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Cesar Millan's Lessons From the Pack: Ten Inspiring Ways Dogs Enrich Our Lives
Cesar Millan's Lessons From the Pack: Ten Inspiring Ways Dogs Enrich Our Lives

Cesar Millan · National Geographic
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

In this inspiring book, best-selling author and "Dog Whisperer" Cesar Millan uses decades of experience to reveal the many ways that dogs and people can enrich each other's lives, sharing eight essential life lessons imparted by a group of very special dogs he's trained over the years....
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Rescuing Penny Jane: One Shelter Volunteer, Countless Dogs, and the Quest to Find Them All Homes
Rescuing Penny Jane: One Shelter Volunteer, Countless Dogs, and the Quest to Find Them All Homes

Amy Sutherland · Harpercollins
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Drawing on her work at a shelter, her experiences living with two rescue dogs of her own, and years of research, bestselling author and Boston Globe columnist Amy Sutherland takes us on an unforgettable journey into the special world of rescue and shelter dogs - and the growing number of dedicated...
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National Geographic The Photo Ark: One Man's Quest to Document the World's Animals
National Geographic The Photo Ark: One Man's Quest to Document the World's Animals

Joel Sartore · National Geographic Soc
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

This lush book of photography represents National Geographic's Photo Ark, a major cross-platform initiative and lifelong project by photographer Joel Sartore to make portraits of the world's animals - especially those that are endangered. His powerful message, conveyed with humor,...
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Call of the Cats: What I Learned about Life and Love from a Feral Colony
Call of the Cats: What I Learned about Life and Love from a Feral Colony

Andrew Bloomfield · New World Library
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

When Andrew Bloomfield moved into a modest bungalow in Southern California he was only vaguely aware that a colony of feral cats inhabited the deep foliage behind his new home. After one particularly poignant experience, he felt he had no choice but to intercede. So began the saga of Andrew's...
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Wildlife Spectacles: Mass Migrations, Mating Rituals, and Other Fascinating Animal Behaviors
Wildlife Spectacles: Mass Migrations, Mating Rituals, and Other Fascinating Animal Behaviors

Vladimir Dinets · Timber Press
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Equal parts nature guide, adventure story, and coffee table book! People are captivated by wild animals - by their strength and their size and by the things they do to stay alive. Wildlife Spectacles dives deep into this wonder, allowing curious readers to discover just how spectacular...
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Being a Dog: Following the Dog Into a World of Smell
Being a Dog: Following the Dog Into a World of Smell

Alexandra Horowitz · Scribner
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Alexandra Horowitz, the author of the lively, highly informative New York Times bestselling blockbuster Inside of a Dog, explains how dogs perceive the world through their most spectacular organ - the nose - and how we humans can put our under-used sense of smell to work in surprising ways.To...
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Zak George's Dog Training Revolution: The Complete Guide to Raising the Perfect Pet with Love
Zak George's Dog Training Revolution: The Complete Guide to Raising the Perfect Pet with Love

Zak George · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 229
Format: Print book

A REVOLUTIONARY WAY TO RAISE AND TRAIN YOUR DOG Zak George is a new type of dog trainer. A dynamic YouTube star and Animal Planet personality with a fresh approach, Zak helps you tailor training to your dog s unique traits and energy level leading to quicker results and a much happier pet....
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Meet the Breeds: A Guide to More Than 200 AKC Breeds
Meet the Breeds: A Guide to More Than 200 AKC Breeds

American Kennel Club · I5 Press
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

With more than 200 registered breeds either in one of the seven Variety Groups or part of the Miscellaneous Class, the American Kennel Club is the world's largest purebred-dog registry and the governing body for the canine sport in the United States. For someone looking to add a purebred...
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Upstream: Selected Essays
Upstream: Selected Essays

Mary Oliver · Penguin Books
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

"In the beginning I was so young and such a stranger to myself I hardly existed. I had to go out into the world and see it and hear it and react to it, before I knew at all who I was, what I was, what I wanted to be." So begins Upstream, a collection of essays in which beloved...
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The Death and Life of the Great Lakes
The Death and Life of the Great Lakes

Dan Egan · W W Norton
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

A landmark work of science, history and reporting on the past, present and imperiled future of the Great Lakes.The Great Lakes -- Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario and Superior -- hold 20 percent of the world's supply of surface fresh water and provide sustenance, work and recreation for tens...
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Mushrooms
Mushrooms

Thomas Laessoe · Dk Pub
Format: Book

The perfect book for mushroom enthusiasts everywhere, this is an authoritative field guide to more than 450 species of wild mushrooms. Poisonous and edible mushrooms are clearly labeled throughout the book along with essential information on size, range, and habitat. Each entry is accompanied...
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Landmarks
Landmarks

Robert Macfarlane · Hamish Hamilton, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2015. ©2015
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

#1 bestseller on the UK Sunday Times list, from the acclaimed author of The Old Ways Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our sense of place. It is a field guide to the literature of nature, and a glossary...
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The Goat Handbook (Barron's Pet Handbooks)
The Goat Handbook (Barron's Pet Handbooks)

Ulrich Jaudas · Barron's Educational Series; Rev Tra edition
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Goats are economically valuable animals, but owners need basic information about their care, housing, breeding, and upkeep. Here is expert advice in non-technical language. Barron’s popular line of Pet Handbooks resembles Barron’s Pet Owner’s Manuals series, but are larger,...
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The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate—Discoveries From a Secret World
The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate—Discoveries From a Secret World

Peter Wohlleben · David Suzuki Institute
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A forester's fascinating stories, supported by the latest scientific research, reveal the extraordinary world of forests and illustrate how trees communicate and care for each other. In "The Hidden Life of Trees, " Peter Wohlleben shares his deep love of woods and forests and explains...
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