The Dogs of Bedlam Farm by Jon Katz
This adventure is an entertaining, quick read full of day-to-day adventures and tribulations of a suburbanite moved to the farm. It is surprising in its revelations of the human animal bond as well as insight into today's dog culture. It is very personal and any thinking dog person will immediately relate to the author's journey with laughter and tears. Highly recommend this and any other of his works!
The Hidden Life Of Dogs by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
In this beautiful account of 30 years of living with dogs, wolves, and dingoes, and of the ways their lives intertwined
with her own, Elizabeth Marshall Thomas gives readers a new understanding of canines, based on thousands of hours
of observation. 'Too bad dogs can't read. They'd be fascinated'.--Noel Perrin, USA Today.
I Am the Cat, Don't Forget That : Feline Expressions by Valerie Shaff , Roy Blount Jr.
A wonderful book of cat photographs with captions by Roy Blount, the Southern humorist and obvious cat person.
Successful Dog Adoption by Sue Sternberg
If everyone would educate themselves with this book before they adopt a dog well, the shelters would be empty! Here is the 'how to" for adoption that will enable you to make the best decision for a life long canine companion. Sue paints a realistic, practical picture from A to Z. It is a must read for anyone adopting a dog or who is involved in rescue and placement. Sue has a number of books that are excellent problem solving tools for dog issues.
The Tribe of Tiger : Cats and Their Culture by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
Anthropologist and novelist Elizabeth Marshall Thomas has an instinct for animals and for what makes them behave the way
they do. This time her subject is felines--housecats and their wild siblings. 'As the cherub is to the angel,' she writes, 'and
although today we tend to put the relationship the other way around, saying that tigers are a kind of cat rather than that cats
are a kind of tiger, the fact is that cats and tigers do represent the two extremes of one family, the alpha and omega of their kind.'
By the author of the highly regarded THE HIDDEN LI FE OF DOGS.
The Social Lives of Dogs by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
Author of THE HIDDEN LIFE OF DOGS once again proves that dogs are a human's best friend. This tale chronicle's the intertwined lives of the different dogs in Thomas' own household. A New York Times Notable Book for 2000.
Final Hope : Gaining Control of Your Aggressive Dog by Stephen J. Joubert
When you're at the end of your leash with your dog, there is help, there is hope. The straightforward, comprehensive training program you have in your hands will show you how to control your dog's aggression problem, now and for life.
Feeling Outnumbered? How to Manage and Enjoy Your Multi-Dog Household.by Karen B. London, Patricia B. McConnell
Looking for some tips to create a little order out of the canine chaos in your home? Concerned that there might be some tension between two of the dogs in your pack? Not sure if all that growling during play means trouble or not? This booklet has the answers to those questions and many more. Written to help you maximize the joy of living in a multi-dog household, it emphasizes the use of Ethology and Positive Reinforcement to teach your dogs to be polite and patient instead of demanding and pushy. Filled with practical ideas about keeping life fun in houses that have two dogs or many more than that, Feeling Outnumbered is a great resource for all multiple dog owners, whether novice of professional.
Animal Grace: Entering a Spiritual Relationship With Our Fellow Creatures by Susan Chernak McElroy
Discusses ahimsa (harmlessness - the Hindu and Buddhist doctrine of refraining from harming any living being ) as the basis of leading a compassionate life.
Dominion: The Power of Man, the Suffering of Animals, and the Call to Mercy by Matthew Scully
The Power of Man, the Suffering of Animals, and the Call to Mercy at Books-A-Million.'And God said, Let us make man
in our image, after our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and
over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.'--Genesis 1:24-26
In this crucial passage from the Old Testament, God grants mankind power over animals. But with this privilege comes
the grave responsibility to respect life, to treat animals with simple dignity and compassion. Somewhere along the way,
something has gone wrong.
