can be and that's OUR job. I can't think of a better word than durability. That's what all of us need - a durable dog! Everyone wants his or her dog to live a long, healthy, happy life. That is the true tell of success. Obviously a durable dog will be the best - whether it's on a couch, in a show ring, weaving poles, coursing or pulling a sled! It is a book that will make you stare at your dog and think ..... --Aliy Zirkle Biologist, 10 time Iditarod musher, the only woman to win the 1000 mile Yukon Quest

Dogs, just like people, are not perfect. But, they need to be the best they can be and that's OUR job. I can't think of a better word than durability. That's what all of us need - a durable dog! Everyone wants his or her dog to live a long, healthy, happy life. That is the true tell of success. Obviously a durable dog will be the best - whether it's on a couch, in a show ring, weaving poles, coursing or pulling a sled! It is a book that will make you stare at your dog and think ..... --Aliy Zirkle Biologist, 10 time Iditarod musher, the only woman to win the 1000 mile Yukon Quest

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