Comprehensive Owners Guide: Polish Lowland Sheepdog
The Polish Lowland Sheepdog, known in its homeland as the Polski Owczarek Nizinny, ranks as one of the world’s most irresistible shaggy dogs. The PON (named for the acronym of its Polish name) is in fact a talented, biddable herding dog whose skills and tousled cuteness continue to “pen” new admirers in every dog-loving country of the world. The PON’s delightful personality shines in his ever-present smile and clever ways. For an owner seeking a smart, entertaining and cheery canine companion, the Polish Lowland Sheepdog promises to brighten your world day in and day out.
The author of this volume, PON authority and American breed pioneer Elizabeth Augustowski, was honored by the Polish Kennel Club for her contributions to the breed. This new full-color book offers a concise history of the breed in both Europe and America and paints a colorful portrait of the breed’s characteristics through anecdotes and photographs. The author discusses the breed standard and how to evaluate a PON, information useful for newcomers selecting a puppy or experienced breeders and judges. This Special Rare-Breed Edition also offers reliable information on PON puppy care, house-training and basic obedience, helping readers better understand this lively, lovable herding dog. An authoritative, up-to-date chapter on canine healthcare, written by Dr. Lowell Ackerman, completes the package, making this volume both comprehensive and indispensable.