"The first title in Barron's brand-new, beautifully produced Breed Profiles series gives a detailed account of a breed that has recently soared in popularity among dog lovers. The small, flat-nosed French Bulldog is both affectionate and lovable, with its bright saucer eyes and huge ears. This large-format book tells prospective owners everything they need to know, with chapters that describe-- The Bulldog Throughout History: Origins as a mixed breed, and the breed as it's recognized today My Bulldog: Purchase and selection, breeding and breeders, getting a good start with your French Bulldog Leisure Time with the Bulldog: Education as a necessity for both you and your dog, play activities, your dog and exhibitions The Healthy Bulldog: Diet, care, disease prevention Diseases, Dangers, and Problems: Bulldog diseases and potential Bulldog problems The book is filled with large color photos showing French Bulldogs in progressive stages of growth and development, as well as at play, with kids, and simply enjoying life. A large double-page photo shows an ideal example of the breed and includes labels pointing out AKA standards"-- Provided by publisher.
"This book contains comprehensive advice for purchasing, training, feeding, and caring for a French Bulldog. It is intended primarily for novice owners with no prior experience with this breed"-- Provided by publisher.