Going for the Blue

Inside the World of Show Dogs and Dog Shows
By Roger A. Caras (Electronic Book, 2001)
In this patented puppy tell-all, Roger Caras will enlighten, edify, and amuse you with the inside scoop that only he can provide onwhat really goes on behind the scenes of dog shows.

He gives a brief history of how, without knowledge of genetics, ancient people first selectively bred dogs from wolves. He goes onto explain which factors are utilitarian and which are purelyaesthetic and how these figure in judging a dog today.

He then describes how dog shows have evolved, how winners areselected, the immense amount of preparation that goes intogrooming a show dog, what constitutes a champion, and the mostimportant factor in a dog show: politics.

In this patented puppy tell-all, Roger Caras will enlighten, edify, and amuse you with the inside scoop that only he can provide onwhat really goes on behind the scenes of dog shows.

He gives a brief history of how, without knowledge of genetics, ancient people first selectively bred dogs from wolves. He goes onto explain which factors are utilitarian and which are purelyaesthetic and how these figure in judging a dog today.

He then describes how dog shows have evolved, how winners areselected, the immense amount of preparation that goes intogrooming a show dog, what constitutes a champion, and the mostimportant factor in a dog show: politics.
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  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Price: $9.99 US/$9.99 CAN
  • ISBN-13: 9780759541450
  • On Sale Date: 02/06/2001
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