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K9 Working Breeds: Characteristics and Capabilities

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In order to understand people better, we often look to their past. Resi Gerritsen and Ruud Haak show that the same is true for dog breeds. By taking a look back through the history of those breeds most active in K9 work, Gerritsen and Haak reveal why the traits of each breed emerged to make them world class K9 workers.

Each chapter in this book examines the history, charact
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Hardcover, 248 pages
Published January 1st 2007 by Dog Training Press
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This book either needed more proofing or a better translation. The incorrectly ordered sentences and persistently incorrect word choices made it something of a tedious read.

At times it was also almost Biblical in its recitation of somebody begetting somebody else, information that is incomplete and useful only if you are A) familiar with the lines to some degree already or B) do some internet searches. Sometimes there was an extremely brief description of a given dog or what characteristics it p
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