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Take the lead : how to look after your dog - a fun & practical guide

Browne, Elena2020
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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.
Dublin : The O'Brien Press, 2020.
48 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 23 cm.
Introduction -- Are you ready for a dog? -- Choosing your dog - Welcoming your dog into his new home -- What do I need to have ready? -- House rules -- Walking your dog -- Training your dog -- Toilet training -- Commands -- Tricks -- Games -- Meeting and living with other dogs and animals -- Feeding your dog -- Grooming -- Communication, affection and bonding -- Doggie senses -- Health -- Weather, seasons and events -- Working dogs and dog heroes -- Dog sports.
9781788490818 (paperback)
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