Take the Lead

How to Care for Your Dog – A Fun & Practical Guide

Elena Browne

A fun and practical guide to caring for dogs and puppies. From exercise and play to comfort and care this book is an ideal guide for children who already have a dog, would like a dog or love learning about dogs.
Date Published :
July 2020
Publisher :
The O'Brien Press
Contributor(s) :
Jennifer Farley
Illustration :
25 Halftones, color; 50 Illustrations, color
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781788490818
Pages : 48
Dimensions : 8.8 X 6.55 inches
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Overview
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A fun and practical guide to caring for dogs and puppies.

How to be your best friend’s best friend

For thousands of years, dogs and people have looked after each other, played, grown and learned together. It is the greatest friendship that there is.

Introducing children to the responsibility and fun that comes with owning a dog. From exercise and play to comfort and care this book is an ideal guide for children who already have a dog, would like a dog or love learning about dogs. Dogs and children can be great friends and having a dog can help children develop kindness, understanding and respect for all living things. Dog companionship can improve a child’s social skills with people and caring for a pet can encourage responsibility. The aim of this book is to keep child and dog safe and happy as well as promoting animal welfare.

This fun and engaging guide will teach you

• how to choose your dog and find a perfect name

• how dogs think

• training, tricks and play

• grooming, health and nutrition

• how to be the best dog owner you can be

The essential guide if you have, or are thinking of getting, a dog

About The Author
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Jennifer Farley is an illustrator and designer. She draws pictures for children’s books, maps, apps, t-shirts, graphics for websites and promotional events. She is currently a director of Illustrators Ireland. Jennifer has a Masters degree in Design and has been teaching Photoshop, Illustrator and Design Theory for over 14 years. Jennifer is the author and illustrator of Island of Adventures which was published in 2018. She is originally from Dublin, but now lives the country life with her husband and two dogs, Otto and Knuckles.

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