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My Dog!: A Kids' Guide to Keeping a Happy & Healthy Pet


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A primer, an owner's manual, a field guide, and more, My Dog! is the complete book for every child who has a dog--whether it's a brand-new puppy or adopted mutt, or a beloved pooch who's been in the family for years. And it couldn't be more kid-friendly, with its customizable cover (paste in a picture of your dog), tabbed chapters, and a pull-out dry-erase dog care chart.

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 illustrations--including 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 friends--including why a raised, wagging tail doesn't always mean "I'm 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 meet--each 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.

About the Author

Michael J. Rosen is the author of Kids" Best Dog Book, Kids" Book of Fishing, Dogs We Love (Artisan), and many other books. He lives with his pack in central Ohio.

Product Details

Rosen, Michael
Workman Publishing
Rosen, Michael J.
Animals - Dogs
Children s Nonfiction-Animals
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Spiral bound
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Spiral, comb or coil bound book
7.5 x 5.75 in

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