A Distinctive Guide to the Glorious Aussie
Recipient of numerous awards and rave reviews, The Australian Shepherd: Champion of Versatility is the definitive book on the Aussie for anyone who loves the breed and for those considering adding one of these intelligent, energetic dogs to their family. Australian Shepherd expert Liz Palika reveals the breed in all its glory, taking you from the decision to raise an Aussie to the challenges of training to the remarkable achievements the breed has made in competition.
Inside, youll find a wealth of information on the popular Aussie, which ranks 35th in registrations with the American Kennel Club. Palika, herself a member of the Australian Shepherd Club of America, covers everything an Aussie owner needs to knowfrom proper nutrition and health care to the decision of whether or not to breed. Youll see just how athletic and willing to learn these dogs are, as Palika explains the basics of competition for performance enthusiasts considering an Aussie for obedience and/or agility. Most of all, youll fall in love with these delightful dogs as you discover how much joy they can bring to your life.
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