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Big Dogs of Tibet and the Himalayas free pdf A work of discovery into the exotic and breeds from Tibet and the Himalayas: the Tibetan mastiff, the rare KyiApso, the Himalayan mountain dog, and the least known, Tibetan hunting dog, the Sha-kyi. Research on Tibetan dogs is contentious. 150 years ago Tibetan mastiffs were first imported into England: only 30 years ago into North America. During the Chinese Cultural Revolution these remarkable high altitude livestock guardian dogs were nearly annihilated, but they have recovered and now are in high demand. Today, thousands of these dogs are found around the world, promoted by

About Don Messerschmidt

DON MESSERSCHMIDT, author and anth--ro--polo--gist, is a Himal--ayan specialist and an authority on Tibetan mastiffs from the Roof of the World. He has spent over four decades study--ing them in their natural setting and their places of origin (and has scars to show for it). Dr Messer--schmidt has raised, trained, shown, bred and photographed Tibetan mastiffs. His own companion, the Inter--national Champion Saipal Baron of Emo--dus (aka 'Kalu'), is well known in the blood lines of many fine 'TMs' in North America and Europe. His writings about Tibetan dogs have appeared in Dog World, Range--lands and ECS Nepal magazines, and in The Himal--ayan Times and various dog club news--letters. His other writ--ings have appeared in Alaska, Summit and Himal maga--zines. Dr. Messer--schmidt is an accom--plis--hed maga--zine editor, ethno--graph--er, bio--graph--er, and con--sultant on rural development projects. In this book, the author de--scribes his life-long enchantment with the big dogs and his quest and dis--covery of them in old writings, as well as on the Tibetan plateau and in the high pastures of the Himal--ayan border--lands. He has travelled widely in Nepal, Bhutan, India, Pakistan and Tibet.

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Author : Don Messerschmidt
Publisher : Orchid Press Publishing Limited
Data Published : 19 October 2010
ISBN : 974524130X
EAN : 9789745241305
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 272 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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