(Firefly Books, Aug. 30, 2019)
A beautiful tribute to the charm and brilliance of our beloved best friend. Dogs are universally admired for their loyalty and intelligence. Dog lovers return that devotion and are forever curious to learn more and look at anything about their companion, especially gorgeous photographs. Good Dog! has all of that and more as it explores the charm and brilliance of our canine friends. While dogs were the first animal to be domesticated, its origins as a species remains a mystery beyond their ancestry from wild wolves. We also know the early human relationship was as hunting partner and protector. Fast forward to today and dogs are thoroughly domesticated and have taken their place by the hearth of millions of homes while keeping us safe and in many places still helping with the hunt and protecting livestock. For most of us, however, a dog is a loyal companion who returns our affection freely and forever. Good Dog! uncovers the secrets of 36 dog breeds and what makes each distinctive and irresistible. With 170 gorgeous photographs to admire and adore, including a double-page portrait of each breed, this collection is the perfect guide for dog lovers everywhere. Popular Pets: German Shepherd, Labrador Retriever, Bulldog, Beagle, Yorkshire Terrier, Poodle, Boxer Hounds and Hunting Dogs: Greyhound, Basset Hound, Rhodesian Ridgeback, Cocker Spaniel, Dachshund, Jack Russell Pocket-sized Companions: Bichon Frise, Chihuahua, Papillon, Pomeranian, Pug, Lhasa Apso Farming Dogs: Border Collie, Komondor, Samoyed, Old English Sheepdog, Welsh Corgi Pets with a Purpose: Siberian Husky, Dalmatian, Schnauzer, Doberman Pinscher, Great Dane, Newfoundland, Rottweiler Unusual Breeds: Xoloitzcuintli, Afghan Hound, Shar-pei, Tibetan Mastiff, Chow Chow. Sure to delight dog lovers of all ages, Good Dog! is a beautiful and informative keepsake to peruse again and again.