Do you speak dog? How to Speak Dog is a fun, informative, and photographically driven book that helps kids understand what their dog is trying to tell them through body language and behavior. Super-engaging dog photography, along with National Geographic Kids' signature bold and bouncy design, helps illustrate the key canine concepts. Quick-hit tip boxes, fun facts about mankind's best friends, and informative sidebars from the experts enliven the text. Readers young and old will respond to the irresistible call of the canine in this delightful book that warms hearts and wag tails everywherea must-have in every home where pups are looking for love and understanding.
Aline Alexander Newman is a longtime contributor to National Geographic Kids magazine and a former teacher. She's a life-long animal lover who has written over 50 stories about animals from dogs to cheetahs to dolphins. Her previous books for National Geographic include two chapter books: Ape Escapes! And More True Stories of Animals Behaving Badly and Animal Superstars! And More True Stories of Animals with Amazing Talents.
Dr. Gary Weitzman, veterinarian and president of the San Diego Humane Society, is the former CEO of the Washington Animal Rescue League, and an expert on National Public Radio's Animal House.
I wish more dog owners would read this book and listen to what it is saying. Our K9 friends would appreciate it. I can't help but laugh as I read the book. Many dog owners think some behaviors of our K9 companions are cute when it is actually rude in their language.
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