Deriving its name from the Flemish, the Bouvier des Flandres is the famous hard-working cow-herding dog of Belgium and France whose origins trace back one thousand years. The modern Bouvier des Flandres, rough and gruff in appearance, is a talented multi-purpose dog, a formidable protection dog and a loyal family companion. Regarded as a great dog for children, despite his stature and strength, the Bouvier possesses a steady demeanour and a virtuous character. Given the proper training, this confident and vigorous canine can become a marvellous family pet and guardian.
Written by Belgian breed expert and renowned international judge, Dr Robert Pollet, this book provides the much-needed accurate information about the Bouvier des Flandres and its origins and history, breed character and standard, as well as puppy selection, feeding, basic obedience, proper puppy precautions, house-training and preventative health care. In addition to its authoritative, lively text, this book presents over 135 photographs in full colour, which prove to be as informative as they are attractive. Helpful hints and important information are highlighted to provide easy access to everything the reader needs to know about life with a Bouvier des Flandres.
Whether it's basic training, socialisation or allergies, this book is the way to prevention, providing the reader with the necessary guidance an owner needs from puppyhood through the senior years. Recommended by top breeders and trainers, this book is the responsible first choice of every new owner of a Bouvier des Flandres.
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Author : Dr. Robert Pollet
Hardcover - 155 pages