Psychologists call it 'unconditional positive regard,' which means your dog loves you matter what sort of a day you're having, how rotten you've been to the people at work, [or] how stressed you've been. - MSN.com Rachael Hale's lumius photography captures the essence of 101 of the most revered dog breeds as she pairs her captivating images with descriptions on each breed's origin, temperament, and physical characteristics. DOGSis the perfect gift for anyone with a canine companion and receive the medical benefits that pampering a pooch provides, namely the reduction of blood pressure by 10 percent and the release of feel-good hormones like serotonin.
Photographer and bestselling author Rachael Hale is one of the world's most popular and successful photographers. Her endearing images have been published on greeting cards, calendars, posters, and stationery around the world, and her books have sold over 2.5 million copies in 11 languages. Born and raised in New Zealand, Rachael now lives in the south of France with her husband Andrew and their Dalmatian Boxer-cross named Kizzie.