Today more than one third of US-American households has a dog, and the country has the highest dog ownership rate in the world. With numbers like these it becomes evident that only a well-mannered dog can integrate into the community, and – if necessary – provide a bigger contribution than only that of a pet. Specially trained dogs can be of invaluable assistance to people with various disabilities, from performing relatively simple tasks like helping to cross the street to reminding their owner that it is time to take medication. Experts point out that a properly educated and instructed dog can be even more trustworthy than a fellow human being. In order to find out more about dog training, its methods and purposes, as well as the most notable education-obeying breeds – read this book.