You Can Save The Animals (251 Simple Ways to Stop Thoughtless Cruelty) by Ingrid E. Newkirk
Every day, in labs, food factories, and industries around the world, animals by the millions are subjected to inhumane cruelty. The good news is that you can do something to help stop it. This inspiring book shows you how. In You Can Save the Animals Ingrid Newkirk, cofounder and president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), gives you hundreds of simple acts of kindness that can help stop animal abuse today. You will be amazed at how much of a difference you alone can make in the lives of the most innocent among us.
Diet for a New America by John Robbins
The heir to the Baskin Robbin's fortune said goodbye to it all to embrace a lifestyle of compassion and care for the planet.
God's Covenant With Animals by R.J. Ryan
Scriptural support of humane treatment of animals to counter arguments of those who selectively (mis)use scripture to condone cruelty to animals.
A Dog Year : Twelve Months, Four Dogs, and Me by Jon Katz
A warm, humorous, and moving memoir of the enriching and ennobling experience of living with Labradors and a Border Collie is penned by the author of 'Running to the Mountain.'
Running to the Mountain : A Midlife Adventure by Jon Katz
Jon Katz, a respected journalist, father, and husband, was turning fifty. His writing career had taken a dubious turn,
his wife had a demanding career of her own, his daughter was preparing to leave home for college, and he had become
used to a sedentary lifestyle. Wonderfully witty and insightful, Running to the Mountain chronicles Katz's hunger for
change and his search for renewed purpose and meaning in his familiar world.Armed with the writings of Thomas Merton
and his two faithful Labradors, Katz trades in his suburban carpool-driving and escapes to the mountains of upstate New York.
Wolf Christmas by Daniel Manus Pinkwater, Jill Pinkwater
This simple and beautiful book, which steps into the souls of the wolves, offers a fresh take on a fine old theme. The New York Times Book Review, Judith Viorst
The Call of the Wild By Jack London
London's 1903 classic of a kidnapped dog and Yukon gold.
Reason for Hope : A Spiritual Journey by Jane Goodall, Phillip Berman
"This is a story about a journey, the journey of one human being through sixty-five years of earth time: my journey..."
The Ten Trusts : What We Must Do to Care for The Animals We Love by Jane Goodall, Marc Bekoff
Combining her life's work living among the chimpanzees with her spiritual perspective on the relationship between humans and animals, world-famous scientist Goodall collaborates with animal behaviorist Bekoff on the 'the ten trusts' that humans must honor as custodians of the planet.
Goodbye, Friend: Healing Wisdom for Anyone Who Has Ever Lost a Pet by Gary Kowalski
Healing wisdom for anyone who has ever lost a pet.
When Your Pet Outlives You: Protecting Animal Companions After You Die by David Congalton, Charlotte Alexander
This easy-to-use resource guide provides the most current information on providing for a pet. Included is a report on all relevant state statutes, important court decisions affecting people and their pets, and precise details on how to set up a pet trust.
Dog Law (4th National Edition) by Mary Randolph
A plain-English legal guide for dog owners and their neighbors
Blessing the Bridge: What Animals Teach Us About Death, Dying , and Beyond by Rita M. Reynolds
A pioneer in working with sick and dying animals, Rita Reynolds offers a spiritual perspective on the final stages that moves beyond fear and grief. She draws on 20 years of working with animals at her sanctuary, Howling Success, and includes inspirational stories and suggestions on how to be involved with an animal during the transition into death and beyond.
Bones Would Rain From the Sky: Deepening Our Relationships with Dogs by Suzanne Clothier
This unique and insightful guide helps readers go beyond what they already know about living with their dogs, creating a mutually beneficial relationship. This beautifully written exploration tells readers how they can develop a better rapport with their dogs.
Pet Crafts: 28 Great Toys, Gifts and Accessories for Your Favorite Dog or Cat by Heidi Boyd
28 great toys, gifts and accessories for your favorite dog or cat.
Save Our Strays: How We Can End Pet Overpopulation and Stop Killing Healthy Cats and Dogs by Bob Christiansen
This book is a thorough compendium of information about why animals enter shelters and how to save their lives, based on the most extensive studies.
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