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By: Price, Steven D.
Publisher: The Lyons Press:
Seller ID: 9781592289837
Condition: very good
From the dawn of time, horses have been at once our idols and our companions, awakening in us feelings of awe and inspiration while serving as our partners in almost all human endeavors. Philosophers, artists, and writers have sought to describe their--and our--attraction to these magnificent creatures that have become all things to all people.This book will reflect the variety of our fascination with and love of horses, from classic texts of Greek and Roman philosophers, the Bible, and the Koran through Shakespeare, Cervantes, and Dickens to such contemporaries as Clint Eastwood, Jacqueli... View more info
Publisher: Pub Group West:
Seller ID: 9780940322110
J.R. Ackerley's German shepherd Tulip was skittish, possessive, and wild, but he loved her deeply. This clear-eyed and wondering, humorous and moving book, described by Christopher Isherwood as one of the "greatest masterpieces of animal literature," is her biography, a work of faultless and respectful observation that transcends the seeming modesty of its subject. In telling the story of his beloved Tulip, Ackerley has written a book that is a profound and subtle meditation on the strangeness abiding at the heart of all relationships. View more info
Seller ID: 9781564581761
The Dorling Kindersley Handbooks are the most visually appealing guides on the natural world in the book marketplace. Featuring more than 500 full-color illustrations and photographs, along with detailed annotations, Dorling Kindersley Handbooks make identification easy and accurate. View more info
Publisher: National Geographic:
Seller ID: 9781426206429
Now in paperback, this companion to the hit National Geographic Channel show, "DogTown, " tells the moving stories of homeless dogs and their caretakers at the Best Friends Animal Society, evoking both the joy and the occasional, but inevitable, heartbreak that accompanies the important work of saving homeless dogs.Focusing both on the relationships between dogs and people and on the latest discoveries in animal health and behavior, the book features 12 of DogTown's most memorable cases. Each chapter follows one dog --often considered unadoptable by other shelters --from the first days at ... View more info
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company:
Seller ID: 9780761129752
Condition: very good
It was love at first sight. Amid the frenzied barking and prancing of a house full of Great Danes, one pup was shivering in the corner. Gracie. But when Dan Dye reached her, she struggled to her feet like a clumsy foal, raised her forehead to his, and announced, as clearly as if she had actually spoken the words, You know I'm the one. Now get me outta here By turns funny, moving, tender, and inspiring, Gracie's tale is a treat for every dog lover. There is Gracie's first morning, racing around Dan in the snowy yard. Gracie's first determination to prove to her step-sisters, Dottie the Da... View more info
By: "Bidner, Jen"
Publisher: The Lyons Press:
Seller ID: 9781592289585
Aptly named "man's best friend," dogs often perform extremely heroic and dangerous roles in their jobs. Dog Heroes is the first book to celebrate these brave dogs and their handlers. In addition to high-profile "disaster dogs," the U.S. has a wealth of search dogs performing numerous critical jobs, including seeking out bombs, drugs, land mines, criminals, and finding abducted children. View more info
By: "Bissell, Nicky"
Publisher: "Omaha, NE", The American Brittany Club: 1984?
Seller ID: 87H006
Condition: NEAR FINE/ No DJ
"As new except for slight softening to bottom of spine and faint ripple to title page. No DJ. Dark green with gilt. 326 pages (8.75x5.75""). Reference book for Brittany owners. Records through 1984. Consolidates The Official Book of the Brittany Spaniel; The Brittany in America; photographs, historical information, and statistics about the individual Brittanys of exceptional record and performance; winners of American Brittany Club events from 1942 to 1984; and, defines Dog Terms." View more info
Publisher: Chronicle Books Llc:
Seller ID: 9781931686853
Condition: very good
At Last A Beginner's Guide to Canine Technology Pee stains on the carpet. Barking at all hours of the night. That embarrassing thing he does with your leg. It's enough to make you cry out, "Why doesn't my dog have an owner's manual?" And now, thankfully, he does. Through step-by-step instructions and helpful schematic diagrams, "The Dog Owner's Manual "explores hundreds of frequently asked questions: Which breeds interface best with children? How can I program my model to fetch? And why is its nose always wet? Whatever your concerns, you'll find the answers right here--courtesy of c... View more info
Publisher: Ten Speed Pr:
Seller ID: 9780898159523
While we're still pondering why cats paint, this book can explain why they scratch, purr, and shed, as well as the three easiest tricks to teach your cat, the 25 things you didn't know about cat food, and the secrets to picking out the best darn cat in the world. A purr-fectly bewitching cat-alog of unusual and useful information from the authors of our popular dog title. Winner of the Cat Writers Association award for Best Cat Book in its category. View more info
