"...a significant new publication about the Bouvier......
I can think of no person more qualified to write such
a book than Jim Engel." Erik Houttuin
A classic every Bouvier des Flandres owner, breeder, or judge must have. From the working heritage that shaped the Bouvier soul to a thoughtful discussion of the future of the breed, author Jim Engel writes with an obvious love for his breed and a depth of understanding stemming from years of experience and research.
Selecting the right puppy or dog
The breed standard
Discipline and training
Daily care and grooming
Becoming a breeder
Origins in Europe and America
Conformation and working competition
Pedigrees and photos trace the breed from
it's formation in the fields of Flandres,
in Europe today, and it's importation
to the U. S. and Canada. Truly an international
book, covering all aspects
of the breed with special emphasis on the importance of
understanding and preserving the Bouvier's working heritage.
Engel, breeder of a number of conformation and working champions, is past president of the North American Working Bouvier Association, and has judged an number of specialty sweepstakes shows. He continues to breed on a limited basis, and has developed an extensive pedigree data base for the breed.
Bouvier des Flandres by James R. Engel
Hardbound, 256 pages, I SBN 0-931866-53-7
Alpine Publications, Inc.
P.O. Box 7027,
Loveland, CO 80537
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Winner of the prestigious "Breed Book of the Year"
award for 1991 from the Dog Writer's Association of America.