The Goodness of Dogs: The Human's Guide to Choosing,

The Goodness of Dogs: The Human's Guide to Choosing, This book is a celebration of happy dogs and the happy people who own them At once a companion, a manual and a repository of useful information, The Goodness of Dogs also contains avid dog lover India Knight s reflections on the sheer brilliance of dogs and the life enhancing delight of dog ownership If you have reached dog nirvana, you will recognize yourself If you haven t yet this book will help youWith chapters ranging from how to choose a breed and where to get it from , to the joy and chaos of puppies, to feeding and training your dog, to choosing a vet and even how to cope with illnesses and death, The Goodness of Dogs will take you through every facet of dog ownershipFull of India Knight s inimitable wit and the sound advice she is famous for, and beautifully illustrated by artist Sally Muir, this book will make the perfect gift for any dog lover

10 thoughts on “The Goodness of Dogs: The Human's Guide to Choosing, Buying, Training, Feeding, Living With and Caring For Your Dog

  1. Sharon Bolton Sharon Bolton says:

    I have a theory, and India Knight clearly shares it, that dogs make us better people I m a dog owner I ve had a dog for 10 years and would never now be without one for long There are few bigger fans of dogs than I And yet even I fall into the trap of taking my dog for granted Of not giving her the time and attention she needs Of treating her as a bit of a nuisance And this book reminds me not to do

  2. Bloss ♡ Bloss ♡ says:

    I didn t get on with this This appears to be written by a loopy dog person for other loopy dog people It s not objective It s not scientific It s very cult y in its approach and heaven help you if you re ambivalent or not fond of dogs It reminded me rather starkly why I typically avoided dog parks and dog meetups with my Golden obsessive dog people can be so tedious and, frankly, a bit bizarre.The I m

  3. Andy Plonka Andy Plonka says:

    Only a few places that i disagreed with Knight s ideas on dog training Her basic tenants are valid Dogs who live with humans need to agree on some behaviors, but accept that the two types of animals need to adapt to each other, but in return gain something infinitely satisfying to both.

  4. Abby Green Abby Green says:

    Loved this, helped me to decide to get a puppy

  5. Fi Silk Fi Silk says:

    A down to Earth, easy to read book about dogs Lots of information without being too technical, interspersed with funny stories and useful tips Recommend it if you re thinking about getting a dog.

  6. Amy Amy says:

    There are a multitude of books out there about dogs how to choose a dog, how to care for a dog, how to train a dog, but none of them are quite like The Goodness of Dogs This is a charming, friendly, informal guide that reads like a friend sitting across the kitchen table with a cup of tea Knight loves dogs, that is clear to see, and her love oozes from each page in a way that made me laugh and smile and, admitted

  7. Amy Alice Amy Alice says:

    I have read a gazillion books on dogs and this has been the best so far it s witty and funny and informative and no holds barred it s brutally honest about what is kind and what is not when it comes to dog ownership and I loved it for that It has also led me on to a whole new pile of dog books to read which is excellent news.

  8. Jamie Klingler Jamie Klingler says:

    The is the what to expect when you are expecting of the dog world Highly recommend for puppy owners to be

  9. Nicola Paterson Nicola Paterson says:

    A dogged great readThe sainted India has written an amazing read on how hounds improve your life Buy it if you are thinking of adding a doggy friend.

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