Blue Ridge Shetland Sheepdog Club
Several club members have published books and we are proud to help them promote their works! Please scroll down to see each or click on the titles below to go directly to the book information.
The Sheltie Guide - Beautifully illustrated by AKC Judge and Member Jean Simmonds this book shows the Sheltie Standard in picture and chart. What is the idea Sheltie?
Am I Ready for A(nother) Puppy or Dog? - Written and photographed by trainer and parent Karen Peak, this book helps you investigate the many areas of determining preparedness and how to choose your first or 15th dog and what you may not realize needs consideration.
Beautifully illustrated and written by Jean D. Simmonds, long time breeder and AKC Sheltie Judge
This book shows the "rights and wrongs" in the breed to help anyone interested in learning what determines if a Sheltie conforms to the American Kennel Club Standard. This is a must have for anyone interested in understanding the form behind the function.
cost is $25.00 + $2.00 US Shipping
This is a lovely children's book by Martha Barnes
Follow Jenny and her family as they pick out their perfect breed. Will they choose the friendly Beagle? The intelligent Border Collie? And what in the world is a Puli? Provides good suggestions for anyone considering buying their own special puppy.https://www.createspace.com/3887696 to order $9.99
Trevor Becomes a Good Citizen
Jenny loves her new Sheltie puppy, Trevor. Her family had taken the time to choose just the right breed. Jenny chose just the right puppy. Now it was time for just the right training. Join Jenny and her family as they help Trevor become a perfect citizen.
https://www.createspace.com/3878347 to order$9.99
This book discusses preparedness for a dog from the perspective of a trainer and parent by Karen Peak
So many questions to consider! This book is designed to help guide you through this process. Why do you want a dog? What resources and supplies do you need? What is the best dog for you? How do you choose a breeder or rescue group to work with and even notes on adopting special needs dogs. Learn from the successes and mistakes of others so you can make the best possible choice for your life and that of the dog. The better prepared you are, the greater the chance of a harmonious relationship.
There are various ordering options through the publisher (Create Space), Barnes and Noble, Amazon (including Kindle) and Books A Million. Please click here for ordering options. Price for paperback through Create Space) https://www.createspace.com/3785132 is $8.95 not including shipping. Discounts on bulk orders, contact author for information.
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