Shelties believe they were born with a job to do. They are herding dogs, and will round up their families much like they would round up a flock of sheep. This breed with a purpose will show beginning readers how working hard and playing hard go together.
The shih tzu might be the Rapunzel of the dog world. The little dog is sometimes more hair than body, especially at a dog show! If the flowing locks alone don’t impress young readers, the shih tzu’s royal roots and fairytale-like comeback from near disappearance will.
Pugs have a snoring problem that can’t be helped. Short, flat muzzles set the wrinkly-faced canines up for noisy breathing during naptime. Good thing pug owners find the sound endearing! This and other quirks will make for memorable elementary reading.
Roamers, runners, and mischief-makers are all words to describe Siberian huskies. With an aptitude for speed and endurance, this breed loves to pull sleds and work in search and rescue missions. Natural pack instincts also make Siberians perfect pets for big families with children! Uncover the spirit of Siberian huskies in this title for inquisitive young readers.
Alert and strong, Doberman pinschers make wonderful guard dogs. They will happily watch over their families and make noise if danger is near. Although known for being fierce dogs, “Dobies” are softies at heart. These loyal pets love playing or going for long walks with their owners! Early readers will enjoy reading more about Doberman pinschers in this fun and informative title.
Legend has it that Pembroke Welsh corgis were born in the homes of fairies and elves. Whether or not the story is true, Pembrokes have been cherished pets for centuries! Short and sturdy, these dogs are reliable herders as well as caring companions with big grins! In this title, curious readers will love reading more about the history and family dynamic of Pembroke Welsh corgis.
These fluffy dogs may be small, but they have big personalities! Pomeranians like to play and explore. They are active but also enjoy warm laps. No wonder why Queen Victoria adored these loving canines. Learn more about these intelligent, cuddly dogs in this title for beginning readers.