How Dogs Work: A Head-to-Tail Guide to Your Canine (DK Practical Pet Guides) (Hardcover)

How Dogs Work: A Head-to-Tail Guide to Your Canine (DK Practical Pet Guides) By Daniel Tatarsky, David Humphries (Illustrator) Cover Image

How Dogs Work: A Head-to-Tail Guide to Your Canine (DK Practical Pet Guides) (Hardcover)


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From nose to tail and everything in between — this is your definitive visual guide to understanding your four-legged friend!

When your dog looks at you with those big, expressive puppy-dog eyes, do you ever wonder what’s going on in their fur-covered heads? This dog book for adults will help you gain invaluable canine insight through quirky illustrations and infographics. 

The unique dog encyclopedia explores and explains the world of dogs:

   • The dog in pictures — with more than 500 original illustrations
   • Encyclopedic in scope — covers dog behavior, psychology, communication, history and dog breeds, as well as celebrity pups and record-breaking hounds.
   • Dog infographics that communicate facts and ideas in a fun way.
   • Witty language that will both inform and entertain readers.

Do you walk your dog or does your dog walk you? Can you teach an old dog new tricks? What is your dog saying with its wagging tail? The fun infographics book gives you all the essential facts about dogs to help you translate their curious canine behavior. Covering history, breeds, dog care and training, How Dogs Work is the perfect gift for dog lovers of all ages — from 9 to 109!

From how dogs evolved from the wolf and our favorite pet to the finer points of working dogs and show dogs — this unique dog guide is a wonderful celebration of man’s best friend! Learn what experts believe the cute doggy head tilt could mean, explore what your dog’s wagging tail could be saying about their mood and discover the world’s fastest dog that’s twice as quick as Usain Bolt. This a must-have book for every soon-to-be dog whisperer!
Daniel Tatarsky has written or cowritten 13 books, which have been translated into more than 10 languages. He lives in London with his wife Katie and their border terrier Rooney.

David Humphries has illustrated many advertising campaigns, from NatWest Bank to Royal Mail. He also draws pictures for newspapers and magazines, including the Guardian and Reader's Digest. He lives in London with his wife, two children, and seven bikes.
Product Details ISBN: 9780744029116
ISBN-10: 0744029112
Publisher: DK
Publication Date: November 2nd, 2021
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: DK Practical Pet Guides
"An affectionate compendium of all things canine." –Booklist