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dog & horse books: breeding, training, showing, judging, performance

ALASKAN MALAMUTE YESTERDAY AND TODAY
978-157779-126-3

THE ALASKAN MALAMUTE
by Barbara Brooks and Sherry E. Wallis                                                  Add to Cart

Covers every aspect of the Malamute at work, in the conformation and performance, and includes the most accurate history of the Alaskan Malamute published. The authors trace pedigrees back to the original foundation stock, discuss the foundation breeders, differences in bloodlines, and Malamutes in other countries. They analyze the breed Standard, addresss color genetics, kennel setup, and much more important and necessary information. Now published “on demand” in small quantities, it has been updated to include 2011 winners.

Complete Guide to Alaskan Malamutes Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

• Finding the right Mal, basic care and health
• Training puppies, working dogs, show dogs and more
• Grooming the Malamute
• What you need to know before you breed: genetics, hereditary concerns, choosing a mate, responsibilities
• Raising and evaluating puppies
• Rescue, wolf crosses, and more

Hundreds of photos and illustrations, color section, bibliography, appendices, index of early kennels, pedigrees, index ISBN 978-1-57779-126-3 8 1/2 x 11” Soft cover edition $36.95

AUTHORS BOBBIE BROOKS AND SHERRY WALLIS

The authors, both AKC licensed judges as well as breeders, provide “inside” information only a breeder/exhibitor would know. Both have been involved with the breed for over three decades. Barbara has also judged abroad and presented educational seminars. She is approved to judge BIS.

ALASKAN MALAMUTE CONTENTS

PART I. LIFE WITH AN ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Meet the Alaskan Malamute
Caring for Your Malamute
Training Your Mal
The Well-Mannered Mal
The Working Mal
Grooming
The Breed Standard
The Show Dog

PART II. THE MALAMUTE THROUGH HISTORY
Origins
The Mal Moves Outside Alaska
The Chinook Dogs
The Modern Malamute Malamutes
Around the World
Malamutes Go to Hollywood

PART III. THE FUTURE OF THE BREED
Breeding Your Malamute
Making Genetics Work for You
Inherited & Congenital Problems
Raising the Malamute Puppy
Teenager to Adult Wolf Hybrids
Malamute Rescue
AMCA National Specialty Winners
Bibliography
Other Sources of Information

 

REVIEWS FOR ALASKAN MALAMUTE

"...by far and away the best and most comprehensive book on the breed so far published, (including my own).”
     --J. Al-Haddad, Dog World, England

“Should be on the ‘must-read’ list for all judges licenses or on permit. A well-organized and well researched book. I highly recommend it to everyone in the breed.”     
     --Stephen Sawyer, Dogs in Canada

“I was hooked from the first page. . . the expressive style of writing, mixed with a touch of true-to-the-breed humor, made reading this book a pleasure. Whether you are a seasoned breeder or a potential pet owner, this book offers the most detailed and thorough information available.”
     --Vicky Jones, AKC Gazette

“Superb book on a majestic breed!”
      --A reader from Kansas on the internet

“In my opinion, the ‘cream of any publication’ written about Malamutes.”     
      --Delecrouix Kennels, Australia (on Amazon.com)

 

 

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