Greyhound

Greyhound

Breeding. (a Vintage Dog Books Breed Classic), Coursing, Racing, Etc. (a Vintage Dog Books Breed Classic)

eBook - 2013
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The author was a well known greyhound man. He was as successful with his dogs on the track as he was in the field. His many years of expert knowledge are encapsulated within this book's two hundred and sixty eight pages. Twenty seven comprehensive chapters contain Valuable Information on: Origins and History of Greyhound Racing. Future of the Greyhound? What is a Good Greyhound? Breeding. Walks v. Rearing at Home. The Whelping Hut. Management of the Brood Bitch. Rearing. Management of the Saplings. Training. Proper Racing Weight. Transport and its Effect on Coursing. Blood. Selection of the Racing Brood Bitch. Kennel Ailments and Their Treatment. Weights of Growing Greyhounds. Measurements of Points. Rearing and Training Expenses. The Show Greyhound. Breeding and Rearing Champions. Greyhounds as Companions. Kennel Construction. Etc. The contents are well illustrated with vintage photographs of famous greyhounds and Waterloo Cup winners of the time. This is a fascinating read for any Greyhound enthusiast or historian of the breed, but also contains much information that is still useful and practical today.
Publisher: [United States] : Vintage Dog Books : Made available through hoopla, 2013
ISBN: 9781446545904
1446545903
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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