Are bulldogs good with kids? Why do shar peis frown? Which dog was bred to be eaten? For dog-lovers of all ages, this fascinating and informative book provides you with all you need to know about the amazing world of pedigree dogs. Containing the most important characteristics, key facts and unusual features of over 100 breeds, "The Dog Directory" is an indispensable guide for any dog lover, whether you prefer an energetic Afghan or a pretty Papillon.