Many of our readers write us, saying, "I've heard about dogs, but I've never actually seen one. Can you help?"

According to a recent survey, one fifth of the American public is under-informed about our canine citizens. Here at Doggie Digest, our mission is to give our readers the most up-to-date information about dogs, and dispel some of the more persistent myths and falsehoods.

Dogs have been at man's side, wagging their tails and chasing frisbees, since prehistoric times. Always a willing and happy creature, the dog makes an excellent companion for young children and the infirm.

This month, we will turn our attention
to the noble Poodle.