The Kennel Club's Illustrated Breed Standards


The official guide to all of The Kennel Club's registered breeds. The breed standards are the basis for judging dogs at all licensed dog shows. These authoritative descriptive standards for 217 pure breeds of dogs are accompanied by beautiful colour photographs. Each entry contains a description of the breed, including origin, history and function, as well as a full breed standard outlining the essential features of the breed.

What's included

  • This fully revised edition of the authoritative guide outlines the descriptive standards for each of the 217 pure breeds of dog recognised by The Kennel Club
  • Full colour photographs of each breed of dog
  • Description of each breed including origin, history and function
  • Official breed standard for each breed

Terms and conditions

  • Text copyright © The Kennel Club 1998, 2003, 2008, 2010, 2017
  • All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without prior permission of the copyright holder
  • First published by Ebury Press


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