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The Dachshund Handbook (Barron's Pet Handbooks) Paperback – November 17, 2005

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Product Details

  • Series: Barron's Pet Handbooks
  • Paperback: 168 pages
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series (May 1, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0764126733
  • ISBN-13: 978-0764126734
  • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 6.2 x 7.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #166,730 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

D. Caroline Coile, Ph.D. has written 34 books and hundreds of magazine and scientific articles about dogs. She writes the monthly Breeder's Notebook column for Dog World magazine and the bi-monthly Nutrition column for the AKC Gazette. Her dog writing awards include the Dog Writer's Association of America Maxwell Award (eight times), the AKC Canine Health Foundation Award (twice), the Eukanuba Canine Health Award (twice), and the DWAA Denlinger Award. Her best-known book is Barron's Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds. She has also written two children's books about dogs.

Caroline holds a Ph.D. in Psychology from Florida State University, with research interests in canine behavior, senses, genetics and neuropsychology. She has taught college classes in psychology, behavioral genetics, animal senses, and animal learning, among others. She has served as a canine consultant to the FAA and has served on the AKC Canine Health Foundation President's Council. She has appeared on television and radio shows, including NPR's Talk of the Nation and Australia's Breakfast Radio. She has been quoted in Newsweek magazine and USA Today.

On a practical level, Caroline has lived with dogs all of her life, and has competed in dog events since 1975. She is the only person to have owned Best in Show, Best in Field, High in Trial (obedience), and High in Trial (agility) salukis, and they were all owner-handled. Her dogs have included nationally ranked #1 show and #1 obedience salukis, and top-10 lure-coursing, agility, rally and racing salukis.

www.carolinecoile.com

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20 of 25 people found the following review helpful By David H. Golden on May 6, 2007
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As a recent owner of Dachshunds (a male and two females)with the intent to breed each female at least once, this was one of the most informant books I have read. There are lots of good books available, but I found this to have most of the information under one cover.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Jeannie Portland, Or on March 17, 2014
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I was new to the dachshund breed when I came a cross one that needed to be rescued. Although I had dogs all my life, I always had big dogs. I felt I needed information about the breed to help me know the breed. This book help me with the information I needed.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Heather R. McDaniel on May 12, 2013
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Really detailed, great photos and insightful! I recommend for all Dachshund lovers or dog lovers in general, the pictures alone are fun to have for the book.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By wildflower60s on April 12, 2011
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I have looked through many different dog books over the years and highly recommend Barron's as the most comprehensive, informative, easy to read and reference. In order to understand our canine companions, we must know how their instincts developed over centuries of evolution; learning how to accept and/or curb those instincts goes a long way towards insuring a successful relationship between pet and owner. Plus, the Barron's books are written in such a way that even the non-reader is drawn back to complete the book cover-to-cover.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Richard Brown on March 1, 2014
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very informative and lots of information, suggested by our breeder. I would suggest this for the first time Doxie owner
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By karen on October 6, 2013
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Of course loving a Dachshund for a pet, I love
all the caretaking tips as well as the pictures in the book
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Shady Glaives Of Death on February 4, 2013
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I love this handbook, it truely comes in handy when you really wish to know more about youe pet Dachshund !
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Tamara Powers on August 16, 2013
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This book was a great book with lots of valuable and easy to ready information. It was a great puchase.
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