This picture book is a great teaching tool for your little one and for you. It is like illustrated encyclopedia of dogs for every kid. The pictures are clear and the colors are nice. If you are ready to challenge your mind and prove to everyone that you are the king of dogs knowledge, then pick up this book and prepare for the ultimate trivia experience. Test your fact knowledge as you look at some of the most captivating facts about dogs.
Do you know that?
There are an estimated 400 million dogs in the world.
Dogs were first domesticated by cavemen.
Dogs are all direct descendants of wolves.
Humans have kept dogs as pets for over 12,000 years.
The largest breed of dog is the Irish Wolfhound.
The world’s smallest dog breed is the Chihuahua.
Wolves and dogs can mate to produce fertile offspring.
Dogs live 15 years on average.
The most dogs ever owned by one person were 5,000 Mastiffs owned by Kublai Khan.
One female dog and her female children could produce 5,372 puppies in seven years.
Ancient Egyptians revered their dogs. When a pet dog would die, the owners shaved off their eyebrows, smeared mud in their hair, and mourned aloud for days.
Small quantities of grapes and raisins can cause renal failure in dogs. Apple and pear seeds contain arsenic, which may be deadly to dogs.
A one year old dog is as mature, physically, as a 15 year old human
The U.S. has the highest dog population in the world, France has the 2nd highest.
The average city dog lives 3 years longer than a country dog.
Dogs can be trained to detect epileptic seizures.
Newfoundlands are great swimmers because of their webbed feet.
Basset Hounds cannot swim.
Greyhounds are the fastest dogs on earth, with speeds of up to 45 miles per hour.
As you read this book over and over to your child it won't be long before they are the ones pointing to the picture and telling you what it is. The author Katy Gleit wrote this book for her own two grandchildren Dani and Deia: In "Dogs: 100 Illustrated Fun Facts " your children are given a well-selected knowledge along with entertaining information about these old human's friends. In addition, a set of wonderful pictures show exactly what a dogs looks like.