Originally published in 1928. The book deals in a clear and concise way with all the fundamentals of dog breeding. Contents include: Reproduction - Variation - Heredity - Selection - Pedigree Studies - Breeding Systems - The Stud Dog - The Brood Bitch - Puppies - Dog Breeding Calculator - Bibliography. The author was a well known dog breeder and penned many books on various dog breeds. 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.