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A Kid's Guide to Dogs

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Moore's A Kid's Guide to Cats & A Kid's Guide to Dogs teaches kids about the two popular pets in a fun and engaging manner. Each goes over basic dog/cat info, body language communication for each, how to catify or dogify your house, training tips, and healthcare. Scattered throughout are kid questions answered by vets, and cool projects for creating safe toys and habitats. I read these with my cubs, and while the info wasn't new to us, the books were engaging and useful. I especially found the body language, and training sections useful. I especially like that the cat book stresses that cats are very intelligent, but need to be trained differently. Highly recommended, especially if you are planning to bring a doggo or kitty into the family. 

***Many thanks to the Netgalley & Storey Publishing for providing an egalley in exchange for a fair and honest review.
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In this guide for kids we see how many crafts there are to make things for your dog, from a collar to healthy treats as well as how to train your dog, read their body language, bond with them and how they can stay safe when traveling and in health going to the vets.



An easy guide kids can learn from especially when getting their first pet dog and will help them to look after their new friend.



Many thanks to the publishers for allowing me to review this book for them!
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A huge thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for allowing me to read this book.

I had a dog when I was a child. Currently my lifestyle does not allow me to get one again, but I am hoping one day I will, and that's why I wanted to read this book (beside considering to give it as a gift).

It really delivers all one would wish for a beginner's guide to the dogs, and more. Children (and adults alike) will learn really a lot, from dogs' body language and needs to training tips and games, all visually very pleasing and entertaining. Highly recommended.
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This is really a lovely book for younger readers. There are plenty of interesting facts and lots of things to discuss - helping to stretch their understanding and vocab!
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This book holds all the information you would think you need before or after you get a dog - but it is so much more! It’s helpful in explaining about the different breeds and their needs but also explains what a dog needs, how to train him, etc. What I liked was how to handle being someone else’s dog. The short trivia questions is an important addition as it makes you stop and think before starting the next section.
I received an advanced reader copy from NetGalley in exchange for my volunteer review.
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Fun , educational way of teaching children how to love and live with pets , interesting , informative but age appropriate.
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This, like A Kid's Guide to Cats, is another great visual way to help children understand what's going on in the mind of dogs, and what their mannerisms mean. Whether it's for fun, or to help a child understand a pet better, this book is highly recommended.
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An absolutely necessary guide book to dogs for children AND adults. It gives you the full break down about barks, body language and howling. It has recipes. There are so many interesting facts about dogs to help you better understand you pups. Honestly this is one of the best information books on dogs I’ve seen. It’s interesting while being really informative.
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What a great resource for kids who are getting a dog, have a dog or just love dogs.  This book is well organized with many appealing photos and illustrations.  There are things to make like treats, toys and dog beds, facts on breeds, quizzes and more.  Even more important though are all of the helpful sections on how a dog communicates and how to train and raise a dog so that the dog and all family members are happy. 

I highly recommend this excellent resource. Many thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for this title in exchange for an honest review.
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A great book for your kids to get to know how to act with and around their dog pet. Cute. I would have loved to have this book when I was little so I could have understood my dog better.
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I love dogs, and learning about them because I'm a dog owner. So when I saw a copy of this book even though in NetGalley I decided to request it. Even though is aimed for kids I really enjoyes learning some new things such as tricks, healthy home-made treats and different tips for any dog owner. 
Since this book is for kids, I found this book to be really entertaining because it had lots of pictures on how to perform each trick, different quizes to test your knowledge on animals and extra stuff. I think this book would be great to read with your kid if you are planning on getting a new dog or if you already have one and what to learn some new things to give your dog the best life possible!
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It does exactly what is says on the tin - it is a guide to dogs for kids. Focused on the American market with references to the USA scattered throughout the book, there are some helpful guides on how to train your dog to do various tricks. There is also a guide to dog body language and some common dog breeds, again focusing more on the USA/American Kennel Club. As a non-American I found this a little restrictive as the references to American won't mean much to a child from Australia or the UK. There are some recipes to try making for dogs and a measurement conversion chart is hidden towards the back of the book. Not the best guide to dogs that I've seen but certainly not the worst. The recipes and doggy birthday party planner are probably the best ways in which the book has tried to differentiate itself from its competitors.
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This book is actually a families' guide to dogs and should be mandatory reading for anyone contemplating the adoption of a canine companion. I found myself constantly reading helpful sections out loud for my husband as we embark, pun intended, on a search for a new family member after the passing of our Jack Russel mix. This is realistic advice for all dog lovers!
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I thought this was a fun and informative book that is great for kids to learn about caring for a dog and will be a very useful tool for parents to help their kids understand the needs of their new pet
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Dogs don't come with manuals, but they should - and I suggest this should be it! A great guide for dog-loving kiddos, author Arden Moore covers everything from how to great a dog to understanding dog body language, all in fun, child-friendly prose. There's also lots of DIY ideas - cookies, toys, even a tire dog bed - that even children without dogs can make for four-legged friends. My favorite part of this book is the pronouns - no, really! The author never refers to an animal as "it", but always "he" or "she". Such a simple thing, but it speaks volumes about the respect she has for canines!
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