Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Dogalog [Paperback]

By Dorling Kindersley Publishing (Manufactured by) & Bruce Fogle (Author)
Our Price $ 12.60  
Retail Value $ 18.00  
You Save $ 5.40  (30%)  
Item Number 146480  
Buy New $12.60
Available on the Internet only.

Item description for Dogalog by Dorling Kindersley Publishing & Bruce Fogle...

An extensive guide to the canine world provides more than four hundred full-color profiles of various dogs, detailing the personality, temperament, origin, and features of each breed. Original.

Publishers Description
An indispensable reference for any pet owner. Whether you're thinking about acquiring a purebred dog, or already own one, or if you're just fascinated by the astonishing variety of dog breeds, Dogalog is the ultimate in-depth reference guide to man's best friend. Featuring over 400 full-color profiles, this is the most comprehensive, illustrated compact guide to the canine world.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Studio: DK ADULT
Pages   400
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 6.51" Width: 5.48" Height: 1.1"
Weight:   1.45 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Feb 20, 2002
Publisher   DK Adult
Age  12-17
ISBN  0789483947  
ISBN13  9780789483942  
UPC  635517083941  

Availability  5 units.
Availability accurate as of Oct 22, 2016 03:04.
Usually ships within one to two business days from La Vergne, TN.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.

More About Dorling Kindersley Publishing & Bruce Fogle

DK Publishing Dorling Kindersley (DK) is a British multinational publishing company specializing in illustrated reference books for adults and children in 51 languages. It is part of Penguin Random House, a consumer publishing company jointly owned by Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA and Pearson PLC. Bertelsmann owns 53% of the company and Pearson owns 47%.

Established in 1974, DK publishes a range of titles in genres including travel (including Eyewitness Travel Guides), arts and crafts, business, history, cooking, gaming, gardening, health and fitness, natural history, parenting, science and reference. They also publish books for children, toddlers and babies, covering such topics as history, the human body, animals and activities, as well as licensed properties such as LEGO, Disney and DeLiSo, licensor of the toy Sophie La Girafe. DK has offices in New York, London, Munich, New Delhi, Toronto and Melbourne.

DK Publishing has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Baby Touch and Feel (DK Publishing)
  2. Big Ideas Simply Explained
  3. Complete Language Pack
  4. DK Adventures
  5. DK Art School
  6. DK Big Books
  7. DK Biography (Paperback)
  8. DK Classic Readers Level 4 (Paperback)
  9. DK Eyewitness Books
  10. DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guides
  11. DK Eyewitness Travel 15-Minute Lanuage Guides
  12. DK Eyewitness Travel Guides
  13. DK First Reference Series
  14. DK Fun Flaps
  15. DK Games
  16. DK How To--
  17. DK Language Learner
  18. DK My First Board Books
  19. DK Pull the Tab
  20. DK Readers: Level 1
  21. DK Readers: Level 2
  22. DK Readers: Level 3
  23. DK Readers: Level 4
  24. DK Readers: Level Pre1
  25. DK Sticker Encyclopedias
  26. DK Touch and Feel
  27. DK Travel Guides Phrase Books
  28. DK Ultimate Sticker Books
  29. DK Visual Encyclopedia
  30. Essential Guides (DK)
  31. Eye Wonder
  32. Eyewitness
  33. Eyewitness Travel Back Roads
  34. Eyewitness Videos
  35. Flaptastic
  36. Fun Flaps
  37. Help Your Kids with
  38. Hide and Seek (DK)
  39. Lego
  40. Little Hide and Seek
  41. Look Closer
  42. Math Made Easy
  43. My 1st Board Books
  44. My First Word Books
  45. My Little Carry Books
  46. Noisy Peekaboo!
  47. Peekaboo!
  48. Pocket Genius
  49. Pop-Up Peekaboo!
  50. Smithsonian Everything You Need to Know
  51. Smithsonian Handbooks (Paperback)
  52. Soft-To-Touch Book
  53. Soft-To-Touch Books
  54. Sophie the Giraffe
  55. Touch & Feel
  56. Touch and Feel (Dorling Kindersley)
  57. Ultimate Sticker Books
  58. Ultimate Sticker Collections
  59. Wheelie Books
  60. Wheelies
  61. Who Am I? (DK Publishing)

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Home & Garden > Animal Care & Pets > Dogs > Breeds
2Books > Subjects > Home & Garden > Animal Care & Pets > Dogs > General
3Books > Subjects > Home & Garden > Animal Care & Pets > General
4Books > Subjects > Medicine > Veterinary Medicine > General
5Books > Subjects > Medicine > Veterinary Medicine
6Books > Subjects > Science > Agricultural Sciences > Animal Husbandry

Reviews - What do customers think about Dogalog?

