Just Labs


Author: Steve Smith
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781572232174
Category: Pets
Page: 96
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We took our lead titles from the tremendously successful "Just Pets" series, abridged and condensed them to an appealing 7 5 5/8-inch format, then priced them with the impulse gift buyer in mind. In addition to our "Just Pets" Half-pints, we've added a charming tribute to hard-working western dogs, Ranch Dog, which also fits in our Half-pint displays.

Barbara Sykes' Training Border Collies


Author: Barbara Sykes
Publisher: Crowood
ISBN: 1847978908
Category: Pets
Page: 144
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A new, practical guide to training your Border Collie, by esteemed trainer and author, Barbara Sykes. Drawing upon her popular 'Thinking Like Canines' (TLC) training method and other established approaches, Barbara Sykes' Training Border Collies is an essential resource for understanding and training this versatile and loyal breed. With step-by-step photography and training case studies throughout, the book covers: breed variants and temperaments; diet, puppy training and bringing new dogs home; simple commands, boundaries and socialization; the 'Chill Mat' - a safe territory to keep your collie calm; lead and recall training; rescue and problem dogs and, finally, common myths, facts and tips about the breed. This essential resource for all Border Collie owners, BC kennel clubs and trainers is fully illustrated with 150 colour step-by-step photographs.

Shelter Dogs in a Photo Booth


Author: Guinnevere Shuster
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449479057
Category: Pets
Page: 128
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Often seen as sad, rejected, and behind cold metal bars, it's no wonder people would avoid images of shelter dogs awaiting forever homes. From talented photographer (and now public figure and adoption champion) Guinnivere Shuster comes Shelter Dogs in a Photo Booth, a guaranteed-to-make-you-smile photo book featuring shelter dogs in a brand-new light. Get ready to see the cutest canine portraits you’ve ever seen! Guinnevere’s fantastic photos went viral and have been featured on websites, in magazines, and on television programs all over the world: Good Morning America, NBC, ABC, MSNBC, The Huffington Post, Time, The Daily Mail . . . even celebrities have gotten in on the action: Amy Poehler, Cesar Millan, and Zooey Deschanel have made statements and posts declaring their love of Guinnevere’s work. After the adorable and up-for-adoption photos of these furry friends were seen and enjoyed by millions, adoption rates at Utah's Humane Society skyrocketed. The book features 100 dog photo booth style photographs, each accompanied by a short story about the dog's personality, how the dog ended up in the shelter, and the adoption date. A follow-up will conclude the book, with photos of some of them with their new families. A portion of the proceeds of this book will benefit the Humane Society of Utah and Best Friends Animal Society.

Bob, Son of Battle


Author: Alfred Ollivant
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Children of alcoholics
Page: 356
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Two sheep farmers and their sheepdogs engage in a years-long battle to prove their superiority in handling sheep with the son of one caught between. Bob is the last of the famous shepherd line of Gray Dogs of Kenmuir. His alcoholic master, Adam M'Adam, doesn't believe the dog is as good as his forebears, until Bob gives his life to save the flock from a ravenous wolf of the Scottish highlands.

Raw and Natural Nutrition for Dogs

The Definitive Guide to Homemade Meals
Author: Lew Olson
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
ISBN: 158394947X
Category: Pets
Page: 276
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"A guide to feeding dogs balanced and nutritious raw and home-cooked foods"--

Hot Guys and Baby Animals


Author: Audrey Khuner,Carolyn Newman
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449407900
Category: Humor
Page: 80
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Published to benefit the SPCA, a lighthearted treasury by the creators of the Hot Guys and Baby Animals Wall Calendar features photographs of attractive, often shirtless male models with adorable baby animals and is complemented by tongue-in-cheek captions about their likes and dislikes.

The Education of Will

A Mutual Memoir of a Woman and Her Dog
Author: Patricia B. McConnell
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501150154
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 288
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In this powerful, soul-searching memoir, beautifully written in the vein of A Pack of Two and Wild, animal behaviorist Dr. Patricia McConnell recounts for the first time the compelling story of her dark past, memories of which are triggered by a troubled dog named Will. World-renowned as a source of science and soul, Patricia McConnell combines brilliant insights into canine behavior—gained from her work with aggressive and fearful dogs—with heartwarming stories of her own dogs and their life on the farm. Now, she reveals that it wasn’t just the dogs who had serious problems. For decades Dr. McConnell secretly grappled with her own guilt and fear, which were rooted in the harrowing traumas of her youth. Patricia is forced to face her past by her love for a young Border Collie named Will, whose frequent, unpredictable outbreaks of fear and fury shake Patricia to her core. In order to save Will from this dangerous behavior, she must find her own will to heal, and along the way learn that will power by itself is not enough. Interweaving enlightening stories of her clients’ dogs with tales of her deepening bond with Will, Patricia recounts her fight to reclaim her life. Hopeful and inspiring, the redemptive message of her journey is that, while trauma changes our brains and the past casts a long shadow, healing, for both people and dogs, is possible through hard work, compassion, and mutual devotion.

