A beautifully illustrated guide to keeping lurchers as pets, whether owning your dog from a puppy or adopting through a rescue charity. With detailed information on all aspects of care and practical advice on ownership throughout, Lurchers as Pets is essential reading for anyone considering owning a lurcher, or wanting to better understand and care for their dog. Further topics covered include puppy care and rescue lurchers; diet, grooming and health; socialization and play; training - recall, retrieve, muzzle training and basic commands; problem solving and behavioural issues and finally, responsible lurcher ownership including legal requirements. Comprehensively illustrated with 116 colour photographs by Liz Rodgers.
The Pet Owner's Guide series, including new titles, now comprises 35 books on dog breeds or training and 16 titles on other animals. Each book is written by an expert on the breed or animal concerned, and covers choosing a pet, basic obedience, exercise and health care, plus much more with the specific breed in mind. Both words and pictures are unique, with no repeat material transferred from book to book. The more recent titles in this series are available in the U.S. for the first time.
This first collection of Pet Tales, compiled by former Life editor Anne Cuthbertson, features a talking dog and a surfboarding cat, a chicken that thinks it's human, a foul-tempered duck called Mussolini, a bear called Tina, and an escaped cornsnake who may still be at large under the floorboards. Readers will adore the cast of quirky, sympathetic, heroic and adorable characters, including Lovable Rogues, Timid Souls, Hunters and Gatherers, Escape Artists, Givers of Joy and Dearly Departed. With a foreword by the dog-lover, television presenter and adventurer Ben Fogle, this heart-warming, hilarious and at times heart-breaking book is a must for anyone who has ever loved a pet. The Pet Tales column of the Sunday Telegraph launched in 2010, giving readers the opportunity to send in their own stories and pictures. It quickly developed a devoted following with close to a thousand submissions to date.
Containing All the Statutes Now in Force, Respecting the Different Species of Game; Including Those which Have Been Made for the Preservation of Sea and River Fish. Illustrated with the Best and Most Approved Judicial Determinations Thereon, Brought Down to the Present Time, Collected from the Law Reporters ...
Plummer's reminiscences of his early lurchers and the men that bred them, of poaching, coursing and dog-fighting, with his views on the different crosses used in breeding lurchers. "An excellent book about lurchers and their raffish owners." (Shooting Times).