Guide Dogs: From Puppies to Partners

Guide Dogs: From Puppies to Partners

by Diana Lawrenson

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Guide Dogs: From Puppies to Partners by Diana Lawrenson

Friendly and informative, this guide looks at the breeding, raising, training, and assessment of young guide dogs, as well as what happens when they are matched with their handlers to become working guide dogs. It explains how guide dogs are trained to make life easier for people who are blind or who can't see well enough to get about safely. Also described is the history of dogs that were trained to guide blind people from as far back as the early 1800s. Children also will meet several guide dogs in action and learn the stories of special dog and owner relationships.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781865082462
Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited
Publication date: 05/02/2002
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Diana Lawrenson is the author of Inside the Australian Ballet and Pickle, the Perfectly Awful Pig.

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