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What the Dog Knows Young Readers Edition: Scent, Science, and the Amazing Ways Dogs Perceive the World

Category: Book
By (author): Warren, Cat
By (author): Wynne, Patricia J
Subject:  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Dogs
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / General
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Published: October 2019
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 8.25in x 5.50in
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$ 23.99
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From The Publisher*In this young readers edition of the New York Times bestseller, Cat Warren and her canine companion, Solo, teach readers that the nose knows no bounds when it comes to working together, being persistent, and helping others.

Solo has a fine nose and knows how to use it, but he's only one of many thousands of scent-detection dogs all over the United States. That's a group that includes cadaver dogs, tracking, trailing, and apprehension dogs; dogs that can locate unmarked graves of Civil War soldiers; and even dogs that can find drowning victims more than two hundred feet below the surface of a lake.

All these dogs love to use their noses. They think their job is simply the best, most interesting game they've ever played! What good working dogs can do may seem magical or mysterious, but What the Dog Knows shows the science, the rigorous training, and the skilled handling that underlie these amazing abilities.
Review Quote*"What the Dog Knows offers a fascinating, fun glimpse into the world of dogs. If you've ever loved a dog, you will adore this book."
Review Quote*"Learn about the fascinating world of training working dogs to identify scents, rescue people, find explosives, and assist law enforcement."
Review Quote*"What the Dog Knows is far more uplifting than any book featuring human cadavers, regular tick sightings, and travels through poison ivy has any right to be. Go find it!"
Review Quote*"I'd like to shake Solo's paw for inspiring this super-interesting, fun book about how four-legged heroes work."
Review Quote*"Beautifully illustrated, What the Dog Knows is perfect for young minds who will embrace the almost magical world of dogs and scent detection."
Review Quote*"Cat Warren takes her readers on an exciting, fast-paced journey into the world of scents."
Review Quote*"A smart, funny, haunting exploration of the ways that we train dogs-and the ways that dogs teach us, sometimes even more, in return."
Review Quote*"[Cat Warren] shows us how books can engage a reader's curiosity while illustrating the power of honesty and learning from one's mistakes. A brilliant addition to a Young Reader's library."
Review Quote*"A fresh and fascinating account of life living and working with a sniffer dog who is not only a great buddy, but can also find bodies buried in the woods. Equal parts detective story, animal adventure, and voyage of discovery."