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Little, Brown and Company
The exuberant, exhilarating photographs of dogs underwater that have become a sensation From the water's surface, it's a simple exercise: a dog's leap, a splash, and then a wet head surfacing with a ball, triumphant. But beneath the water is a chaotic ballet of bared teeth and bubbles, paddling paws, fur and ears billowing in the currents. From leaping Lab to diving Dachshund, the water is where a dog's distinct personality shines through; ...
Good Dog: True Stories of Love, Loss, and Loyalty
Editors of Garden and Gun
Inspired by Garden & Gun magazine’s popular “Good Dog” column, a rich collection of true stories celebrating the unique relationship between humans and their canine companions, penned by some of today’s top writers, including Jon Meacham, Roy Blount, Jr, Dominique Browning, and P.J. O’Rourke. When Garden & Gun magazine debuted a column aptly named “Good Dog,” it quickly became one of the publication’s most popular features ...
Harry N. Abrams
Since the wolf first snuck into the caves of our ancestors to take warmth from the fire, dogs have been man’s constant companion. Dogs , multi-award-winning photographer Tim Flach’s stunning follow-up to the critically acclaimed Equus , delves deep into the psyche of this enduring bond with Canis familiaris to present an exquisite study of “man’s best friend.” From specimens on show at Crufts and Westminster to shelter ...
Top Dog: The Story of Marine Hero Lucca
The New York Times bestselling author of Soldier Dogs returns with the incredible story of K-9 Marine hero Lucca, and the handlers who fought alongside her through two bloody wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. In Top Dog , Maria Goodavage takes readers into the life of Lucca K458, a decorated and highly skilled military working dog. An extraordinary bond develops between Lucca and Marine Corps dog handlers Chris Willingham and ...
A Dog's Purpose
W. Bruce Cameron
This is the remarkable story of one endearing dog’s search for his purpose over the course of several lives. More than just another charming dog story, A Dog’s Purpose touches on the universal quest for an answer to life's most basic question: Why are we here? Surprised to find himself reborn as a rambunctious golden-haired puppy after a tragically short life as a stray mutt, Bailey’s search for his new life’s meaning leads him into ...
100 Dog Training Tips: Tips and tricks to help train your dog.
100 Tips to help you train your dog. A quick read to start your training in the right direction.
The Dog: A Novel
***LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014*** The author of the best-selling and award-winning Netherland now gives us his eagerly awaited, stunningly different new novel: a tale of alienation and heartbreak in Dubai. Distraught by a breakup with his long-term girlfriend, our unnamed hero leaves New York to take an unusual job in a strange desert metropolis. In Dubai at the height of its self-invention as a futuristic Shangri-la, he ...
101 Dog Tricks: Step by Step Activities to Engage, Challenge, and Bond with Your Dog
International bestseller with over a half-million copies in print in 18 languages! This beautifully designed book features step-by-step instructions with easy to follow color photos of each step. Each trick is rated with a difficulty rating and prerequisites to get you started quickly. Tips and trouble-shooting boxes cover common problems, while "build-on" ideas suggest more complicated tricks which build on each new skill. Tricks range from ...
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Matthew Van Fleet
Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
From the creator of the #1 New York Times bestseller Tails and the million-copy-selling Fuzzy Yellow Ducklings Doggone fun for toddlers! In Matthew Van Fleet's captivating new multiconcept book, twenty breeds of capering canines demonstrate action words, opposites, synonyms, and more. Cleverly designed pull tabs and flaps plus ten pettable textures provide interactive treats that will have toddlers arfing along from start to ...
How to Raise the Perfect Dog: Through Puppyhood and Beyond
Melissa Jo Peltier
Three Rivers Press
From the bestselling author and star of National Geographic Channel's Dog Whisperer , the only resource you’ll need for raising a happy, healthy dog. For the millions of people every year who consider bringing a puppy into their lives–as well as those who have already brought a dog home–Cesar Millan, the preeminent dog behavior expert, says, "Yes, you can raise the perfect dog!" It all starts with the proper foundation in the early ...
Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds
D. Caroline Coile Ph.D.
Barron's Educational Series
Updated with the latest information on canine breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club, this lavishly illustrated volume is a treasure house of information for dog lovers, owners, breeders, and prospective buyers. It begins with a detailed discussion of breed evolution, focusing on the physical and behavioral traits that distinguish one canine breed from another. The book's main section profiles more than 150 breeds, arranged in the general ...
How Dogs Love Us: A Neuroscientist and His Adopted Dog Decode the Canine Brain
The powerful bond between humans and dogs is one that’s uniquely cherished. Loyal, obedient, and affectionate, they are truly “man’s best friend.” But do dogs love us the way we love them? Emory University neuroscientist Gregory Berns had spent decades using MRI imaging technology to study how the human brain works, but a different question still nagged at him: What is my dog thinking? After his family adopted Callie, a shy, skinny ...
A Dog's Journey: A Novel
W. Bruce Cameron
The direct sequel to the New York Times and USA Today bestselling A Dog's Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron Buddy is a good dog. After searching for his purpose through several eventful lives, Buddy is sure that he has found and fulfilled it. Yet as he watches curious baby Clarity get into dangerous mischief, he is certain that this little girl is very much in need of a dog of her own. When Buddy is reborn, he realizes that he ...
Phaidon Press Inc.
This charming new title is a collection of over 450 vintage photographs of dogs in all kinds of settings: under the Christmas table and in the sea; posing for a family portrait and being squeezed tightly by an over-enthusiastic toddler; a Chihuahua in a tea cup and a Great Dane standing as tall as its young owner. DOGS is an essential book for dog and animal lovers, presenting amateur, anonymous photographs of dogs from the turn of the century ...
The Dogs Were Rescued (And So Was I)
A NEW memoir from #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Dog Lived (and So Will I) We rescue dogs and bring them into our lives...and often they rescue us in return. What would cause a cheese-loving, meat-eating lawyer to become a vegan? Her dog. Teresa Rhyne and Seamus the beagle both survived cancer once, so when Seamus develops yet another cancer, Teresa vows to fight again. Unsure of the best way to battle the unseen enemy, ...
Dogs in Cars
Lara Jo Regan
The pure joy of a dog with his nose to the horizon, in a moving car--captured on the page. First we had dogs underwater, then dogs shaking off water... so why not dogs soaking up the exhilarating no-holds-barred pleasure of a car ride? Photographer Lara Jo Regan began her pet project as a calendar, but the response was overwhelming and absolute: Her photographs of the cruising canines, taken from incredible perspectives, with tongues hanging ...
Audrey Meets Cosmo the Firehouse Dog
Jupiter Kids, 2014
Audrey had a fieldtrip to the firehouse. Everyone was so excited and wants to learn many things. They were amazed with the firetrucks they've seen and they met Cosmo the firehouse dog. Cosmo gave better understanding to the kids and tips how to avoid fire.
Puppy Training: The Ultimate Guide On How To Train Your Puppy To Become A Well Behaved Dog (Puppy Training ...
Vivaco Press Publishing, 2014
Puppy Training - The Ultimate Guide On How To Train Your Puppy To Become A Well Behaved Dog Just for today, get this best-selling guide for just $2.99. Regularly priced at $4.99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. You are about to discover what puppy training is all about, how to train puppies and how to properly deal with unwanted behavior. In Puppy Training - The Ultimate Guide On How To Train Your Puppy To ...
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Gorgeous canines of every shape, size and color are bounding through this irresistible book. Can you choose one dog to love best of all? With playful pencil and watercolor illustrations to delight children and adults alike, everyone will long to bark along with the Chihuahua and tickle the Dalmatian's tummy. This is a wonderfully satisfying book with a twist in the tail.
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