By: "Dawes, John"
Publisher: "London, UK", Blandford: 1995
Edition: (1st thus)
Seller ID: 02H031
Condition: VERY GOOD+
"As new except for 6 pages with folded corners and small remainder mark on bottom edge. Comprehensive review of 'aquarium livebearers'. 240 indexed pages, profusely illustrated with color photos, 9-1/4x6-1/8"" (23.5x15.5cm)." View more info
By: "Elder, Janet"
Publisher: Broadway Books:
Seller ID: 9780767931359
Huck is a page-turning, unforgettable true story of the tenacity of one small dog, the unexpected, extraordinary kindness of strangers, and a family's devotion to each other. Michael was four when his relentless campaign for a dog began. At seven he made a PowerPoint presentation, "My Dog," with headings like "A Childhood Without a Dog is a Sad Thing." His parents, Janet and Rich, were steadfast; bringing a dog into their fast-paced New York City lives was utterly impractical. However, on a trip to Italy, a chance happening leads Janet to reconsider, a decision then hastened by a diagn... View more info
By: "Fernand, Mary"
Publisher: "Paris, France", Denoel: 1971
Seller ID: 78P023
"As new but pages have age yellowed slightly. Livre de Poche Pratique #3182"" 281 pages. Photos. ""D'ou vient le chat? Qui est-il? Ou va-t-il? Avoir un chat?"" Text in French." View more info
By: "Fogle, Bruce"
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley:
Seller ID: 9781845335441
Playing with our cats, feeding them, grooming them, training them, even protecting them gives us rich emotional rewards. The continuation of this happy relationship is what this go-to guide is all about.Bruce Fogle, an internationally renowned veterinarian, begins by explaining the character traits, health issues, and life expectancy of a wide range of breeds - from show-class Persians to indeterminate mutts.Q & A's, facts and figures, and over 250 wonderful photographs make this an invaluable volume for every cat lover, every cat owner, and anyone contemplating getting a cat. View more info
Publisher: Kensington Books:
Seller ID: 9781575667355
Discover a place where every animal is safe, loved, and allowed to live out its natural life. It is Best Friends, the no-kill sanctuary in Utah's Angel Canyon -- and this is the inspiring true story of how a few dedicated people have made it happen, and how thousands of furred and feathered creatures have called it home.Best Friends is home to about 1800 animals at any one time, many of whom were found not simply abandoned but abused and/or sick. After tender care, 75% are ultimately adopted; the rest live out their lives on Best Friends' 3000 stunning acres surrounded by loving human and a... View more info
Publisher: Harper Perennial:
Seller ID: 9780060927806
Philip Gonzalez had lost all interest in living after an industrial accident left him disabled. A friend suggested he adopt a dog.Reluctantly he went to the shelter, where Ginny, a badly abused one-year-old pup, quickly won him over. Philip realized immediately that Ginny was no ordinary dog--she had an amazing sixth sense that enabled her to find and rescue stray and ailing cats.There's Madame, who is completely deaf; Revlon, who has only one eye;Betty Boop, who has no hind feet;and Topsy, a paralyzed kitten whom Ginny found abandoned in an empty building. Ginny and Philip have now rescued an... View more info
By: "Grogan, John"
Publisher: Vanguard Press:
Seller ID: 9781593155650
"Bad Dogs Have More Fun" Is an unforgettable collection of more than seventy-five newspaper articles from the "Philadelphia Inquirer" written by former columnist John Grogan. Combining humor, wit, poignancy, and affection, these columns provide insight into the intriguing and wonderful world we live in. Whether he is writing about animals (from dogs to elephants to geese ), powerful and moving comments about his own and other families, trenchant comments on life's foibles and farces, or his interviews and interactions with people who are memorable and unusual in their own right, John Grogan ma... View more info
Publisher: "Philadelphia, PA", J.B. Lippincott Company: c1967
Edition: (1st edition)
Seller ID: 24T001
Condition: VERY GOOD+ / Very Good
"Tight, bright, clean, slight tilt. Owner's bookplate on first free page. Unclipped dust jacket is clean and intact with slight sunning to spine and faint edgewear. ""A couple of years ago a writer named Richard Lockridge meet - and soon decided he'd very much like to marry - another writer named Hildegard Dolson. But there were a few problems. Miss Dolson was not especially attracted to the idea of marriage, and when it came to pets she was partial to dogs...""" View more info
Publisher: 1stBooks: c2002
Seller ID: 04H017
Condition: VERY GOOD+
"Tight, bright, clean, faint curl to exterior corner. Faint spot on exterior page edges. Gift inscription on title page. ""one ardent and tortured experience of cohabitation with Barbara Orange Cat, told with a masterful blend of humor, philosophy and a lick of French... an unabashed account of the esprit-de-corps that accompanies the age-old power struggle between woman and the domestic beast..."" 100+ pages, 8-7/8x5-7/8"" (22.5x14.9cm)." View more info