The Adventurous Life of a Cape Cod Dog allows the reader to experience Cape Cod's beautiful landscape, ocean, and animals through the eyes of a local dog. While Shelby serves as a host at his family's bed and breakfast, he shares his exciting life on the Cape with his readers. He teaches them about the land and sea, and their inhabitants. With this smart canine, readers study marine mammals on a whale watch, sail an old wooden schooner, camp in the dunes to understand the plight of the piping plover, and kayak an estuary to witness the comeback of the osprey. Through this dog's escapades, children will be entertained and educated. This story has much to offer adults who love dogs and nature.