Author: Emma Chichester Clark
Publisher: Potter Style
The irresistible illustrated diary of one very special London dog--the perfect gift book for dog lovers of all stripes (and spots!) Hello. My name is Plum and I'm a whoosell--a whippet mixed with Jack Russell and poodle. I especially like swimming, leaping, and croissants, and my favorite fragrance is fox poop. I live with Emma, an illustrator, and Rupert in London. Over the last year, I've been keeping a diary. Emma helped with the pictures, but the words are all mine. Since 2012 Emma Chichester Clark has been delighting followers with her blog Plumdog, which records the adventures, discoveries, wry observations, and social engagements of her dog, Plum. Now Plum's best pages are collected in this beautiful little storybook volume, which will delight anyone who has ever loved a dog.
Free Days with George
Author: Colin Campbell
Publisher: Anchor Canada
Colin Campbell came back from a business trip to discover his wife of many years had moved out. No explanations. No second chances. He was in a spiral of depression and loneliness. A friend told him about a neglected 140-pound Newfoundland. Together the man and the dog-- now named George-- learned how to share a space, how to socialize, and most of all, how to overcome their bad experiences. And through surfing George and Colin began a life-altering adventure and a deep healing process that brought them back to life.
Author: Kerstin Ekman
In the heart of the tranquil countryside, a young puppy leaves his home to eagerly follow his mother and master. But away from the safe haven of the farm, the puppy soon becomes lost and is left to struggle for survival in the wild. Suddenly, he must find food and a safe place to sleep, and outwit his competitor, the fox. The puppy becomes wild himself, trusting no human and furiously fighting the hunting dogs that enter his domain. But one man is intrigued by the now-unruly dog and very slowly begins to gain his trust. Each day he visits the dog, bringing food and awakening memories of his distant domestic past. The lost relationship between man and dog is rebuilt in this sensitive and intelligent story about the true nature of trust and friendship.
Be the Pack Leader
Author: Cesar Millan, Melissa Jo Peltier
Publisher: Crown Archetype
Bestselling author Cesar Millan takes his principles of dog psychology a step further, showing you how to develop the calm-assertive energy of a successful pack leader and use it to improve your dog’s life–and your own. Filled with practical tips and techniques as well as real-life success stories from his clients (including the Grogan family, owners of Marley from Marley & Me) and his popular television show Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan, Cesar helps you understand and read your dog’s energy as well as your own so that you can move beyond just correcting behavioral issues and take your connection with your dog to the next level. The principles of calm-assertive energy will help you become a better pack leader in every area of your life, improving your relationships with friends, family, and coworkers. In addition, Cesar addresses several important issues for the first time, including what you need to know about the major dog behavior tools available and the difference between “personality” and “instability.” Ultimately, what emerges from Be the Pack Leader are both happier dogs and happier, more centered owners. From the Hardcover edition.
One of our all time best selling books is now in its second edition with three additional chapters, color photos and descriptive captions. Turid Rugaas is a noted expert on canine body language, notably "calming signals" which are signals dogs give to other dogs and humans to denote stress and to attempt defuse situations that otherwise might result in fights or aggression. Written in practical, down-to-earth, logical language. Companion DVD, 'Calming Signals: What Your Dog Tells You', DTB788, is also available.
Author: Mikael Lindnord
Publisher: Greystone Books Ltd
The epic true story of one man, a dog, and how they found each other As seen on an ESPN SC Featured documentary When you're racing 435 miles through the jungles and mountains of South America, the last thing you need is a stray dog tagging along. But that's exactly what happened to Mikael Lindnord, captain of a Swedish adventure racing team, when he threw a scruffy but dignified mongrel a meatball one afternoon. When the team left the next day, the dog followed. Try as they might, they couldn't lose him—and soon Mikael realized that he didn't want to. Crossing rivers, battling illness and injury, and struggling through some of the toughest terrain on the planet, the team and the dog walked together toward the finish line, where Mikael decided he would save the dog, now named Arthur, and bring him back to his family in Sweden, whatever it took. In compelling prose, illustrated with candid photographs, Arthur provides a testament to the amazing bond between dogs and people.
Puppies in the Pantry
Author: Ben M. Baglio, Shelagh McNicholas
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
When Charley, a movie star dog, mysteriously vanishes, Mandy and Charles desperately search for the lost canine in the hope of preventing a disaster. Original.
From the author of the #1 "New York Times" bestseller "Cesar's Way" and star of "The Dog Whisperer" comes this friendly, accessible work that is packed with information about how to raise the perfect puppy.
Parrot expert Ann Castro teaches you how to clicker train your parrot or other bird. Exercises are for beginners.
Bad Dogs Have More Fun
Author: John Grogan
Collects more than seventy-five "Philadelphia Inquirer" columns by John Grogan that cover such topics as families, animals, and life in modern America.
The story of how New York City adopted laws to force pet owners to clean up after their pets. Michael Brandow shows how a combination of science and politics, fact and fear, altruism and self-interest led to the adoption and enforcement of legislation that became a shining - and perhaps surprising - success.
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
Puppies aren't merely dogs--they're baby dogs, and like all babies, they need extra special care. Here's a fun-to-read book filled with practical information on everything a first-time puppy owner needs to know--how to find a reliable place to purchase a dog . . . how to choose a puppy from a litter . . . dog and master--getting used to each other . . . training and housebreaking a puppy . . . relationships between puppy and children . . . and tips on nutritious feeding and health care. Also important to new dog owners is a detailed explanation of normal puppy growth and development, plus a general description of puppy personalities according to breed. Puppies is beautifully illustrated with more than 125 delightful color photos. Helpful sidebars contain added tips for owners.
Cherry Red Summer
Author: Carina Bartsch
No girl ever forgets her first love.... No one knows that better than Emely Winter. It's been seven years since she last saw the man with the turquoise eyes, Elyas Schwarz--the embodiment of everything mothers warn their daughters about. Good-looking, charming, and with a hint of arrogance, Elyas is back in Emely's life and driving her crazy. She hates him from the bottom of her heart, but, even so, she can't deny her growing attraction. Thinking it's high time to put on the brakes, Emely turns her attention to Luca, the intriguing new man she's only ever met online. With two men pulling her in different directions, Emely must decide which of them is showing her his true self. After all the work she's done to learn to trust again, will Emely's efforts be for nothing?