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Dog Training for Dummies

Joachim Volhard · Wiley
Pages: 388
Format: Print book

A well-trained dog is the result of education - actually, more yours than your dog's. You need to know what makes a dog a dog - how he thinks, reacts, grows, and expresses himself; what his needs are; and most important, why he does what he does. When you understand your dog, you will...
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The Secret Language of Cats

Susanne Sch tz · Hanover Square Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Have you ever wondered what your cat is saying? Cats do not meow randomly, nor do they growl or hiss because they have nothing better to do. Cat sounds have a purpose, and they can carry important messages, whether for us or other cats.Susanne Schštz is hard at work on breaking the cat code....
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The History of Cats in 101 Objects

MEDIA LAB BOOKS. · Media Lab Books
Pages: 220
Format: Paperback

Cats have held human fascination for thousands of years, from the Ancient Egypt feline warrior goddess Bastet to modern YouTube videos of kittens riding on a Roomba. The History of Cats in 101 Objects is a fun, fact-filled visual history of the human relationship with cats. It's the perfect...
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Expect Great Things: The Life and Search of Henry David Thoreau

Kevin T Dann · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

To coincide with the bicentennial of Thoreau's birth in 2017, this thrilling, meticulous biography by naturalist and historian Kevin Dann fills a gap in our understanding of one modern history's most important spiritual visionaries by capturing the full arc of Thoreau's life as a mystic,...
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Down from the Mountain: The Life and Death of a Grizzly Bear

Bryce Andrews · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"Andrews' wonderful Downfrom the Mountain is deeply informed by personal experience and made all the stronger by his compassion and measured thoughts...Welcome and impressive work." - Barry Lopez The story of a grizzly bear named Millie: her life, death, and cubs, and what they...
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The Genius of Birds

Jennifer Ackerman · Penguin Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. According to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. In The Genius of Birds, acclaimed author Jennifer Ackerman explores the newly discovered brilliance of birds. As she travels...
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Lonely Planet New England Fall Foliage Road Trips

Lonely Planet. · Lonely Planet Pbns
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

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Why Dinosaurs Matter

KEN LACOVARA · Simon & Schuster/ TED
Pages: 120
Format: Hardcover

What can long-dead dinosaurs teach us about our future? Plenty, according to paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara, who has discovered some of the largest creatures to ever walk the Earth.By tapping into the ubiquitous wonder that dinosaurs inspire, Lacovara weaves together the stories of our geological...
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The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue

Michael J. Tougias · Scribner Book Company
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

The story behind the major motion picture from Disney - starring Chris Pine, Eric Bana, and Casey Affleck - written by a recognized master of the genre - "a blockbuster account of tragedy at sea" (The Providence Journal).It's the winter of 1952 and a ferocious Nor'easter...
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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-extinction

Helen Pilcher · Bloomsbury SIGMA
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Helen Pilcher is uniquely qualified to explain the cutting-edge science that makes the resurrection of extinct animals a very real possibility, while acknowledging the serious and humorous aspects of giving a deceased animal a second chance to live. If you could bring back to life a person...
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Cat Facts: The Pet Parent's A-to-Z Home Care Encyclopedia

Amy Shojai · Furry Muse Publications
Pages: 546
Format: Hardcover

THE PERFECT CAT BOOK!More than 86 million pet cats today are kept in forty-five million U.S. households. Now, from one of the most trusted cat care authors of the last twenty-five years comes the definitive reference for adopting, keeping, and maintaining a healthy, happy cat. CAT FACTS:...
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The Dog Lover Unit: Lessons in Courage from the World's K9 Cops

Rachel Rose · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"Enter the intense world of both the dogs and people who form the K9 corps. Every dog has its own unique personality." -- Temple Grandin, author of Animals in Translation and Animals Make us HumanAn acclaimed poet, Rachel Rose never expected to spend her nights careening along...
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The Ultimate Guide To Cat Breeds: A useful means of identifying the cat breeds of the world and how to care for them

Louisa Somerville · Chartwell Books
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

Cats have been domesticated since prehistoric times, perhaps for as long as 5,000 years. Throughout human history, they have been greatly valued as destroyers of vermin, as well as for their ornamental qualities.The domestic cat is related to lions, tigers, pumas and other wild cats and the similarity...
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The Dog Diet Answer Book: The Complete Nutrition Guide to Help Your Dog Live a Happier, Healthier, and Longer Life

Greg Martinez · Rockport Publishers
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Avoid the vet by learning how to treat your pup's symptoms, and know that a better diet means a healthier, happier dog.Is your Fido fighting to feel better? Your dog's skin problems, ear infections, bowel issues, obesity, seizures, and bladder issues can often be treated by changing...
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Complete Care for Your Aging Dog

Amy Shojai · Furry Muse Publications
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

THE OLD DOG BIBLE!Filled with comprehensive dog reference material from interviews with over 100 veterinary experts, this award-winning book answers all your must-know questions. Filled with heartwarming chicken soup -like stories, and the latest developments in veterinary care advice for dogs...
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