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The saying goes that a dog is man’s best friend, but in our experience, a dog is more like a mischievous younger sibling that gets sticky fingerprints on all your belongings and messes up your newly tidied bedroom but is far too cute to be upset with.

Dogs are family. They are protective, loyal, and unconditionally loving. Unfortunately, too many dogs are without families, and each year millions of lost or abandoned dogs enter shelters.

As a major publisher of books about nature, animals, and pets, dog rescue is a cause close to Firefly’s heart. With every copy of Rover: Wagmore Edition sold, we make a donation to dog rescue. (It’s our book of the month for August, and you could win a copy. Enter here.)

In honour of National Dog Day on August 26th — and of last weekend’s International Homeless Animals Day — we’ve pulled together a quiz to help you decide what type of dog would be a great fit for your family.

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Your pet is an important member of the family, and they deserve to be treated as such — especially on National Pet Day!

Whether you have a dog, cat, hamster, or other furry (or not-so-furry) friend at home, you can easily make a special toy or tasty treat using household products and everyday ingredients.

Taking inspiration from our books for pet owners, we've pulled together three quick and easy crafts that are fun for the whole family. From homemade dog treats to a hamster obstacle course, our pet books include a multitude of creative ideas for ways to show your pet some love. 

Because really, every day is Pet Day.

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