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Dog Decoder

How to Identify Any Dog, Any Time

David Alderton, D.V.M Fogle, Bruce (Foreword by), Marc Henrie (By (photographer))


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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (10/2/2018)
Paperback (9/1/2011)


Discover your mutt’s family tree with this extensive guide to mixed breeds.

Understanding which breeds are part of your dog’s mix will help you to better appreciate its special nature. With The Dog Decoder, you’ll learn how to identify physical traits that can be used to decipher your dog’s ancestry. Extensive descriptions of various characteristics, full-color photographs, and dozens of “dog-nosis” examples that analyze a mutt’s features make this a handy book for anyone who has ever wondered where their dog came from.

Thunder Bay Press, 9781684125593, 192pp.

Publication Date: September 4, 2018

About the Author

David Alderton is known internationally for his books about dogs and their care. He has been awarded the Maxwell Medallion by the Dog Writers Association of America for his work, and he regularly contributes to radio and television broadcasts in the United Kingdom and throughout the world.

Bruce Fogle is a practicing veterinarian and a best-selling author. Raised and educated in Canada, since 1970 he has practiced in London, where he set up Europe’s first emergency veterinary clinic and founded the charity Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. For his services both to dogs and to the disabled, Queen Elizabeth II awarded him the honor of Member of the Order of the British Empire.

Marc Henrie is a world-renowned photographer, with dozens of books in publication and a lifetime of experience in photographing and filming animals. He currently lives and works in the United Kingdom, where his most famous models have been the dogs of the British Royal Family.