If you love dogs then The Little Book of Dog Humour makes for essential reading. Makes for an Ideal gift for the dog lover in your life.It is a humorous look at how pawrents and dogs view each other's worlds. Full of funny anecdotes on all things dog related. Essential reading for all pawrents to help them through the weird, joyous as well as troublesome journey that comes with having a dog in your life. So sit back, put your feet up and be prepared to laugh out loud. Just not to loud or you'll scare the dog!
- A charming compendium of dog breeds, richly illustrated with vintage, postcard-size chromolithographsWhat are the differences between the English and the French bulldogs? Is the German shepherd an ancient breed? Why is the Saint Bernard always depicted as carrying a keg around its neck? This book discusses close to 100 of the most popular and well-known dog breeds from all over the world: the hunting dog, the Dalmatian, the Poodle, the Newfoundland, the Fox Terrier, the Greyhound, and so on. Every breed is illustrated with beautifully detailed retro illustrations. Also available: Little Book of Cats ISBN 9782812317408 Little Book of Birds ISBN 9782812316364
Easy tricks that will give your pet the spotlight they deserve
Author: Julie Tottman
Pubpsher: Hachette UK
Your pets can rival movie stars with these easy tricks from the trainer behind Harry Potter and Game of Thrones, Julie Tottman. Whether your dog is clever, cheeky, kooky or cuddly, this perfect gift for dog lovers everywhere reveals easy tricks to make them the envy of their friends. Trick-training is a simple and fun way to bond with your dog whilst keeping them stimulated and active, and there is no one better placed to show you how to do it than Julie. Over the last twenty years, Julie has been the animal trainer behind a whole host of major Hollywood blockbusters - from the Harry Potter franchise to Lassie, The Dark Knight, 102 Dalmations and, most recently, Game of Thrones. By breaking each trick down into easy step-by-step instructions, Julie shows you how to teach your pet a wide range of easy and fun tricks, catering for all shapes, sizes - and attention spans! Alongside lots of helpful tips and advice, you'll also find fun black and white illustrations and space to jot down when your pet has successfully performed each trick, meaning they'll be rivalling movie stars in no time.
The Little Book of Dog is a brief look at one man's experiences, covering 60 years, of providing health, medical and practical advice to pet animal owners and trainers in a dedicated veterinary setting. It primarily explores the methods used by these people and their pets in their ongoing efforts at communicating. All of the hypotheses concerning these attempts and methods are described through his own eyes and reflect only his opinion and he welcomes any and all discussion relating to this Little Book of Dog. Photography by Daniel Ray
"The Little Book of Dogs celebrates the close relationship between Australians and their dogs through delightful images from the Library's collection and poems by authors such as Henry Lawson, Banjo Paterson, Jack Davis and Les Murray."--Back cover.
Wherever I go, I look for dogs -Dogs are my favourite things.Big dogs, small dogs, long dogs, tall dogs, any dogs, all dogsDon't you like them too?Lazy dogs, crazy dogs, happy dogs, spotty dogs, this little girl loves them all - and she's waiting to introduce you to every one of them in this stunning pocket-sized book! The illustrations are full of charm and humour, and whether you'd like a herding dog or a guard dog, a snoozing dog or a talking dog, there are dogs to suit all requirements and tastes in this prefect introduction to the wonderful world of dogs! There are also top tips, top facts and top jokes as well as practical information about looking after your dog.
The dog is the most loyal and faithful of pets, tales of their dedication to their owners abound throughout history. There are many different breeds of dog with many different uses, working dogs such as sheepdogs, gun dogs such as the Labrador and Retriever and simple pet toy dogs such as the poodle and Chihuahua. This Little Book contains chapters on all of the different breeds, how to select a puppy, how to care for them and all aspects of being a dog owner. The book is packed with color illustrations of the dog at work and at play and is a great gift for all dog lovers.