Author(s): Piero Bianchi
The relationship between humans and dogs is age-old but it s still important to understand canine thinking when you choose a pet. A veterinarian answers all the questions that potential dog owners need to ask. What type of dog is right for your lifestyle? How do dogs communicate? What does becoming pack leader mean? You ll learn how to raise a truly happy, healthy dog."
Piero M. Bianchi has a degree in Veterinary Medicine from the Universita degli Studi of Milan and practices in his Milanese clinic together with other colleagues. His specialty is internal medicine for dogs, cats, and small mammals. In addition to his veterinary work, Bianchi is a freelance journalist for national periodicals and radio/TV programs. He lives in Milan. Marisa Vestita studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts of Lecce and did internships in comics, stage design, and stagecraft. She is interested in applying computer technology to art and completed a course in digital graphic design at the IED (European Institute of Design). Marisa s work appears in exhibitions throughout Italy and she has collaborated with major Italian publishing houses and magazines. For White Star Kids, she has illustrated "What Sound Does It Make?," "Le Favole di Esopo" ("Aesop s Fables"), and "Le Favole di La Fontaine" ("La Fontaine s Fables"). She lives in Milan."