Synopses & Reviews
What is it that makes people so crazy about dogs? Whether it's their tail-wagging-happy personalities or noses with miraculous smell-detecting sense, dogs offer so much to keep us enthralled with their companionship. This all-new book explores our canine obsession in a fresh and humorous way. For the Love of Dogs expresses the passion we feel for our pets using all 26 letters of the alphabet accompanied by rhymes, colorful illustrations, and informative text. The result is a tribute to pooches that can be enjoyed by readers of all ages.
Expressing the passion felt for pets using all 26 letters of the alphabet accompanied by rhymes, colorful illustrations, and informative text, this tribute to dogs explores the canine obsession in a fresh and humorous way. Readers will enjoy fun facts and may be surprised to learn that English foxhounds make terrible apartment dwellers, Portuguese water dogs have hypoallergenic coats, and why labradors are the most popular breed in the country.
About the Author
Allison Weiss Entrekin is the editor of Doggie Aficionado and a member of the prestigious Society of American Travel Writers, and she has won several national awards for her work. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Mark Anderson is an illustrator whose work has appeared on the back cover of National Geographic, the New Yorker, and Time and inside the Atlantic Monthly, BusinessWeek, Harvard Business Review, Outside, and many other periodicals. He is the illustrator and designer of Triumph Books' popular For the Love of . . . series. He lives in Chicago. Victoria Stilwell is an author, a dog trainer, and the dog behavior counselor on Animal Planet's TV show It's Me or the Dog. She is the author of Fat Dog Slim and It's Me or the Dog. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia.