Hailed as one of the world’s most accomplished police and military dogs, the Belgian Malinois continues to gain in popularity in the United States as more people discover the versatility and utility of this very talented working breed. Written by Belgian breed specialist, Dr. Robert Pollet, this Comprehensive Owner’s Guide offers an insightful look at the European and American history of this superb breed, one of four related herding breeds from Belgium. In addition to chapters on the Belgian Malinois’s special traits and abilities and an authoritative look at the breed standard, the book includes chapters on puppy selection, socialization, and care, house-training, obedience, feeding, grooming, exercise, and competing in shows and trials, all illustrated with quality color photographs. The health chapter discusses parasite prevention, inoculations, and finding a skilled veterinarian for the Malinois. Sidebars throughout offer helpful advice to readers about hundreds of topics. Fully indexed.
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Published March 13, 2012
by Kennel Club Books.
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