by Carina MacDonald. Guilford, Conn.: Knack, 2009.

This book brings together every aspect of the subject in one information- and picture- packed volume. Carina MacDonald’s fun, upbeat presentation ranges from the basics of choosing and getting adog to a wonderfully complete, visually organized, treasure-trove of tips on training one’s dog, addressing behavior problems, and making sure he or she stays healthy. This visual book with great color photos will make a suitable gift for the proud new dog owner!