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My Dog Tulip


Price: $6.00

Publisher: Pub Group West:

Seller ID: 9780940322110

ISBN: 0940322110

Condition: GOOD

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

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"DogTown: Tales of Rescue, Rehabilitation, and Redemption"

By: "Bechtel, Stefan"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: National Geographic:

Seller ID: 9781426206429

ISBN: 1426206429

Condition: acceptable

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

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Amazing Gracie: A Dog's Tale

By: "Beckloff, Mark, Dye, Dan"

Price: $5.45

Publisher: Workman Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 9780761129752

ISBN: 0761129758

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

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Dog Heroes: Saving Lives and Protecting America

By: "Bidner, Jen"

Price: $6.45

Publisher: The Lyons Press:

Seller ID: 9781592289585

ISBN: 1592289584

Condition: GOOD

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

The Book of the American Brittany

By: "Bissell, Nicky"

Price: $23.95

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

Poissons d'Aquarium

By: "Braum, Eric"

Price: $8.75

Publisher: "Stuttgart, Germany", Hatier: 1974

Seller ID: 49H026

ISBN: 2218026643

Condition: FINE

"Tight, bright, clean & square. Indexed w/many color photos. Text in French" View more info

"Livebearing Fishes: A Guide to Their Aquarium Care, Biology and Classification"

By: "Dawes, John"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: "London, UK", Blandford: 1995

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 02H031

ISBN: 0713725923

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

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Huck: The Remarkable True Story of How One Lost Puppy Taught a Family--and a Whole Town--About Hope and Happy Endings

By: "Elder, Janet"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Broadway Books:

Seller ID: 9780767931359

ISBN: 0767931351

Condition: GOOD

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

Le Guide Marabout de l'Aquarium (#MS77)

By: "Favre, Henri"

Price: $8.87

Publisher: Verviers. Belgium, Marabout: 1977

Seller ID: 4NP054

Condition: VERY GOOD

"Tight, bright, clean, square. A little softening to the outside, front corners. Text in French." View more info

Le Guide des Chats

By: "Fernand, Mary"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", Denoel: 1971

Seller ID: 78P023

Condition: FINE

"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

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Best Friends : The True Story of the Worlds Most Beloved Animal Sanctuary


Price: $7.50

Publisher: Kensington Books:

Seller ID: 9781575667355

ISBN: 1575667355

Condition: GOOD

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

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"The Dog Who Rescues Cats: True Story of Ginny, The"

By: "Gonzalez, Philip"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060927806

ISBN: 0060927801

Condition: GOOD

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

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Bad Dogs Have More Fun

By: "Grogan, John"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Vanguard Press:

Seller ID: 9781593155650

ISBN: 1593155654

Condition: GOOD

"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

"One Lady, Two Cats"

By: "Lockridge, Richard"

Price: $26.95

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

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Tail Talk: The Eloquent Tale of Barbara Orange Cat

By: "Manley, Lucile E. (Mary E. Scott, illus., Sara Zaga, cover art).)"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: 1stBooks: c2002

Seller ID: 04H017

ISBN: 1403348790

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

Cage & Aviary Birds

By: "Martin, Rochard Mark (Malcolm Ellis, illus.)"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Longmeadow Press: 1996

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 0DP010

ISBN: 0681216751

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! ""hundreds of species and varieties are illustrated…each have particular needs in housing, feeding and management…ideal guide to choosing and caring for the different types of birds for the novice as well as the experienced aviculturalist..."" 256 indexed pages with ""over 450 colour illustrations."" " View more info

The General Care and Maintenance of Day Geckos (The Herpetocultural Library Special Edition)

By: "McKeown, Sean"

Price: $18.00

Publisher: "Lakeside, CA", Advanced Vivarium Systems: 1993

Seller ID: 71T032

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for hinge crease. Glossy, black & white and color photos, 144 pages. Lizards." View more info

The Complete Morgan Horse

By: "Mellin,Jeanne Mellin,"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: "Hudson, NY", Dutton: 1992

Edition: (1st Dutton printing)

Seller ID: 8-8H002

ISBN: 0525935533

Condition: FINE

"As new except for faintest shelfwear to top edge of crisp dustjacket. 372 indexed pages full of drawings and photos. 9.5x6.5x1.25"" (24x16x3.3cm). Complete history of the Morgan horse breed including information on famous studs. Also includes information on modern breed and best practices for caring for and showing the Morgan. " View more info

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My Dog Skip

By: "Morris, Willie"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780679767220

ISBN: 0679767223

Condition: GOOD

Now a major motion picture form Warner Brothers, starring Kevin Bacon, Diane Lane, Luke Wilson, Frankie Muniz, and "Eddie" from the TV show Frasier (as Skip), and produced by Mark Johnson (Rain Man). In 1943 in a sleepy town on the banks of the Yazoo River, a boy fell in love with a puppy with a lively gait and an intellingent way of listening.  The two grew up together having the most wonderful adventures.  A classic story of a boy, a dog, and small-town America, My Dog Skip belongs on the same shelf as The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Russell Baker's Growing... View more info

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The Puppy That Came for Christmas: How a Dog Brought One Family the Gift of Joy

By: "Rix, Megan"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Plume:

Seller ID: 9780452297487

ISBN: 0452297486

Condition: very good

Marley, Oogy, Huck-and now, Traffy, the "forever dog" that changed one couple's life. All Megan Rix ever wanted was a baby. Yet, month after month, Megan's dreams were dashed. Would her life ever feel complete?Megan and her husband, Ian, found a surprising answer when they began training golden retriever pups to become service dogs for people with disabilities. But opening their homes and hearts up to Emma, and then Freddy-only to have each move on after six months-eventually took its own toll. Megan and Ian didn't know if they could continue. Then, one Christmas, little Traffy came a... View more info