A celebration of the mongrel. The mongrel occupies a special place in our hearts and homes. Jilly Cooper collected stories from hundreds of owners to write this engaging and affectionate tribute. She presents a delightful account of the lives and natures of a vast assortment of dogs of doubtful parentage: a fascinating, moving and entertaining chronicle of their exploits and accomplishments, their bravery, devotion and wisdom. Jilly's special method of classification enables you to tell instantly if your pet is a Woolly Whitejaw, a Borderline Collie, a Bertrand Russell or a Lancashire Hot Pet. At last, our mongrels have achieved the recognition they have so long deserved...The Kennel Club, not unlike the ancient aristocracy who regard any family founded after the Tudors as frightfully ... But whilst mongrel owners may feel sad that their dogs are banned from Crufts and all pedigree shows sanctioned by ... To produce a successful show dog, a highly esteemed breeding manual even suggests mating brother to sister on .... Pride of place, however, must go to Pippa Daniells, a black and white Shagpile, found as a puppy starving underneath a parked car, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Intelligent And Loyal|
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2012-06-07|