The Beagle Handbook

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Barron's Educational Series, 2000 - 197 pages
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Here is detailed advice for owners of this cheerful breed, which is adaptable as a hunter or a household pet. Titles in this pet care series are similar to Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manuals, but are larger, with more detailed instruction and more illustrations. The books advise pet owners on purchase, health care, nutritious feeding, proper housing and other facts important to owners and their pets. All books in this series have dozens of high quality, full-color photos and instructive line drawings.
 

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I personally have a beagle, and this book is excellent for people who are or have a beagle.

Contents

Birth of the Beagle
7
Who Is This Beagle?
13
Picking the Best Beagle
29
Getting to Know Your Beagle
43
Beagle Accommodations and Accouterments
55
A Tidy Beagle
63
The Active Beagle
69
Games Avocations and Careers
94
The Conformation Beagle
133
Whats for Dinner?
145
Beagle Health
153
Parasitism
168
Beagle Emergencies
176
To Breed or Not to Breed
184
Glossary
190
Index
196

The Hunting Beagle
120

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2000)

DAN RICE, DVM, spent several decades at the Denver Small Animal Hospital, specializing in small animal medicine and surgery. He has also been the house veterinarian for an Iditarod team and a kennel of hunting dogs. Rice has written books about companion animals for adults and children.

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