This step-by-step illustrated guide introduces beginners to dog training, from simple commands to basic tricks. In no-nonsense, easy-to-follow terms, the guide covers everything from establishing trust and authority to leash-training, mastering simple commands, and teaching basic tricks.
More than a basic manual on housebreaking, feeding, and grooming, "A Boy and His Dog" offers extra information boys really want, like weird dog facts, pup quizzes, ideas for boy-dog adventures, and ways to test a dog's IQ. From games like "Milk Jug Keep Away" to toys and treats kids can make for their pets, readers will find loads of terrific ideas for having fun with their pups.
As a hunter, retriever and guard dog, Seaman was a valuable member of the expedition risking his life many times. A clever way to introduce one to the history of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and to demonstrate the value of dogs in establishing our great country. (Target age group 8 and up.)
Numerous sidebars and appendices cover the whole range of the subject of dogs, dog breeds, dog ownership, and training. This is the one book on dogs that every dog-owning kid (or kid who wants a dog) must have.
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of "Bloom County" comes his first illustrated novel for children -- a heartwarming and humorous ode to the unconditional and lasting love we and our pets share. Full color. Target Age - 8 to 12 years.
Designed to help parents implement simple dog training games with their children. The goal is for the child to develop a strong friendship with the dog, and to have a dog that listens to and respects the child.
What is it that kids need to know about dogs? How to be safe around dogs, how to recognize what a dog is doing, and how to learn the right way to train a dog are three good places to start. And, of course, it's really cool if the authors understand kids and speak their language, which in the case of Good Dog! they do because the authors are kids themselves. A fun and educational book on dogs, written by kids for kids!
Since its original publication over 70 years ago, Terhune's classic has touched countless readers. Lad is based upon one of Terhune's many collies. Illustrated. Target age - 10 to 14 years. A great book to read the kids to sleep.
What's the best way to meet a dog and make friends? In this book, a dachshund named Harry shows you. Combining expertise and common sense, with an eye to both safety and fun, Harry's advice begins with one simple rule: Always ask the owner, "May I pet your dog?"