The sections on veterinary care and tools alone will save most people more money than the cost of this book, while the tips on digging, locator collars, skunk toxic shock, and handling quarry at the end of a dig, may save you more than money.
This book is about working terriers, but if you show, breed or judge any type of terrier, you will find this book an eye-opener. Chapter One, for example, explains why (and how) the development of dog shows resulted in the elevation of linked structural characteristics that have resulted in breed after terrier breed disappearing from the working field, while Chapter Four explains what is really required in a good working terrier.
Patrick Burns' book about working terriers is just more of the same opinionated and judgmental screed that you can find in his regular blog "Terrierman. Read morePublished on July 8, 2012 by Larkin Vonalt
It's a very informative book. Well organized, and nice illustrations. I enjoyed that has a lot of history regarding working dogs and also has a chapter about training.Published on December 9, 2011 by Marianela Diaz Rodriguez
I had the unfortunate luck to follow a link to a conversation about purebred dog genetics on the author's blog. Read morePublished on March 8, 2011 by LMF