This book is the 2005 winner of the Dog Writers Association of America award, The Maxwell, in the single breed pet guides category
From the Back Cover
Information and advice to help you
take good care of your Irish Wolfhound
The typical Irish Wolfhound: its origins, anatomy, physical traits, temperament, and more
Expert advice: feeding, health care training, grooming, exercise, and play activities
Understanding your Irish Wolfhound: its voice, its body language, and their meaning
This gentle giant needs plenty of space for regular exercise. Despite its size, it is good with children and, when properly introduced, other dogs.
This gentle giant requires plenty of room for regular exercise, and its shaggy coat needs regular grooming. Despite its size, it is good with children and other dogs. Heavily illustrated with vivid color photos and instructive line art, Barron’s Complete Pet Owner’s Manuals show and inform pet owners regarding proper care of dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, small caged animals–virtually every creature that is kept as a pet. The books give advice on purchasing and otherwise acquiring a pet, feeding it nutritiously, keeping it in good health, and where applicable, grooming and training it. Each book in this large series is individually written by a specialist, and though the information is authoritative, the text is clear and straightforward, easy for every pet owner to understand.