The Dogist

Photographic Encounters with 1,000 Dogs
Author: Elias Weiss Friedman
Publisher: Artisan Books
ISBN: 1579656714
Category: Pets
Page: 304
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New York Times bestseller The Dogist is a beautiful, funny, and inspiring tribute to the beloved dogs in our lives. Every page presents dog portraits that command our attention. Whether because of the look in a dog's eyes, its innate beauty, or even the clothes its owner has dressed it in, the photos will make you ooh and aah, laugh, and fall in love. Photographed by Elias Weiss Friedman, aka The Dogist, every portrait in the book tells a story and explores the dog's distinct character and spirit. Themed sections include Puppies, Cones of Shame, Working Dogs, and Dogs in Fancy Outfits, giving every dog lover something to pore over.

German Shepherds For Dummies


Author: D. Caroline Coile
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118069363
Category: Pets
Page: 288
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Everybody thinks they know the German Shepherd. Many of us grew up with Rin Tin Tin, or we saw German Shepherds in nightly news reports breaking up riots, or we saw them in neighbors’ backyards protecting children. But that only scratches the surface of one of the most fascinating and confusing breeds on earth. Whether it’s selection, nutrition, routine health care, training, competition, or just having fun, there’s more to it with a German Shepherd than with other breeds. And if you’re thinking about adding one to your family, or you already have one, you need to know all you can about this breed. Which is where German Shepherds For Dummies comes in. Is this noble and intelligent breed the right dog for you and your family? German Shepherds For Dummies provides the answer to this and all your questions about getting, caring for, and living with this loveable breed. Lifelong German Shepherd owner and longtime German Shepherd breeder, trainer, and exhibitor, Carline Coile, PhD ,gets you up and running with what you need to know to: Find and communicate with reputable breeders Choose the right German Shepherd for you Housebreak and socialize your new puppy Educate yourself and your dog Handle behavioral problems Participate in competitions Dr. Coile provides insights into the German Shepherd temperament and loads of sensible, easy-to-follow advice, along with fun facts and Shepherd trivia, amusing and informative anecdotes, and tips on how to have a great time with your dog. Discover how to: Understand how to communicate with your German Shepherd Train your German Shepherd Find a good trainer and attend classes Deal with hereditary health problems Feed and exercise your German Shepherd Recognize, prevent and treat common health problems Have loyal friend for life The indispensable guide for you and your German Shepherd, German Shepherds For Dummies is the only book you’ll need to help you have the best possible experience with this handsome and sensitive breed of dog.

Seinfeldia

How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything
Author: Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476756112
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 336
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"An uproarious behind-the-scenes account of the creation of the hit television series describes how comedians Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld dreamed up the idea for an unconventional sitcom over coffee and how, despite network skepticism and minimal plotlines, achieved mainstream success, "--NoveList.

Setterly Yours

A Photographic Introduction to the English Setter
Author: Danica Barreau
Publisher: Pouka Art & Photography
ISBN: 9780998174600
Category:
Page: 86
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This exquisite, full-color book is beautifully illustrated with over 150 photographs. It provides an overview of an elegant dog and showcases the incredible variety within the breed. Informative text covers the English Setter's history and characteristics and it's stunning photographs will make you fall in love with these remarkable dogs."

The Art of Olivia

Let Them Eat Cheesecake
Author: Olivia De Berardinis
Publisher: Ozone Prod Limited
ISBN: 9780929643069
Category: Design
Page: 107
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You've seen her art in the pages of Playboy Magazine and in dozens of other publications, on calendars, book covers, limited edition prints, greeting cards, and movie posters. Now, for the first time, Olivia's work has been compiled into one deluxe book. Included are over 100 drawings and paintings, many previously unpublished, spanning the past fifteen years.

Lara's Gift


Author: Annemarie O'Brien
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0307975487
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 176
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Young Lara is being groomed in the family tradition to take over as Count Voronstov's next kennel steward, breeding borzoi dogs worthy of the Tsar. But then Lara's baby brother is born and she finds herself supplanted as her father decides to make her brother the next kennel steward. Going against her father's wishes and becoming increasingly sure of her special gift of understanding these incredible dogs, Lara risks everything when she reveals the truth about her visions. Now she must save Zar, her favorite borzoi and the one she raised from birth, from a hungry pack of wolves. Only then can she find her own, extraordinary destiny. . . .

William Wegman Puppies


Author: William Wegman
Publisher: Hyperion
ISBN: 9780786814022
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 96
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This warm, beautiful collection captures the awkward, unusual, and utterly adorable antics of William Wegman's famous dogs as puppies. Color photos throughout.

Understanding Border Collies


Author: Barbara Sykes
Publisher: Crowood
ISBN: 1847974023
Category: Pets
Page: 160
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The Border Collie is an extremely versatile breed, faithful enough to be a loyal friend, honest enough to be a hard worker and intelligent enough to be an asset in rescue and other services. This comprehensive, illustrated book gives essential advice on how to become the pack leader by understanding and interpreting the body language of man's best friend. Topics include: choosing your Border Collie; taking your puppy home; commonsense dog training; nutrition; creating a partnership; training, adolescent and older dogs.

The Dogist Puppies


Author: Elias Weiss Friedman
Publisher: Artisan Books
ISBN: 1579657435
Category: Working dogs
Page: 304
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The Dogist Puppies, the follow-up to the New York Times bestseller The Dogist, is a beautiful, funny, and endearing look at puppies. And with their sweet faces, soft bellies, and oversized paws, the puppies in The Dogist Puppies make this book even more irresistible than Friedman's first one! Presented documentary-style, every portrait tells a story and explores each puppy's distinct character and spirit.