Australian shepherds, or “Aussies,” are one of the world’s best-loved dog breeds. Smart, playful, and adorable, these pint-sized pooches are a common sight at the dog park. Young readers will love learning how to take care of an Australian shepherd and discovering if the breed is right for their family. Full-color photos, quick facts, and easy-to-comprehend language help readers learn how to be responsible dog owners. A Words to Know section helps readers learn new vocabulary, while Further Reading encourages deeper learning.