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The World of Sled Dogs: From Siberia to Sport Racing
Lorna Coppinger

Howell Book House, 1977

Surveys the use of sled dogs in the Siberian and American Arctic from the second millennium B.C., their roles in arctic life, exploration, military operations, and sports, and the rules and records of sled-dog racing. B&W photographs.
  
  











  



  
Racing in the Rain: My Life as a Dog
Garth Stein

HarperCollins, 2011

Have you ever wondered what your dog is thinking? Meet one funny dog—Enzo, the lovable mutt who tells this story. Enzo knows he is different from other dogs: most dogs love to chase cars, but Enzo longs to race them. He learns about racing and the world around him by watching TV and by listening to the words of his best friend, Denny, an up-and-coming race car driver, and his daughter, Zoë, his constant companion. Enzo finds that life is ...
  
  











  



  
Going to the Dogs: Greyhound Racing, Animal Activism, and American Popular Culture (CultureAmerica)
Gwyneth Anne Thayer

Univ Pr of Kansas, 2013

In the 1970s sitcom The Odd Couple, Felix and Oscar argue over a racing greyhound that Oscar won in a bet. Animal lover Felix wants to keep the dog as a pet; gambling enthusiast Oscar wants to race it. This dilemma fairly reflects America’s attitude toward greyhound racing. This book, the first cultural history of greyhound racing in America, charts the sport’s meteoric rise—and equally meteoric decline—against the backdrop of changes ...
  
  











  



  
The Dog Who Knew Too Much: A Chet and Bernie Mystery (The Chet and Bernie Mystery Series)
Spencer Quinn

Atria Books, 2012

The fourth entry in the irresistible New York Times bestselling mystery series featuring canine narrator Chet and his human companion Bernie Little—“the coolest human/pooch duo this side of Wallace and Gromit” ( Kirkus Reviews ) Humor and intrigue combine for a “thoroughly entertaining comic mystery” ( Booklist ) as Spencer Quinn’s engaging and unlikely team of crime solvers takes on the case of a boy gone missing from a ...
  
  











  



  
Dog on It: A Chet and Bernie Mystery (The Chet and Bernie Mystery Series)
Spencer Quinn

Atria Books, 2009

The first book of the New York Times bestselling Chet and Bernie mystery series, an “enchanting one-of-a-kind novel” (Stephen King) that is “nothing short of masterful” ( Los Angeles Times ). Chet, the wise and lovable canine narrator of Dog on It , and Bernie, a down-on-his-luck private investigator, are quick to take a new case involving a frantic mother searching for her teenage daughter. This well-behaved and gifted student may ...
  
  











  



  
The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel
Garth Stein

Harper Paperbacks, 2009

A heart-wrenching but deeply funny and ultimately uplifting story of family, love, loyalty, and hope--a captivating look at the wonders and absurdities of human life . . . as only a dog could tell it.
  
  











  



  
It's Just A Dog, 2013

AMAZON KINDLE BESTSELLER! What if your dog died and then came back as a ghost…that could talk? Would you welcome him back with open arms, or run away scared to death? This is the premise of IT’S JUST A DOG , a humorous, heartwarming new novel about love, pet loss, and one man’s ghost dog who rises up yapping from the grave as a talking dog. Charlie Keefe is not just your typical dog lover –– he’s a world famous dog ...
  
  











  



  
Racing in the Rain: My Life as a Dog
Garth Stein

HarperCollins, 2011

Have you ever wondered what your dog is thinking? Meet one funny dog—Enzo, the lovable mutt who tells this story. Enzo knows he is different from other dogs: most dogs love to chase cars, but Enzo longs to race them. He learns about racing and the world around him by watching TV and by listening to the words of his best friend, Denny, an up-and-coming race car driver, and his daughter, Zoë, his constant companion. Enzo finds that life is ...
  
  











  



  
Rivers: Diary of a Blind Alaska Racing Sled Dog
Mike Dillingham

Publication Consultants, 2001

A chance encounter on a chilly, rainy day started a heartwarming adventure for a blind dog and a human. This is Rivers’ diary of that adventure; becoming pain free and dealing with his disappointments while learning to interact with humans. Rivers tells of a blind dog’s efforts to overcome his challenges and achieve his destiny. Rivers is a tale of the bond between a dog and a man, of courage, friendship, loyalty and adventure. It is full of ...
  
  











  



  
5 Betting Systems That Work!: Football - Horse Racing - Dogs. 5 Money Making Systems., 2014

** HALF PRICE THIS MONTH ONLY ** A Collection of 5 Fantastic New Betting Systems. Collected and Compiled by best selling author Bob Adams. Football (Soccer(, Horse Racing and Greyhound Racing all feature in this collection using back and lay betting techniques. Each system selling at around 5.00 GBP each, buy here on Amazon for only 9.99!
  
