Click on the links to visit the recommended websites.
Websites to visit
See where ancient breeds of dogs come from on a clickable map of the world.
Watch a short animation about how to be safe around dogs.
See photos of puppies. (Click on the arrow at the left to see the next puppy.)
Watch video clips about how to start training a puppy. (Scroll along the timeline and click on a video.)
More training tips, video clips, stories and a question and answer page about dogs.
Try a quiz about different dog breeds.
The Young Kennel Club offers a wide range of activities for young people who love dogs. (For video clips and photo galleries, scroll down to the bottom of the page.)
Find out about Crufts, the international championship dog show, organized by the Kennel Club.
Meet a gang of virtual dogs, play dog games and download dog-care leaflets. (For the leaflets, click on "Teachers".)
Guide to dog breeds on the American Kennel Club Website. (Select a breed from the "Breeds by name" menu.)
Explore a guide to dog breeds at the UK Kennel Club Website, with advice on how to find the right breed for you.
Discover dog facts and explore the history of the dog family.
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- Never give out personal information, such as your name, address, school or telephone number.
- If a website asks you to type in your name or email address, check with an adult first.
For more tips, see Internet safety for children.
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About this book
Spotter's Guides: Dogs
- Usborne Spotters Guides are perfect companions for enthusiasts of the natural world.
- Each title includes detailed full-colour illustrations of 100-200 species, plus short descriptions and essential details.
- Internet links to recommended websites to find out more about each subject.
- A classic Usborne series reissued using the latest reproduction technology for accuracy of colour and detail.
- Perfect for both children and adults and incredible value for money.
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