Stand! is the must-have guide to dog showing in the UK, for beginners and seasoned exhibitors alike. From the mechanics and rules of exhibiting, to specific showing information for currently recognized breeds, Stand! includes everything you need to know about dog showing in the UK, with over 250 beautiful illustrations. Topics covered include: an introduction to dog showing; companion shows to champion shows; regulations, how to enter and understanding the judging process; buying and preparing a puppy to show, ringcraft training and basic grooming; showing information for all currently recognized breeds; Crufts; showing your dog abroad and finally the future of showing in the UK.
Stand! by Trish Haill
About the author
With a background in psychology and research, Trish Haill spent twenty-eight years working in local government with many years in senior management positions. Her varied career included experience of speaking at several national conferences. Trish now concentrates on writing and website design, and hobbies including reading, walking and showing her dog. She was inspired to write this book on entering the world of dog showing and finding there was not enough information on the subject. Trish and her dog Bess have risen from the ranks of novice dog showing to qualifying for Crufts.
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