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A comprehensive guide to owning a Whippet, from puppyhood to the senior years The Whippet is one of the most popular and versatile dogs and may serve as a loving family pet, competitive sporting breed or much admired, elegant show dog. Written in a practical and easy-to-follow style, this book draws from the author’s lifetime of experience to provide invaluable, in-depth advice on every aspect of owning a Whippet.


Biography: Pam Marston-Pollock has owned Whippets since 1967. She is an exhibitor, breeder and championship show judge in the UK, including Crufts and many other international speciality shows. She has owned and bred champion Whippets and other Hound breeds. Pam has been a Whippet breed seminar trainer for over 25 years, assisting prospective judges to learn about the breed in the UK and many other different countries


With around 180 stunning photos, topics covered include:

• The origins of the breed and the development of the modern-day Whippet

• Finding your puppy

• Where to find the right trainer for you and your puppy, and what to expect

• Breed characteristics and its suitability in taking part in a variety of disciplines

• The Kennel Club’s breed standard and the responsibilities of becoming an ethical breeder

• The complete process of stud work, breeding a litter, and how to whelp and rear a litter


Pam Marston-Pollock (author)


PUBLISHED: 10 November 2023

PAGES: 160

BINDING: Paperback

Whippets: A Practical Guide for Owners and Breeders


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