THE COMPLETE JACK RUSSELL TERRIER. By Brian Plummer.
1980 1st edition. 8vo (158 x 240mm). Pp158. B/w photographs and 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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|Author||Plummer (David Brian). (1936-2003).|
|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.|
|Publisher||The Boydell Press.|