Is My Dog a Wolf? How Your Pet Compares to Its Wild Cousin by Jenni Bidner


Is My Dog a Wolf? How Your Pet Compares to Its Wild Cousin by Jenni Bidner

He's wagging his tail, fetching the Frisbee and eager to get stroked - in short, Fido's living up to his title as man's best friend . But the domesticated dog's got a special secret: in many ways he's really a lot like a wolf. Using amazing close-up images, she shot inside a real wolf lair, as well as museum-quality historical pictures and illustrations, award-winning author and photographer Jenni Binder compares the pet pup with his wild ancestor. Why did dogs become dogs and wolves stay wolves? Should you ever have a wolf in the house - or a hybrid? And exactly why do dogs like to lick your face? Along the way, Bidner debunks popular myths about wolves and provides a true and fascinating look at their behaviour.


Kids will be fascinated by the similarities between their friendly pets and wild wolves. -- Booklist

About the Author

Jenni Bidner is an accomplished photographer and award-winning author of over a dozen books, including The Kids' Guide to Digital Photography. Jenni is a volunteer K9 handler with Illinois-Wisconsin Search & Rescue Dogs (, a not-for-profit canine unit that provides search dogs. Her photographs have been published in magazines, newspapers and books.

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64 pages


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Publication date

9th November 2006



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