My Dog! : A Kids' Guide to Keeping a Happy and Healthy Pet (Paperback)
Explains the ins and outs of dog ownership, dog training, and popular dog breeds.
Written by Michael J Rosen, author of Kids Best Dog Book, and dubbed a fidosopher by The Washington Post, My Dog! covers everything from the basics of handling, feeding, and grooming to history, lore, and the kinds of fun facts kids will always remember (dogs have a sense of smell a million times better than ours; the oldest dog on record, Bluey, lived to be 29). It tells kids how to train their dogs, with illustrationsincluding action commands like Sit, Stay, Come, and Go to Your Place, and behavioral commands like Speak and Thank-You. There are the simple health checks kids can do. A How to Speak Dog section to insure that kids and dogs remain best friendsincluding why a raised, wagging tail doesnt always mean Im happy, and the important difference between a Yelp! and a Yowl! Even a recipe for Carob Cocoa for kids and dogs to bond over after a brisk winter walk.
Included with the book is a field guide to 75 breeds of the most popular and family-friendly dogs kids are likely to meeteach illustrated with a gorgeous full-color photograph and profiled with essential facts, including behavioral insights that make it an invaluable guide to choosing a family pet.
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