Farm Dogs: a Comprehensive Breed Guide to 93 Guardians, Herders, Terriers, and Other Canine Working Partners 9781612125930, 161212593X

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Farm Dogs: a Comprehensive Breed Guide to 93 Guardians, Herders, Terriers, and Other Canine Working Partners
 9781612125930, 161212593X

Table of contents :
Cover
Title Page
Copyright
Dedication
Contents
Introduction
1. A Short History of Man and Dog Together
2. Understanding the Working Farm Dog
3. Choosing the Right Dog
4. Livestock Guardian Dogs
Akbash Dog
Anatolian Shepherd Dog
Armenian Gampr
Caucasian Ovcharka
Central Asian Shepherd
Estrela Mountain Dog
Great Pyrenees
Kangal Dog
Karakachan Dog
Komondor
Kuvasz
Maremma Sheepdog
Polish Tatra Sheepdog
Pyrenean Mastiff
Šarplaninac
Slovensky Cuvac
Spanish Mastiff
Tibetan Mastiff
Tornjak
Additional LGD Breeds
5. Herding Dogs
Australian Cattle Dog
Australian Shepherd. Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle DogBearded Collie
Beauceron
Bergamasco Sheepdog
Berger Picard
Border Collie
Briard
Cardigan Welsh Corgi
Rough and Smooth Collies
Dutch Shepherd Dog
English Shepherd
German Shepherd Dog
Icelandic Sheepdog
Lancashire Heeler
Finnish Lapphund & Swedish Lapphund
Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dog
Mudi
Norwegian Buhund
Old English Sheepdog
Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Polish Lowland Sheepdog
Puli
Pyrenean Shepherd
Samoyed
Schapendoes
Shetland Sheepdog
Additional Herding Breeds
6. Terriers and Earthdogs
Australian Terrier
Border Terrier
Cairn Terrier. DachshundFox Terrier
Irish Terrier
Jack Russell, Parson Russell, and Russell Terrier
Lakeland Terrier
Miniature Schnauzer
Norfolk and Norwich Terriers
Patterdale Terriers
Rat Terrier
Additional Terrier Breeds
7. Traditional and Multipurpose Farm Dogs
Airedale Terrier
Belgian Shepherd Dogs
Groenendael
Laekenois
Malinois
Tervuren
Bouvier des Flandres
Canaan Dog
Danish Swedish Farmdog
Giant Schnauzer
Hovawart
Karelian Bear Dog
Keeshond
Kerry Blue Terrier
Leonberger
Newfoundland
Portuguese Water Dog
Pumi
Rottweiler
Schipperke. Sennenhunde --
The Swiss Mountain Dog BreedsAppenzeller Sennenhund
Bernese Mountain Dog
Entlebucher Mountain Dog
Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
Standard Schnauzer
Acknowledgments
Resources
Bibliography
Index.

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