  











  



  
Winner's Guide to Greyhound Racing, Third Edition
Professor Jones

Cardoza, 2003

This book shows first time enthusiasts and experienced players how to correctly analyze and play the dogs so that they can cash in and consistently win money like a pro.  In addition to all the basics, Prof. Jones reveals five essential strategies that can be used individually or in unison for a powerful approach to making money.  You'll learn how to evaluate class, speed, effective grade, running style, recent form, and about the importance ...
  
  











  



  
Flyball Racing: The Dog Sport for Everyone
Lonnie Olson

Howell Book House, 1997

Flyball Racing: The Dog Sport for Everyone Imagine four dogs, competing against each other side-by-side on two separate racing lanes. Then picture a packed crowd of spirited spectators waiting to hear ""Get Your Ball"" and the excited barking of the competitors at the cue to start the race. If you can envision racing lanes with four jumps, spaced ten feet apart, and a Flyball box at the end of each lane you know the thrill of Flyball Racing. The ...
  
  











  



  
Adopting the Racing Greyhound
Cynthia A. Branigan

Howell Book House, 2003

The first edition of this book was responsible for inspiring tens of thousands of people to adopt ex-racers. Now, this fully updated edition features groundbreaking veterinary information not available anywhere else. Greyhound authority Cynthia Branigan–who has placed over 4,000 Greyhounds through her organization–offers updated statistics on the costs involved with adopting as well as new health information, such as warnings about ...
  
  











  



  
Dogs
Seymour Simon

HarperCollins, 2009

Dogs are the most popular pet in the world and Seymour Simon provides useful tips and guidelines for any kid looking for a new pet. Lavishly illustrated with full-color, appealing photographs, Seymour Simon captures dogs as they work, and play. Ages: 5 - 8
  
  











  



  
Introduction to Dog Agility
Margaret H. Bonham

Barron's Educational Series, 2009

This newly updated edition will be welcomed by canine agility enthusiasts. The author, a professional dog trainer, tells owners how to evaluate a dog's physical fitness and readiness for agility training, and then goes on to cover all aspects of this competitive sport. She discusses all relevant agility-training topics, including diet recommendations, the correct use of collars and other positive reinforcement tools, basic commands, and training ...
  
  











  



  
A Dog in a Hat: An American Bike Racer's Story of Mud, Drugs, Blood, Betrayal, and Beauty in Belgium
Joe Parkin

Velo Press, 2008

In 1987, Joe Parkin was an amateur bike racer in California when he ran into Bob Roll, a pro on the powerhouse Team 7-Eleven. "Lobotomy Bob" told Parkin that, to become a pro, he must go to Belgium. Riding along a canal in Belgium years later, Roll encountered Parkin, who he described as "a wraith, an avenging angel of misery, a twelve-toothed assassin". Roll barely recognized him. Belgium had forged Parkin into a pro, and changed him forever. ...
  
  











  



  
Agility Training for You and Your Dog: From Backyard Fun to High-Performance Training
Ali Canova, Joe Canova, ...

Lyons Press, 2008

Based on the innovative, positive training methods this practical training book explains how to get your dog started in the exciting sport of dog agility.
  
  











  



  
Mush: A Beginner's Manual of Sled Dog Training
Sierra Nevada Dog Drivers Inc

Barkleigh Productions, 1997

The Complete Book of Sled Dog Racing! More thorough and reliable than any other source of mushing wisdom. MUSH! is indispensable to anyone who is thinking of becoming active in this exciting sport! · Dog Selection · Equipment · Commands · Where to Run · When to Run · Housing · Driver Training · Puppy Training · Racing Obedience and more!
  
  











  



  
Retired Racing Greyhounds For Dummies
Lee Livingood

For Dummies, 2000

“The next best thing to having an experienced Greyhound owner living with you.” —Joan Belle Isle, President, Greyhound Project “Anyone who reads this book and follows its guidance will have a happier, healthier dog and be a happier, more relaxed dog owner.” —Hal and Karen Hawley, Greyhound Friends Northwest The Greyhound has been celebrated in song and legend for thousands of years. Nowadays, Greyhounds are bred almost exclusively ...
  
  











  



  
The Speed Mushing Manual: How to Train Racing Sled Dogs
Jim Welch

Sirius Pub, 1989

This book gives a dog musher the information he needs to become a winner. Whether you race dogs or not, it's the best information on sled dogs there is, period.
  
  











  








   



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