Tricks of the Trade: From Best Intentions to Best in Show, Revised Edition
Pat Hastings has an uncanny ability to explain what looks to be a complicated subject in a very uncomplicated manner. You will see many of her books on our recommended reading list. This particular book should be on every persons bookshelf that is involved with showing and/or breeding dogs. This includes judges, groomers and veterinarians.
In this particular book, she takes you from the basics of puppy selection and evaluation all the way through tricks of the trade from herself and her husband, both of whom were professional handlers and then judges.