Why Do Dogs Have Wet Noses?

Why Do Dogs Have Wet Noses?

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Univ of Toronto Pr
Did you know that dogs can outrun an Olympic sprinter and "speak" three languages? Or that they can tell when storms are coming and even predict earthquakes before they happen? These are just a few of the doggone fascinating facts to discover in this ultimate companion book for young dog owners and admirers. World-renowned dog expert and author Dr. Stanley Coren knows our four-legged friends better than anyone, and this book is jam-packed with stories and photographs to engage and delight children.
North America's foremost dog expert, Stanley Coren, delivers all the answers about our canine friends.

Baker & Taylor
Filled with stories and photographs, a world-renowned dog expert presents a compendium of fascinating canine facts, from dogs that can outrun an Olympic sprint and "speak" three languages, to dogs that can predict severe weather.

Kids Can Pr
Did you know that cats can smell over 200 million different scents? Or that you can communicate with your cat just by blinking? These are just a few cat facts to discover in this ultimate companion book for young cat owners and admirers. Here you’ll find answers to many questions, plus lore, legends, superstitions, quizzes and cat training tips.
Did you know that cats can smell over 200 million different scents? Or that you can communicate with your cat just by blinking? These are just a few of the cat facts to discover in this ultimate companion book for young cat owners and admirers. How did cats and humans begin to live together? How were cats treated in ancient times? Why do cats like to bump up against you? How do you know if a cat is pedigreed? Here you’ll find the answers to these and many more questions, plus lore, legends, superstitions, hero-stories, quizzes and cat training tips. Feline Facts • The Chartreux breed’s rounded forehead and long, narrow muzzle make it look like it’s always smiling • Famed English scientist Sir Isaac Newton invented the cat flap for his cat Spithead • Long ago in Burma, cats were owned by royalty and priests, and legends say that each cat had its very own servant • A cat’s ear contains 32 muscles – compared to a human’s 6 • A cat named Ninja once traveled more than 850 miles to find its old house • The Turkish Van cat actually likes swimming

Baker
& Taylor

Presents a compendium of canine facts and items of interest, including stories about dogs performing such feats as outrunning an Olympic sprinter, "speaking" three languages, and predicting severe weather.

Publisher: Toronto, Ont. ; Tonawanda, N.Y. : Kids Can Press, 2006
ISBN: 9781553376576
1553376579
Branch Call Number: j 636.7 C812w
Characteristics: 63 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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Here are the answers to a lot of the questions you may have about dogs, as well as answers to things you never wondered about dogs!

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