“The Right Dog for the Job” follows Irah, a wonderful golden retriever who started out as a service dog in training and ended up as a Guide Dog for the Blind. I made many new friends, both canine and human, while working on this project.
Learn how scientists are studying this unique species to help it survive an unusual kind of cancer that has been ravaging the Tasmanian devil populations. They study the genetics, ecology, and immunology of the devils to unravel the disease’s secrets.
Dogs and people work together to achieve many different goals using the dog’s amazing sense of smell. They find trapped earthquake and avalanche victims, stashes of dangerous drugs, nasty invasive weeds, and more.
Young horse lovers can learn about the many ways people at different times and places have dressed up their horses in special ways.
Young readers can peer into the private lives of these powerful birds as they feed and protect their chicks with gentle care. They’ll also learn how scientists are using osprey chicks to study contamination in a river from heavy metals from earlier mining.
This book for the whole family follows Camas, a bison calf growing up on the American Prairie Reserve, through the year, exploring, learning, and enduring hazards as the seasons come and go. Sidebars provide more information about bison life.
Learn how humans developed different kinds of dogs for different jobs, how dog and human brains and hormones work together to bond us, and how new helpful jobs for dogs have come about.
ISBN13: 9780399549885 ISBN10: 0399549889 Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers, January 2016 Have you heard of Eclipse, Seattle’s bus riding dog? Dog on Board, tells her story. Take a look for book details, and watch the video, from Seattle’s KOMO TV, and this one, from the King County Department of Transportation. You’ll fall …