THE JACK RUSSELL TERRIER: ITS TRAINING AND ENTERING. By Brian Plummer.

THE JACK RUSSELL TERRIER: ITS TRAINING AND ENTERING. By Brian Plummer.

IN PURSUIT OF CONEY. By Brian Plummer.

IN PURSUIT OF CONEY. By Brian Plummer.

THE COMPLETE JACK RUSSELL TERRIER. By Brian Plummer.

1980 1st edition. 8vo (158 x 240mm). Pp158. B/w photographs and illustrations. Brown boards, spine titled in silver-gilt.

"In this classic work, Brian Plummer gives the history of the breed's origins and traces its development. Having dispensed with the myths that surround the origin of the Jack Russell, he gives advice on choosing one, and rearing and training it as a working dog. All aspects of breeding are covered, including the pros and cons of inbreeding and outcrossing." Chapters include: The legend, the fact behind the legend; The Jack Russell Club of Great Britain; Choosing a terrier; Rearing a puppy; Entering a puppy to quarry - rat, mink, stoat and the mink, coypu, fox, badger, otter, wildcat; Rabbit hunting - ferreting dogs, bushing dogs, rough-and-ready gun dogs; Breeding; Inbreeding and outcrossing, the Dog Breeder's Act; Working terrier shows; Ailments and diseases - distemper, canine viral hepatitis (Rubarth's disease), leptospirosis, Canicola fever; Worms - roundworms, tapeworms; Skin infections - mange, eczema; Wounds; Ear canker; Fleas and ticks. Appendix: The Jack Russell Terrier Club of Great Britain.
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Book Code
5535
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Author Plummer (David Brian). (1936-2003).
Book Code 5535
ISBN 0851151213 / 0851151213
Book Description Stains to boards, slight ripple to top corner of pages due to former exposure to damp else good copy in wrinkled and soiled dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1980
Publisher The Boydell Press.
Place Woodbridge, Suffolk.