Sit? Rollover? Beg? There'll be no crowd-pleasing tricks performed by the canine beauties on these pages, as their stunning portraits are enough to arrest your attention. Featuring 40 of the world's most-loved and unique pedigrees, from the French Bulldog to the English More...Cocker, the German Shepherd to the Alaskan Malamute, Beautiful Dogs showcases man's best friend as you've never seen him before. Each photograph is accompanied by a description of the breed, covering such information as physical attributes, origins, and uses. An illuminating introduction also explores the history of the dog as faithful companion, working animal, and show-stopping pedigree, while delightful reportage photography offers a glimpse of the stars as they prepare for their moment in front of the photographer's lens. A coffee-table book that will delight and astound in equal measure, Beautiful Dogs is the perfect gift for lovers of all things canine.