What's a Dog For?

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Published: 2012-11-08

ISBN: 9781594205156

Format: B-Hardcover

Publisher: Penguin Press HC, The

Synopsis

John Homans adopted his dog, Stella, from a shelter for all the usual reasons: fond memories of dogs from his past, a companion for his son, an excuse for long walks around the neighborhood. Soon enough, she is happily ensconced in the daily workings of his family. And not only that: Stella is treated like a family member—in ways that dogs of his youth were not. Spending humanlike sums on vet bills, questioning her diet and exercise regimens, contemplating her happiness—how had this all come to pass, when the dogs from Homans’s childhood seemed quite content living mostly

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Price: $25.95


Wallace

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Published: 2012-08-30

ISBN: 9781592407316

Format: B-Hardcover

Publisher: Gotham

Synopsis

“Gorant’s fine book is a heartwarming tale of how the love and commitment of a community can heal even the deepest and most abhorrent of traumas.”

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Price: $26.00


Cat Daddy

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Published: 2012-05-10

ISBN: 9781585429370

Format: B-Hardcover

Publisher: Tarcher

Synopsis

“Mr. Galaxy—shaved head, arms full of tattoos—seems physically at odds with his gentle voice and gentle approach to animals. . . . But though he may be dealing with humans who have been terrorized and even bloodied by their out-of-control pets, he’s a model of consistency. The cats, not the people, are his No. 1 priority.”—The New York Times “Galaxy is not your average animal behaviorist. He speaks Cat. And cats listen. He works miracles in saving death-row cats in shelters by helping them get over their fears and increase their self-esteem, and coaching

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Price: $24.95


Soldier Dogs

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Published: 2012-03-15

ISBN: 9780525952787

Format: B-Hardcover

Publisher: Dutton Adult

Synopsis

A leading reporter offers a tour of military working dogs’ extraordinary training, heroic accomplishments, and the lasting impacts they have on those who work with them. People all over the world have been riveted by the story of Cairo, the Belgian Malinois who was a part of the Navy SEAL team that led the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound. A dog’s natural intelligence, physical abilities, and pure loyalty contribute more to our military efforts than ever before. You don’t have to be a dog lover to be fascinated by the idea that a dog-the cousin of that furry guy begging for scraps under your

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Price: $26.95


The Complete Idiot's Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats

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Published: 2011-12-06

ISBN: 9781615641208

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Alpha

Synopsis

Includes the latest advice from well-known and respected veterinarians.

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Price: $16.95


Dewey's Nine Lives

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Published: 2011-11-01

ISBN: 9780451234667

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: NAL Trade

Synopsis

Vicki Myron follows up her #1 New York Times bestseller Dewey with stories of cats who inspire their owners- includes two brand-new Dewey stories! Dewey is back with more heartwarming moments and life lessons to share, all told from the perspective of Dewey’s "mom," retired librarian Vicki Myron.From a divorced mother in Alaska who saved a drowning kitten on Christmas Eve to a troubled Vietnam veteran whose heart opened to a rescued cat-to two new stories featuring Dewey himself- these stories demonstrate the power animals have to touch and alter the course of our lives. This

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Price: $15.00


Every Dog Has a Gift

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Published: 2011-10-13

ISBN: 9781585428991

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Tarcher

Synopsis

As anyone who has ever gotten home after a long, hard day and been greeted by their dog and that soulful look of adoration will tell you: Dog love is one of the best kinds of love there is. In Every Dog Has a Gift, founder and executive director of The Good Dog Foundation Rachel McPherson explores the inspiring work that dogs are doing to help humans cope with a wide range of physical, mental, and emotional problems. Millions of dogs around the world are heroes every day. These therapy and service dogs (and often quite ordinary, "uncertified" dogs just like your own): bring

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Price: $15.95


Think Like a Cat

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Published: 2011-09-27

ISBN: 9780143119791

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)

Synopsis

A fully revised and updated edition of the bestselling feline behavior bible. There are approximately eighty-five million cats owned as pets in the United States alone. And-thanks to her regular appearances in the media and at veterinary conferences and humane organizations-most of their owners already recognize Pam Johnson-Bennett as the authority on all things feline.Over the past ten years, the award-winning author has continued to refine her work and techniques. From basic health care to more serious behavioral issues, from training cats to use a scratching post to avoiding litter box

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Price: $18.00


I'm Not the Biggest Bitch in This Relationship

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Published: 2011-09-06

ISBN: 9780451234582

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: NAL Trade

Synopsis

An anthology of bark-out-loud original essays about dogs from some of today’s most popular writers. Critically acclaimed memoirist Wade Rouse has gathered some of America’s best known humorists- authors, comedians, and actors-to offer biting commentary on what it means to share a life, and a heart, with a dog. From battling for bed space to trying to transform a pampered NYC pup into a Texas rawhide, and from helping a shelter rescue navigate through her new life to interpreting dog run dynamics (and politics), being a canine companion has challenges as tough as any agility course, but

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Price: $14.00


The Lost Dogs

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Published: 2011-09-06

ISBN: 9781592406678

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Gotham

Synopsis

The bestselling story of survival and our powerful bond with man’s best friend, in the aftermath of the nation’s most notorious animal cruelty case. Featuring a new Afterword with updates on the Vick dogs. Animal lovers and sports fans were shocked when the story broke about NFL player Michael Vick’s brutal dog-fighting operation. But what became of the fifty-one dogs who survived? As acclaimed writer Jim Gorant reveals, their story is the truly newsworthy aspect of this case. The Lost Dogs traces the effort to bring Vick to justice and turns the spotlight on these infamous pit bulls, which

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Price: $16.00


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