The Book of Indian Dogs is the first comprehensive book on Indian dog breeds in over fifty years. It features the twenty-five breeds that most breeders and dog fanciers agree constitute the countryâs canine heritage. Divided into three groupingsâworking dogs, companion dogs and houndsâthe book provides detailed background notes to each breed, along with information on its physical characteristics, behaviour, uses, origins and history. Along with popular breeds like Caravan hounds (or Karuvanis), Chippiparais, Mudhol hounds, Pashmis, Rajapalayams and Rampur hounds the book also features lesser known breeds such as the Alaknoori and the Jonangi. The fruit of several years of travel and research into Indiaâs dog breeds, as well as S. Theodore Baskaranâs hands-on experience of raising various dogs, this celebration of our dogs is a book that no dog lover can do without.