The Little Book of Lore for Dog Lovers

The Little Book of Lore for Dog Lovers

A Compendium of Doggone Facts, History, and Legend

Mary Frances Budzik


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Full of incredible canine capers, tales of doggy derring-do, and plenty of puppy facts, this dog-o-pedia is essential reading for dog lovers everywhere!

You'll learn tantalizing trivia and tidbits about all sorts of dogs, breeds, characters, and more! Find out the answers to these questions:

  • Who are the most famous dog trainers in Hollywood, having trained Lassie, Toto, and Old Yeller, among many others?
  • What is the name of Yale’s bulldog mascot?
  • Where does the proverb, “The best thing about a man is his dog,” come from?
  • When did Laika (or Muttnik as she was known in the U.S.) become the first dog to be shot into orbit?
  • Why did Drew Barrymore deed her house to her Labrador Flossie?
  • How do dogs detect cancer in humans?


Mary Frances Budzik:
Mary Frances Budzik has written many books for adults and children. She loves animals and lives with her two rescue dogs and a cat in Connecticut.