Greyhound Ignorance!  Feb 9, 2008
The Greyhound information is way off base in this publication! I have owned greyhounds for over 11 years and can tell you that Fogle does not know this breed. Greyhounds CAN be good companions to children, CAN live in urban areas with no problem, do NOT require vast amounts of exercise, and are NOT suitable for outdoor living in most climates. What a disappointment this book is! Save your money and find a better book.
Beautifully Portrayed Pooches  Aug 28, 2007
This book has great photograhy in it. Each listed breed includes a brief history, standard weight and height, first and current uses, and other names for the breed. It also includes up to six "tags" that describe its personality and other characteristics, such as whether it is best-suited for cold or warm weather, if it requires a lot of grooming, ease of obedience training, how much exercise is needed, whether it is comfortable living in an urban setting, et cetera.

However, while it DOES include some of the more rare breeds (such as the Dandie Ditmont Terrier and the Lancashire Heeler), it DOES NOT include some of the more common breeds (such as the American Eskimo Dog). What I seem to dislike most is that much of the category classification is flawed. For example: Staffordshire Terriers are grouped with "terriers," though they are "mastiffs." This is because there is no "mastiff" category included, which then places bulldogs and the likes with "livestock dogs" (because of their guarding abilities). "Scent hounds" and "sight hounds" are not separated.....

All things considered, however, this is great as a quick reference guide. I bought it as a secondary book to share with my clients. If you have the money and you want DETAILED, completely accurate information, buy Bonnie Wilcox's "The Atlas of Dog Breeds of the World" (my primary resource book). It is THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE book of dog breeds I've ever found. Next best (and about one third of the price) would probably be "The NEW Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds" (emphasis on the NEW) published by Dorling Kingsley.
More for entertainment than education  May 7, 2007
With its clever title and thick, square layout, "Dogalog" grabs your attention right away on the shelves of your favorite bookstore, and a cursory perusal in the aisles will likely sway dog lovers to grab a copy.

Although a functional, if not totally accurate (as others have noted already) resource, the book's strengths are its array of colorful photos and quick facts on dog breeds. Hence, this book is more for entertainment than education.

Younger dog fanciers will especially enjoy flipping through the book. Anyone looking for information on what type of canine to adopt or rescue, however, will find a starting place here, but should expand his or her research to more in-depth sources.
Kids love this book  Mar 29, 2007
O.K. "The Complete Dog Book " it is not but as an additional reference point about our wonderful canine friends it is valuable. We bought this book years back when we were looking to buy a family dog that was good with kids. At the time the children were young(er)and it was perfect for them to participate in the process of finding the right dog for our family. Small book ,small hands, it was ideal for them. It served it's purpose and more as the children were educated about certain things like the classification of dogs etc. The pictures are outstanding and the basic facts suffice for starters. As a complimentary book for understanding our canine companions it is a good book, especially for youngsters. Recommended for dog lovers who need HELP in finding the right breed for the family, but not as the sole reference point.
This is not a very good book for people who love dogs!  Feb 20, 2007
If you want to find out what breed fits you best, this is the book for you. But as a dog history nerd, this book is not the best. The larger version is "The Encyclopedia of the Dog" by Bruce Fogle and also has not correct information, saying that the Labrador Retriever comes from England!!!! That is not correct, and is even more false than saying it came from Labrador, Canada (it came from Nova Scotia). There are also some other problems with it. The condensed version (this book) is just a worse version, being smaller with not as many breeds, and the best ones picked out (like the Dingo, which has an intersting history). All the history sections of the breeds mainly talk about where the dog came from, not the dogs it descended from like the larger version.

Write your own review about Dogalog

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Dogalog

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy