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What to expect when adopting a dog : a guide to successful dog adoption for every family

Diane Rose-Solomon · SOP3 Publishing
Pages: 179
Format: Print book

What to Expect When Adopting a Dog is a guide to successful dog adoption and pet parenting for every family. Anyone considering a new dog has questions, particularly when thinking about adopting a shelter dog.What to Expect When Adopting a Dog offers expert advice from rescue specialists...
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Birding Without Borders: An Obsession, a Quest, and the Biggest Year in the World

NOAH STRYCKER · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Traveling to 41 countries in 2015 with a backpack and binoculars, Noah Strycker became the first person to see more than half the world's 10,000 species of birds in one year. In 2015, Noah Strycker set himself a lofty goal: to become the first person to see half the world's birds in one year....
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Wild and Crazy: Photos from the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

PAUL JOYNSON-HICKS · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

The funniest photographs of wildlife from around the world collected here in one must-have book that is perfect for animal lovers of all stripes.When the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards announced a contest for the funniest animal photo, they received entries from all over the world....
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The Herbal Handbook for Homesteaders: Farmed and Foraged Herbal Remedies and Recipes

Abby Artemisia · Voyageur Press
Pages: 160
Format: Flexibound

Let The Herbal Handbook for Homesteaders be your helpful compendium of herbal information and recipes for building health and tending to minor ailments out on the homestead. When you're a homesteader, you face many challenges: from a simple cold, to an earache in your child, fleas...
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Horizon

Barry Lopez · Knopf
Pages: 592
Format: Hardcover

From the National Book Award-winning author of the now-classic Arctic Dreams, a vivid, poetic, capacious work that recollects the travels around the world and the encounters--human, animal, and natural--that have shaped an extraordinary life.Taking us nearly from pole to pole--from modern...
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Louisiana Swamps and Marshes: Easy-Access Hikes and Drives

Anne Butler · Univ of Louisiana at Lafayette
Pages: 199
Format: Paperback

Includes directions and information for thirty-seven of Louisiana's easily accessible natural parks and wetlands.Louisiana's wonderful wetlands, coastal marshes, and swamps have meant much to different visitors over the years--sustenance for fisherman and trappers, food supplies for hunters,...
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Have Dog, Will Travel: A Poet's Journey

STEPHEN KUUSISTO · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In a lyrical love letter to guide dogs everywhere, a blind poet shares his delightful story of how a guide dog changed his life and helped him discover a newfound appreciation for travel and independence.At the age of thirty-eight, Stephen Kuusisto - who has managed his whole life without...
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Gizelle's Bucket List: My Life with a Very Large Dog

Lauren Watt · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 244
Format: Print book

"A lightbeat, epic account of how the 20-something author brought her giant English Mastiff to her first tiny New York apartment after college, while navigating boyfriends, first jobs, her mother's illness and a bucket list that involves her dog's participation, "--NoveList."Lauren...
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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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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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Exotic Pets: Family Handbook

Diana Geiger · Paddy Paw Publications
Pages: 270
Format: Print book

Educational, amusing and entertaining. How to choose a pet that is just right for your family. Will it be a conventional pet like a dog or a cat, or one of the many great pets from the exotic pet category? Learn what it takes to care for exotic pets. Exotic Pets Family Guide discusses...
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Ultimate Dog Grooming

Eileen Geeson · Firefly Books; Second Edition edition
Format: Print book

"This large-format, colorfully illustrated handbook will find a place on library shelves where a good, general instruction manual for grooming one's own pet and even establishing oneself as a professional groomer is called for." --BOOKLIST A professional groomer is expensive,...
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The Outrun: A Memoir

Amy Liptrot · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"The Outrun will no doubt sit alongside . . . Helen Macdonald's H Is for Hawk -- the sheer sensuality of Liptrot's prose and her steely resolve immediately put her right up there with the best of the best." -- New StatesmanWhen Amy Liptrot returns to Orkney after more than a decade...
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The Dog Behavior Problem Solver: Step-by-Step Positive Training Techniques to Correct More than 20 Problem Behaviors

Teoti Anderson · i5 Press
Format: Print book

Life with a dog can bring companionship, fun, and joy. Life with a badly behaved dog can bring frustration and heartbreak. Behavior problems are often cited as the main reason for owners' abandoning their dogs to shelters and surrendering them to rescues, but many of a dog's problems...
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The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Birds of the World: A Detailed Visual Reference Guide To 1600 Birds And Their Habitats, Shown In More Than 1800 Pictures

David Alderton · Lorenz Books
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

A comprehensive guide to the avian species with beautiful illustrations and a detailed natural-history introduction.
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