Originally published in early 1900s. A detailed and well illustrated history of the breed from 1860 onwards. Contains many chapters on their care, breeding and rearing. Contents include: History - Pekin Palace Dogs - Standards - The Sleeve Dog - Colour Question - Breeding - Rearing - Feeding - Health - Grooming - Shows - Chinese Names - Well Known Kennels of the Day etc.
Many of the earliest dog books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.