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|Meet the Brussels Griffon: a toy breed that has
been celebrated on the Continent for over 500
years, captured in the portraits of the great
European masters and prized by ladies of culture
for his cheeky expressions and clever ways. Today
the monkey-faced street urchin turned Belgian
specialty is beloved by ladies and gentlemen alike.
Whether clad in his traditional wiry coat or in its
smooth coat, referred to as the Petit Brabaçon, the
Brussels Griffon has enjoyed a faithful following in
the US for over a hundred years. By no means one
of America’s most popular toy breeds, the Brussels
Griffon attracts a most distinguishing fancy who
have acquired a taste for this comical, often
devilish, always engaging canine.
This Comprehensive Owner’s Guide details the
Brussels Griffon’s origins in Europe as well as the
breed’s history in the United States, a chronicle that
will be welcomed by newcomers and seasoned
Griffon folk alike. Author Juliette Cunliffe, a toy
breed expert, provides insightful chapters about the
breed’s characteristics and breed standard,
painting a masterful portrait of this unique
companion breed. A special chapter on house-
training and obedience training the Griffon proves
insightful, helpful and reliable.
Additionally, in a lavishly illustrated chapter on
preventive healthcare, renowned veterinarian Dr.
Lowell Ackerman addresses all of the concerns of
the responsible owner, from selecting a great vet to
controlling parasites and the major infectious
diseases. From the first days with the new puppy in
the owner’s home to the special care for a senior
dog, this new volume will prove an invaluable
addition to every Griffon lover’s library.
|The go-to resource for keeping pups
healthy and happy...Takes the guesswork
out of caring for any kind of dog.
An indispensable medical reference for
every dog-owning household. Written by
a veterinarian with a gift for presenting
complex information in a lively, accessible
way, this book covers everything from
choosing the right puppy (or adopting the
perfect adult) to caring for the senior dog.
Thoroughly discusses more than 100
canine illnesses, and includes the most
up-to-date information on pet food safety,
"designer" dog breeds, homemade diets,
vaccine protocols, obesity and heart
disease, pet insurance, and more.
|Breed Specific Products