Dog's Life: The History, Culture and Everyday Life of the Dog

Dog's Life: The History, Culture and Everyday Life of the Dog

by Amy D. Shojai
     
 

Dogs enjoy a special status as "man's best friend." In this absorbing book you will learn how they nuzzled their way into our hearts and what makes them such extraordinary creatures.

Here you can read a lively history of dogs, as well as discover their participation in myths and superstitions. You will get to know some famous dogs that have helped the military… See more details below

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Dogs enjoy a special status as "man's best friend." In this absorbing book you will learn how they nuzzled their way into our hearts and what makes them such extraordinary creatures.

Here you can read a lively history of dogs, as well as discover their participation in myths and superstitions. You will get to know some famous dogs that have helped the military and starred in movies. Literary quotes, dog paintings, and large color photographs speckle A Dog's Life making it fun to simply browse through, while the canid classification chart and illustration of the skeletal system provide valuable data on canines.

Pet owners will particularly enjoy the practical advice on caring for dogs. The author, a former veterinary technician, provides information on how to effectively correct and reward, deal with finicky eaters, ensure your loved one is safe when traveling long distance, and treat sick or geriatric dogs. If you don't already have a dog, you'll want one after reading this book and will be happy to know A Dog's Life profiles different breeds explaining which dog would be best for you.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567991123
Publisher:
Friedman, Michael Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/01/1994
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
10.06(w) x 9.93(h) x 0.38(d)

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