The alarm sounds and Lyric bolts into action. Lyric knows just what to do in an emergency. She is a service dog who has been trained to help her owner out of danger. She knocks off the phone receiver and presses the key, calling 911--and saving her owner's life! Lyric isn't the only smart dog in the kennel. People are discovering why dogs really are man's best friend. In Dogs, kids will read many exciting stories of dogs displaying their amazing intelligence. From saving lives, detecting cancer, and communicating using body language, dogs are surprising people with their intelligence and ingenuity. Full-color photographs, a diagram of animal "intelligence" features, and lively canine anecdotes will engage every smart child.
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