Includes Now You Know fact-boxes, a glossary, and resources for additional reading.
"You know that pets can be fun. But some dogs, horses, pigs, and more have important jobs to do. With Animals That Help Us young readers will discover how animals help us stay safe. Some animals are especially suited as therapy animals to help people feel less stress. Readers will meet cats, dogs, rabbits and more who visit schools, hospitals, and even nursing homes to help us feel safe."-- Provided by publisher.